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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 8, 2012 @ 7:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My longer form readings for your weekend enjoyment — this may be my favorite list in a long time:

• Why Too Much Data Disables Your Decision Making (Psychology Today [1])
• The Science Behind Those Obama Campaign E-Mails (Businessweek [2])
• The Ups and Downs of Making Elevators Go (WSJ [3])
• Entitlements Scare Tactics (The Baseline Scenario [4]see also Greedy Geezers, Reconsidered (The American Prospect [5])
• The rise and fall of Lenny Dykstra (Newsday [6])
• We Are Alive: Profile of Bruce Springsteen at sixty-two (The New Yorker [7])
• The History of Boredom (Smithsonian Magazine [8])
• Why the Art World Is So Loathsome (Slate [9])
• The Making of a Philosophy Professor (The Chronicle [10])
• The Demonic Genius of Daniel Tosh (The Atlantic [11]) see also What’s so funny? (The Times Literary Supplement [12])

What are you reading?

 

Apple’s Power Within
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Source: WSJ [14]

 


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[1] Psychology Today: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/glue/201212/why-too-much-data-disables-your-decision-making

[2] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-11-29/the-science-behind-those-obama-campaign-e-mails

[3] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578143200385871618.html

[4] The Baseline Scenario: http://baselinescenario.com/2012/12/03/entitlements-scare-tactics/

[5] The American Prospect: http://prospect.org/article/greedy-geezers-reconsidered

[6] Newsday: http://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/the-rise-and-fall-of-lenny-dykstra-1.4280504?qr=1

[7] The New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/07/30/120730fa_fact_remnick?currentPage=all

[8] Smithsonian Magazine: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/The-History-of-Boredom-180161211.html?c=y&story=fullstory

[9] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/doonan/2012/11/art_basel_why_i_m_not_going_hint_it_s_because_the_modern_art_world_is_the.single.html

[10] The Chronicle: http://chronicle.com/article/The-Making-of-a-Philosophy/135876/

[11] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/12/the-demonic-genius-of-daniel-tosh/309171/

[12] The Times Literary Supplement: http://www.the-tls.co.uk/tls/public/article1171575.ece

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/APPLES.jpg

[14] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323316804578163733429534650.html

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