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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On May 18, 2013 @ 7:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My longer form weekend reading material:

• How the Case for Austerity Has Crumbled (NYRB [1])
• The changing nature of work: Increasing automation is fundamentally shifting the nature of work away from ‘making stuff’ towards personal services. (piera [2])
That’s a ‘Depression’: Europe’s Double-Dip Is Officially Longer Than Its Great Recession (Atlantic [3])
• This Is Your Brain, On: How our minds work their way through the maze of consciousness (BookForum [4]
• Dirty medicine: Epic inside story of long-term criminal fraud at Ranbaxy (Fortune [5]) see also Meet the career con man who made a fortune selling illegal pharmaceuticals online—and pulled off a federal sting that forced Google to pay $500 million. (Wired [6])
• Jaron Lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle class (Salon [7])
• Welcome to the Programmable World (Wired [8])
• The Possibilian: The mysteries of time and the brain.  (The New Yorker [9])
• Secret Rocks: The $10 billion jewels industry is shrouded in beauty—and mystery. Is change about to come? (WSJ [10])
• The Dark and Starry Eyes of Ray Bradbury (The New Atlantis [11])

What’s up for the weekend?

 

Tepid Profits, Roaring Stocks
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[1] NYRB: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/jun/06/how-case-austerity-has-crumbled/?pagination=false

[2] piera: http://www.pieria.co.uk/articles/the_changing_nature_of_work

[3] Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/05/thats-a-depression-europes-doubledip-is-officially-longer-than-its-great-recession/275903/

[4] BookForum: http://www.bookforum.com/inprint/020_01/11211

[5] Fortune: http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2013/05/15/ranbaxy-fraud-lipitor/

[6] Wired: http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/05/google-pharma-whitaker-sting?cid=co8016464

[7] Salon: http://www.salon.com/2013/05/12/jaron_lanier_the_internet_destroyed_the_middle_class/

[8] Wired: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2013/05/internet-of-things/all/

[9] The New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/04/25/110425fa_fact_bilger?currentPage=all

[10] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323372504578466933124542820.html?mod=wsj_valettop_email#articleTabs%3Darticle

[11] The New Atlantis: http://www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/the-dark-and-starry-eyes-of-ray-bradbury

[12] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/MI-BW020A_MKTLE_G_20130516183604.jpg

[13] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323398204578487460105747412.html

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