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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 24, 2013 @ 7:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My longer form, pour-a-ciup-of-joe, deep dive reads to start off your weekend:

• Can Ireland’s Celtic Tiger roar again? (Washington Post [1])
• What Type of Decision Maker Are You? (Farnam Street [2]) see also Manias, Panics, and Crashes (Seeking Wisdom [3])
• On being ‘right’ in science (Plos [4])
• Ripping Off Young America: The College-Loan Scandal (Rolling Stone [5])
• Why a New Golden Age for UI Design Is Around the Corner (Wired [6])
• Complexity and the Ten-Thousand-Hour Rule (New Yorker) see also Searching for the Perfect Athlete (New Yorker)
• The Picasso Effect: What The Success of Cubism Teaches Us About Radical Innovation  (Ian Leslie [7])
• Alvy Ray Smith: RGBA, the birth of compositing & the founding of Pixar (FX Guide [8])
• Oppenheimer: The Shape of Genius (New York Review of Books [9])
• Sorry Maserati, BMW’s $131,000 M6 Beats You on Looks (Bloomberg [10]) see also Go East! 370 HP BMWs Find Thrills on Fast German Autobahn (Bloomberg [11])

What are you doing this weekend?

 

Household Income’s Slow Climb Back
Chart [12]
Source: NYT [13]


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[1] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/can-irelands-celtic-tiger-roar-again/2013/08/16/1462304c-0460-11e3-a07f-49ddc7417125_story.html

[2] Farnam Street: http://www.farnamstreetblog.com/2013/08/what-type-of-decision-maker-are-you/

[3] Seeking Wisdom: http://janav.wordpress.com/2013/08/04/manias-panics-and-crashes/

[4] Plos: http://blogs.plos.org/thestudentblog/2013/08/13/on-being-right-in-science/

[5] Rolling Stone: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/ripping-off-young-america-the-college-loan-scandal-20130815

[6] Wired: http://www.wired.com/design/2013/08/design-and-the-digital-world/

[7] Ian Leslie: https://medium.com/p/ad152b57da05

[8] FX Guide: http://www.fxguide.com/featured/alvy-ray-smith-rgba-the-birth-of-compositing-the-founding-of-pixar/

[9] New York Review of Books: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/aug/15/oppenheimer-shape-genius/?pagination=false

[10] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-15/sorry-maserati-bmw-s-131-000-m6-beats-you-on-looks.html

[11] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-18/go-east-370-hp-bmws-find-thrills-on-fast-german-autobahn.html

[12] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/standalone.jpg

[13] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/22/us/politics/us-median-income-rises-but-is-still-6-below-its-2007-peak.html?gwh=259ACD387A93D690FED32FDD0DF8852E

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