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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On March 15, 2014 @ 7:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Pour yourself a strong cuppa Joe, and start your Saturday morning with my longer form, weekend reads:

• Richard Branson: The Stuntman (London Review of Books [1])
• Meet DARPA’s new generation of robots (Aeon [2]) see also Your Job Taught to Machines Puts Half U.S. Work at Risk (Bloomberg [3])
• Edward Snowden SXSW: Full Transcription and Video (Inside [4])
• Drowning in Light: How Technology Feeds our Addiction to Light (Nautilus [5])
• Inside The Barista Class (The Awl [6])
• DataBall: The new Basketball Stats (Grantland [7]) see also Meet the world’s most marketed 12-year-old basketball player (Tampa Bay [8])
•  Exposing the big lie of the post-crash economy (TNR [9])
• The intolerance of uneconomic economics (Pieria [10])
• The Story Behind the Rob Ford Story (The Walrus [11])
• That Chop on the Upbeat: Junior Braithwaite and the history of Jamaican popular music (Oxford American [12])

60 and sunny in the NYC area — looks like a top down kinda day!

 

Number of U.S. Millionaires Reaches Record High

Source: CNN Money [13]

 


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[1] London Review of Books: http://www.lrb.co.uk/v36/n06/david-runciman/the-stuntman

[2] Aeon: http://aeon.co/magazine/being-human/meet-darpas-new-generation-of-humanoid-robots/

[3] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-03-12/your-job-taught-to-machines-puts-half-u-s-work-at-risk.html

[4] Inside: http://blog.inside.com/blog/2014/3/10/edward-snowden-sxsw-full-transcription-and-video

[5] Nautilus: http://nautil.us/issue/11/light/drowning-in-light

[6] The Awl: http://www.theawl.com/2014/03/the-service-economy-trap-inside-brooklyns-barista-class

[7] Grantland: http://grantland.com/features/expected-value-possession-nba-analytics/

[8] Tampa Bay: http://www.tampabay.com/news/humaninterest/meet-the-most-marketed-12-year-old-basketball-player-in-the-world/2167460

[9] TNR: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/116919/big-lie-haunts-post-crash-economy

[10] Pieria: http://www.pieria.co.uk/articles/the_intolerance_of_uneconomic_economics

[11] The Walrus: http://thewalrus.ca/the-story-behind-the-rob-ford-story/

[12] Oxford American: http://www.oxfordamerican.org/articles/2014/feb/18/chop-upbeat/

[13] CNN Money: http://money.cnn.com/2014/03/14/news/economy/us-millionaires-households/index.html

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