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Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On March 3, 2012 @ 2:00 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some reads for your weekend reading pleasure:

• Form and Fortune: Steve Jobs’s pursuit of perfection—and the consequences (New Republic [1])
• Being wrong: The value of agnosticism (Synapses [2])
• Science-and-engineering workforce has stalled in U.S., report says (Computer World [3])
• How Luther went viral (Economist [4])
• The Body Counter: Meet Patrick Ball, a statistician who’s spent his life lifting the fog of war (Foreign Policy [5])
• Brazil: A Nation of Citizen Philosophers (Boston Review [6])
• Revenge of the Nerd: It’s Ray Bradbury’s future—we’re just living in it (American Conservative [7])
• What Does a Conductor Do? (NY Mag [8])
• The Missing Middle in American Politics (Foreign Affairs [9])
• “Cities Are Making Us More Human” (European Mag [10])

What are you reading?

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Source: MoJo [12]


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[1] New Republic: http://www.tnr.com/article/books-and-arts/magazine/100978/form-fortune-steve-jobs-philosopher?passthru=NjBmMzkyYjk0Y2ZlMTY0MzgxYmIzMjY3NDhlMjRiOWM

[2] Synapses: http://synapses.co.za/wrong-agnosticism/

[3] Computer World: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9224823/Science_and_engineering_workforce_has_stalled_in_U.S._report_says

[4] Economist: http://www.economist.com/node/21541719

[5] Foreign Policy: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/02/27/the_body_counter?page=full

[6] Boston Review: http://www.bostonreview.net/BR37.1/carlos_fraenkel_brazil_teaching_philosophy.php

[7] American Conservative: http://www.theamericanconservative.com/blog/revenge-of-the-nerd/

[8] NY Mag: http://nymag.com/print/?/arts/classicaldance/classical/features/conductors-2012-1/

[9] Foreign Affairs: http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/137287/reihan-salam/the-missing-middle-in-american-politics?page=show

[10] European Mag: http://theeuropean-magazine.com/420-glaeser-edward/421-humans-cities-and-the-environment

[11] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/blog_gasoline_prices_february_2012.jpg

[12] MoJo: http://motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2012/02/gasoline-prices

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