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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On July 20, 2013 @ 7:15 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Pull up a chair, pour a cup of joe, and dig in to my longer form weekend reading list:

• The Gates Effect (The Chronicle of Higher Education [1])
• Jack Handey Is the Envy of Every Comedy Writer in America (NYT Magazine [2])
• Morgan Stanley is having an identity crisis (Quartz [3])
• An interview with Tim Harford and an excerpt from his new book,  Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure [4] (boingboing [5])
• Automation Anxiety (Wilson Quarterly [6])
• 8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They’d Known Then (Fast Company [7])
• The Case of the Trombone and the Mysterious Disappearing Camera: As cameras become smaller and more ubiquitous, they risk disappearing entirely (Tribeca [8])
• From Coast to Toast: America’s most golden coastal enclaves wage losing battles against erosion (Vanity Fair [9])
• The Strange Disappearance of Cooperation in America (Social Evolution Forum [10]) see also How Fox News created a new culture of idiots (Salon [11])
• The Inner Game Of Everything: Why Is A Four-Decade-Old Tennis Book Still A Self-Help Sensation? (BuzzFeed [12])

Whats up for the weekend?


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[1] The Chronicle of Higher Education: http://chronicle.com/article/The-Gates-Effect/140323/?src=longreads

[2] NYT Magazine: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/21/magazine/jack-handey-is-the-envy-of-every-comedy-writer-in-america.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all&

[3] Quartz: http://qz.com/83670/morgan-stanley/

[4] Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0374100969/thebigpictu09-20

[5] boingboing: http://boingboing.net/2011/05/31/adapt.html

[6] Wilson Quarterly: http://www.wilsonquarterly.com/essays/automation-anxiety

[7] Fast Company: http://www.fastcompany.com/3009482/dialed/8-successful-entrepreneurs-give-their-younger-selves-lessons-they-wish-theyd-known-th

[8] Tribeca: http://tribecafilm.com/future-of-film/google-glass-go-pro-disappearing-camera-trombone

[9] Vanity Fair: http://www.vanityfair.com/society/2013/08/end-of-malibu-nantucket-erosion

[10] Social Evolution Forum: http://socialevolutionforum.com/2013/06/21/strange-disappearance/

[11] Salon: http://www.salon.com/2012/10/28/aaron_james_excerpt/

[12] BuzzFeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/reeveswiedeman/the-inner-game-of-everything-why-is-a-four-decade-old-tennis

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