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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 11, 2014 @ 8:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Yay, its the weekend! Here are the longer form reads I’ve saved up all week:

• Is Life a Ponzi Scheme? (Boston Review [1])
• The Great Story: In the run-up to the Great Recession, accountability journalism saw the story that access journalism missed (Columbia Journalism Review [2])
• Thinking Outside the (Big) Box (NY Times [3])
• Your USB cable, the spy: Inside the NSA’s catalog of surveillance magic (Ars Technica [4])
• The Agony of Frank Luntz (The Atlantic [5])
• The uncomfortable truth about Brad Stone’s Amazon book (Fortune [6])
• The Real Story of Linda Taylor, America’s Original Welfare Queen (Slate [7])
• How Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg learned to focus on the bottom line (WSJ [8])
• We need to talk about TED (The Guardian [9])
• This Is Why Einstein’s Brain Was Better Than Yours (io9 [10])

What’s up for the weekend?


Lessons Learned in 2013 From ETF Fund Flows

Source: Morningstar [11]

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[1] Boston Review: http://bostonreview.net/books-ideas/mark-johnston-samuel-scheffler-death-afterlife-humanity-ponzi-scheme

[2] Columbia Journalism Review: http://www.cjr.org/feature/the_great_story.php

[3] NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/05/magazine/thinking-outside-the-big-box.html?pagewanted=all

[4] Ars Technica: http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/12/inside-the-nsas-leaked-catalog-of-surveillance-magic/

[5] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/01/the-agony-of-frank-luntz/282766/

[6] Fortune: http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2014/01/02/the-uncomfortable-truth-about-brad-stones-amazon-book/

[7] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/history/2013/12/linda_taylor_welfare_queen_ronald_reagan_made_her_a_notorious_american_villain.html

[8] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303640604579296452086218242

[9] The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/30/we-need-to-talk-about-ted

[10] io9: http://io9.com/this-is-why-einsteins-brain-was-better-than-yours-1441971724

[11] Morningstar: http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/article.aspx?id=629963

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