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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 29, 2012 @ 6:15 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some longer form reads to begin your extended weekend:

• Scientology: The Tip of the Spear (LA Magazine [1]) Note: This is the article that brought Scientology into the light tears ago
Ooh a chair! Signs of Changes Taking Hold in Electronics Factories in China (NYT [2])
• The Structure of Scientific Revolutions at Fifty (The New Atlantis [3]) but see The Folly of Scientism (The New Atlantis [4])
• The Boy Who Became a World War II Veteran at 13 Years Old (Past Imperfect [5])
• The Sharp, Sudden Decline of America’s Middle Class (Rolling Stone [6])
• The Fixers: How ‘Fix the Debt’ Won Over Wall Street and Built a Fiscal Cliff Army (NY Magazine [7])
• What Turned Jaron Lanier Against the Web? (Smithsonian [8])
• Three lessons from the near-final popular vote (Los Angeles Times [9]) see also Setting the Stage for a Second Term (TIME [10])
• Alan Turing in three words (The Times Literary Supplement [11])
• What are the top five books you must-read? (Barking Up The Wrong Tree [12])

What do you have going  on this weekend?

 

Why you’re right to be obsessed with Apple stock
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Source: Fortune [14]


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[1] LA Magazine: http://www.lamag.com/features/2012/12/18/the-tip-of-the-spear/print?src=longreads

[2] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/27/business/signs-of-changes-taking-hold-in-electronics-factories-in-china.html?adxnnl=1&ref=technology&pagewanted=all&adxnnlx=1356616772-Wj6mT6XdKer1WrXEmymdUw

[3] The New Atlantis: http://www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/the-structure-of-scientific-revolutions-at-fifty

[4] The New Atlantis: http://www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/the-folly-of-scientism

[5] Past Imperfect: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2012/12/the-boy-who-became-a-world-war-ii-veteran-at-13-years-old/

[6] Rolling Stone: http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/the-sharp-sudden-decline-of-americas-middle-class-20120622?print=true

[7] NY Magazine: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2012/11/how-fix-the-debt-won-over-wall-street.html

[8] Smithsonian: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/What-Turned-Jaron-Lanier-Against-the-Web-183832741.html?c=y&story=fullstory

[9] Los Angeles Times: http://touch.latimes.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-73705143/

[10] TIME: http://poy.time.com/2012/12/19/setting-the-stage-for-a-second-term/print/

[11] The Times Literary Supplement: http://www.the-tls.co.uk/tls/public/article1179883.ece

[12] Barking Up The Wrong Tree: http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2012/12/books-missed/

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

[14] Fortune: http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2012/12/06/apple-stock-investing/

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