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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On May 11, 2013 @ 9:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Pull up a chair, pour yourself a cup of joe, and enjoy our longer form reads:

The Money Shot: Mark Zuckerberg and Kevin Systrom on What Really Happened When Facebook Bought Instagram (Vanity Fair [1])
Turns out VCs are merely as lucky as Hedge Funds:  A Humbled Kleiner Perkins Adjusts Its Strategy (DealBook [2])
• Math as Myth (Nautilus [3])
• Foul-Weather Friends: Radical critique from an unexpected source — the head of currency trading at a major Wall Street firm (Jacobin [4])
• Inside the MIT media lab (FT Magazine [5])
• The Luckiest Village in the World (GQ [6])
• How are humans going to become extinct? (BBC [7]see also Can Humans Survive? (Daily Beast [8])
• The Invention of David Bowie (New York Review of Books [9])
• How the GOP Congressional Gerrymander Encouraged their Crazies & Hurt the Party’s National Prospects (The National Memo [10])
• The book that changed the world: Stewart Brand’s Whole Earth Catalog (theguardian [11])

Whats up for the weekend?

 

New Leaders Drive the Bull’s Charge
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Source: Barron’s [13]


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[1] Vanity Fair: http://www.vanityfair.com/business/2013/06/kara-swisher-instagram

[2] DealBook: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/05/07/a-humbled-kleiner-perkins-adjusts-its-strategy/

[3] Nautilus: http://nautil.us/issue/0/the-story-of-nautilus/math-as-myth

[4] Jacobin: http://jacobinmag.com/2013/05/foul-weather-friends/

[5] FT Magazine: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/49b501e0-b1e8-11e2-9315-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2SFqoXEs2

[6] GQ: http://www.gq.com/news-politics/newsmakers/201305/spanish-lottery-winners-sodeto?printable=true&mbid=social_twitter_gqmagazine

[7] BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22002530

[8] Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2013/05/06/the-sixth-mass-extinction-is-upon-us-can-humans-survive.html

[9] New York Review of Books: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/may/23/invention-david-bowie/

[10] The National Memo: http://www.nationalmemo.com/lol-of-the-week-the-gop-cant-gerrymander-the-elections-they-need-most/

[11] theguardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/may/05/stewart-brand-whole-earth-catalog

[12] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/BA-BB918B_BOL_c_G_20130511030314.jpg

[13] Barron’s: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424052748704253204578466970910711086.html

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