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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 31, 2013 @ 7:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Good Saturday morning. Here are my favorite long form readings to start off your 3 day weekend:

• Trigger: The life of a guitar.  This was my favorite read this week  (Texas Monthly [1])
• The Man Who Invented Modern Probability: Mathematics & Chance encounters in the life of Andrei Kolmogorov (Nautilus [2])
• Microsoft’s Lost Decade (Vanity Fair [3])
• Familiar faces: “Super recognizers” never forget a visage, an unusual ability that can be put to good use (ScienceNews [4])
• The God of  Comedy Will See You Now: Lorne Michaels (NYT [5])
• In search of the real thing: Recognizing talent is far easier when it’s accompanied by its occasional companion, success (FT Magazine [6])
• The Wonderbrewer of Nowheresville: On a 230-year-old family farm in a remote corner of Vermont, an enigmatic young brewer quietly stirs up some of the most acclaimed beers in the world. (Narratively [7])
• To Protect Its Empire, ESPN Stays on Offense (NYT [8])
• The Rise and Fall of a Spammer (Medium [9])
• What’s Wrong With Wine on the Web (WSJ [10])

Whats up for the holiday weekend?


Fixed Income Is Buffeted by the Winds of Outflows
pimco outflows [11]
Source: Institutional Investor [12]

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[1] Texas Monthly: http://www.texasmonthly.com/story/trigger

[2] Nautilus: http://nautil.us/issue/4/the-unlikely/the-man-who-invented-modern-probability

[3] Vanity Fair: http://www.vanityfair.com/business/2012/08/microsoft-lost-mojo-steve-ballmer

[4] ScienceNews: http://www.sciencenews.org/view/feature/id/352687/description/Familiar_faces

[5] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/25/arts/television/the-god-of-snl-will-see-you-now.html?adxnnl=1&pagewanted=all&adxnnlx=1377521750-/HktrLu0q5tppMxCCRaLPw

[6] FT Magazine: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/c3c4f7da-09f2-11e3-bc4e-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2d4zF4GcO

[7] Narratively: http://narrative.ly/drinking-buddies/the-wonderbrewer-of-nowheresville/

[8] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/27/sports/ncaafootball/to-defend-its-empire-espn-stays-on-offensive.html?pagewanted=all

[9] Medium: https://medium.com/science-and-technology/b60a29a2409a

[10] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123939668806909355.html

[11] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/pimco-outflows.png

[12] Institutional Investor: http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3248099/Pimco-Is-Buffeted-by-the-Winds-of-Fixed-Income-Outflows.html

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