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10 Weekend Reads

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

Here are my longer form weekend readings:

• The Rise and Fall of BlackBerry: An Oral History (Businessweek [1])
• The Man Who Would Teach Machines to Think (Atlantic [2])
• The Search for a Blockbuster Insomnia Drug (New Yorker [3])
• The Economics of Infomercials (Priceonomics [4])
• Netflix Has a Plan to Rewire our Entire Culture (New Republic [5])
• Rumsfeld’s War and Its Consequences Now(New York Review of Books) [6] see also Pentagon’s bosses thwart accurate audit of DOD’s main accounting office (McClatchy) [7]
• The Anti-Reactionary FAQ (Slate Star Codex [8])
• Forging an Art Market in China (NY Times [9])
• Statistically, Who’s the Greatest Person in History? (New Republic [10])
• How To Waste Time Properly (Nautilus [11]) speaking of which: The 80 Most Powerful Photos of 2013 (The Roosevelts [12])

What are you up to this weekend?

 

Central Banks Warn of Bitcoin Risks

Source: WSJ [13]


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URLs in this post:

[1] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/printer/articles/171460-the-rise-and-fall-of-blackberry-an-oral-history

[2] Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/11/the-man-who-would-teach-machines-to-think/309529/

[3] New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2013/12/09/131209fa_fact_parker

[4] Priceonomics: http://priceonomics.com/the-economics-of-infomercials/

[5] New Republic: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/115687/netflixs-war-mass-culture

[6] (New York Review of Books): http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/dec/19/rumsfelds-war-and-its-consequences-now/

[7] (McClatchy): http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/11/22/209356/pentagons-bosses-thwart-accurate.html

[8] Slate Star Codex: http://slatestarcodex.com/2013/10/20/the-anti-reactionary-faq/

[9] NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2013/china-art-fraud/

[10] New Republic: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/115669/ranking-historical-figures-skiena-and-wards-whos-bigger-reviewed

[11] Nautilus: http://nautil.us/issue/7/waste/how-to-waste-time-properly

[12] Roosevelts: http://www.rsvlts.com/2013/12/03/powerful-photos-2013/

[13] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303497804579239451297424842

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