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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 17, 2012 @ 6:51 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Its Saturday morning, and that means its time for some longer form reads to keep you busy over the weekend:

Paul Volcker: What the New President Should Consider (NY Review of Books [1])
Luck and Skill Untangled: Q&A with Michael Mauboussin (Wired [2])
• The Vine Nerds (Wired [3])
• Microsoft has failed (Semi Accurate [4]) see also Windows 8 Sales Well Below Projections, Plenty of Blame to Go Around (Thurott [5])
• The Hazards of Growing Up Painlessly (NYT [6])
• When Congress Busted Milton Friedman and Libertarianism Was Created By Big Business Lobbyists (NSFW Corp [7])
• BEST. REVIEW. EVER. As Not Seen on TV Restaurant Review: Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar in Times Square (NYT [8]) see also Guy Fieri’s Most Disgusting Food is Not Even at His Times Square Restaurant (Gawker [9])
• Engineers’ Warnings in 2009 Detailed Storm Surge Threat to the Region (NYT [10])
• Stray penises and politicos (David Simon [11])
• The Great Campaign Polling Conspiracy (Bloomberg [12]) see also How Conservative Media Lost to the MSM and Failed the Rank and File (The Atlantic [13])

What are you doing this weekend?

Brett Arends: Why Microsoft Beats Apple
Source: WSJ [15]

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[1] NY Review of Books: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2012/dec/06/what-new-president-should-consider/?pagination=false

[2] Wired: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/11/luck-and-skill-untangled-qa-with-michael-mauboussin/

[3] Wired: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/10/mf-fruition-sciences-winemakers/all/

[4] Semi Accurate: http://semiaccurate.com/2012/11/14/microsoft-has-failed/

[5] Thurott: http://winsupersite.com/windows-8/windows-8-sales-well-below-projections-plenty-blame-go-around

[6] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/18/magazine/ashlyn-blocker-feels-no-pain.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

[7] NSFW Corp: http://www.nsfwcorp.com/dispatch/milton-friedman

[8] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/14/dining/reviews/restaurant-review-guys-american-kitchen-bar-in-times-square.html

[9] Gawker: http://gawker.com/5961072/guy-fieris-most-disgusting-food-is-not-even-at-his-times-square-restaurant

[10] NYT: https://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/nyregion/in-2009-engineers-detailed-storm-surge-threat-to-new-york-city.html?hp

[11] David Simon: http://davidsimon.com/stray-penises-and-politicos/

[12] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-14/the-great-campaign-polling-conspiracy.html

[13] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/11/how-conservative-media-lost-to-the-msm-and-failed-the-rank-and-file/264855/

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/BF-AD861_UPSIDE_G_20121116173010.jpg

[15] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595904578121334162054890.html

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