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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On June 29, 2013 @ 7:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some longer form reading for your weekend pleasure:

• Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales Is Not an Internet Billionaire (NYT [1])
• Enlightenment Engineer (Wired [2])
• How Woody Allen Sees It (WSJ [3])
• How low can gold go? (FT Alphaville [4]) see also Don’t Cry For The Gold Bugs: When Gold’s A Good Investment, The Economy Sags (Forbes [5])
• Hey, MSM: All Journalism is Advocacy Journalism (Taibblog [6])
• Does life have a purpose? (aeon [7]) see also I Think I Am, I Think I Am: Why Descartes still matters (Slate [8])
• Did NSA Take a Page From Domesday Book on Data Hoarding? (Echoes [9]) see also The case for a secrecy beat (Columbia Journalism Review [10])
• What is Science and Why Should We Care? (Logos [11])
• New York’s Benjamin Lawsky Collects Scalps, Showing Regulators Can *Gasp* Regulate (naked capitalism [12])
• Futuo! How the Romans Swore (Atlantic [13])

Whats are you doing this weekend?


Wall St boom, Main St bust
Chart [14]
Source: FT Alphaville [15]

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[1] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/30/magazine/jimmy-wales-is-not-an-internet-billionaire.html?pagewanted=2&_r=1&ref=magazine&pagewanted=all

[2] Wired: http://www.wired.com/business/2013/06/meditation-mindfulness-silicon-valley/all/

[3] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323469804578523611076250442.html?mod=WSJ_hps_LEFTTopStories

[4] FT Alphaville: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/06/28/1550092/how-low-can-gold-go/

[5] Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/louiswoodhill/2013/06/27/dont-cry-for-the-gold-bugs-when-golds-a-good-investment-the-economy-sags/

[6] Taibblog: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblog/hey-msm-all-journalism-is-advocacy-journalism-20130627

[7] aeon: http://www.aeonmagazine.com/world-views/does-life-have-a-purpose/

[8] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2013/06/steven_nadler_s_descartes_biography_reviewed.single.html

[9] Echoes: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-21/did-nsa-take-a-page-from-domesday-book-on-data-hoarding-.html

[10] Columbia Journalism Review: http://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/the_case_for_a_secrecy_beat.php?page=all

[11] Logos: http://logosjournal.com/2013/sokal/

[12] naked capitalism: http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2013/06/new-yorks-benjamin-lawsky-collects-scalps-showing-regulators-can-gasp-regulate.html

[13] Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/05/-em-futuo-em-how-the-romans-swore/276397/

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Screen-shot-2013-06-27-at-5.29.58-PM.png

[15] FT Alphaville: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2013/06/27/1549852/wall-st-boom-main-st-bust/

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