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Wednesday Notes: Charlie Munger, Economics & Equality for Black Workers, Fear of God Athletics, NBA In Season Tournament Elite 8 and more

Wednesday Notes: Charlie Munger, Economics & Equality for Black Workers, Fear of God Athletics, NBA In Season Tournament Elite 8 and more

Charles T. Munger, Much More Than Warren Buffett’s No. 2, Dies at 99

Charles T. Munger, Much More Than Warren Buffett’s No. 2, Dies at 99
A billionaire himself, he was the witty vice chairman of Mr. Buffett’s powerhouse investment firm Berkshire Hathaway. But he had far more influence than his title suggested.

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The reissue of Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Essential Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger is due out December 5 from Stripe Press.


Fear of God Athletics: The 2023-2024 Season

Fear of God Athletics: The 2023-2024 Season
Fear of God Athletics extends the preexisting spirit and foundation of Fear of God. Built and engineered by adidas - “The Brand with the Three Stripes” - Fear of God Athletics completes the brand architecture of Fear of God, which was established in 2013 by Jerry Lorenzo. The house is

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Exclusive: Jerry Lorenzo on His Long-Awaited Fear of God x Adidas Collaboration
In a first look at Fear of God Athletics, Jerry Lorenzo explains his fight to get the brand ready for prime time. “I’m not going to put out a product that I don’t stand behind.”

Economics & Equality: What a Drop in Promotions for Black Workers Says About Corporate Diversity Efforts

Economics & Equality: What a Drop in Promotions for Black Workers Says About Corporate Diversity Efforts
A push to elevate Black men and women into management roles is losing ground in big companies. U.S. companies have lost momentum in promoting Black professionals into management, according to new data from McKinsey & Co. After the May 2020 murder of George Floyd set off a national conversation ab…


Dapper Dan for GAP: Shot by Joshua Kissi

Dapper Dan for GAP: Shot by Joshua Kissi
Dapper Dan crafted a campaign for GAP that “represents a visual bridge where Harlem and GAP meet.” Shot and directed by Ghanaian American creative photographer Joshua Kissi, the “DAP GAP ” campaign pictures a multigenerational cast of Harlem legends, including Melba Wilson, Felipe Luciano, Giannina…

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs temporarily steps down as Revolt chairman amid sexual abuse allegations

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs temporarily steps down as Revolt chairman amid sexual abuse allegations
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs has temporarily stepped down as chairman of his cable television network Revolt amid multiple sexual abuse allegations aga…

Sports

NBA In-Season Tournament: Knockout Rounds Final 8 Teams

NBA In-Season Tournament: Knockout Rounds Final 8 Teams
The final eight teams for the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament are now set to play each other in the Knockout Rounds. East Pacers (Group A winner) Bucks (Group B winner) Celtics (Group C winner) Knicks (Wild Card) West Lakers (Group A winner) Pelicans (Group B winner) Kings (Group C winner)

Has Devin Booker Become the NBA’s Best Point Guard?

Has Devin Booker Become the NBA’s Best Point Guard?
The Phoenix Suns star was already one of the best scorers in the game. Now he’s become one of its greatest passers, too, unlocking new levels to his game.

Mark Cuban to sell majority stake in Mavericks to Miriam Adelson, but keep hand in operations: Sources

Cuban to sell majority stake in Mavericks: Sources
Cuban purchased the Mavericks for $285 million in January 2000.

Eagles can clinch playoff berth this week

Eagles can clinch playoff berth this week
The Eagles can become the first team to clinch a playoff berth.

Technology

Fearless Fund grant program was already ‘at risk’ before lawsuit

Fearless Fund grant program was already ‘at risk’ before lawsuit | TechCrunch
A leaked document shines new light on the fund’s relationship with Mastercard and the embattled grant program.

Sports Illustrated is the latest media company damaged by an AI experiment gone wrong

Sports Illustrated is the latest media company damaged by an AI experiment gone wrong
Sports Illustrated is the latest media company damaged by being less than forthcoming about who or what is writing its stories at the dawn of the artificial intelligence age

Sneakers

The Air Jordan 11 “Gratitude” Is Dropping Next Week—Here’s Everything You Need to Know
Everyone’s favorite annual sneaker tradition is back.
Nike Sabrina 1 “Medium Soft Pink” FQ3381-600 | Nice Kicks
Nike Sabrina 1 “Medium Soft Pink” boasts a full-length Nike React cushioning combined with a Zoom Air unit in the forefoot. Head to Nice Kicks for more.
Nike LeBron 21 “Conchiolin” HF5841-100 | Nice Kicks
Nike LeBron 21 “Conchiolin” is inspired by protein-fortifying mollusk shells and features a pearlescent shell-like design. Head to Nice Kicks for more.
Breaking Down the Design of the Nike Alphafly 3 | Nice Kicks
Not only is the Nike Alphafly 3 the latest super shoe, it’s already Nike’s current marathon record holder. Read more on Nice Kicks.