Good Saturday morn. All week long, I save my favorite long form pieces. Pull up a chair, and settle in for the weekend reads:
• The $13 Billion Mystery Angels: How to secretly give billions away anonymously (Businessweek)
• Sonic Boom: How digital technology is transforming our relationship with sound (The Atlantic)
• Neuroaesthetics: Researchers unravel the biology of beauty and art. (The Scientist)
• Is This How We’ll Cure Cancer? (Forbes) see also Cancer ‘Miracle’ Patients Studied Anew for Disease Clues (Bloomberg)
• The Wizard of Minecraft: Meet Gaming’s Biggest Rockstar, Notch (Rolling Stone)
• Steven Pinker’s history of thought: What could be more interesting than how the mind works? (Harvard Gazette)
• Alan Guth: What made the Big Bang bang Nearly 35 years ago, the MIT physicist figured out what made the Big Bang bang. Finally, there’s evidence. (Boston Globe)
• The NBA’s Improbable Pipeline: How alumni from tiny Emerson college infiltrated pro basketball’s front offices (SB Nation)
• Are butter, cheese and steak really bad for you? The history of the anti-fat crusade (WSJ) see also Who owns Chicken Tikka Masala? (Roads and Kingdoms)
• The Obsessive Curator of the Internet: Jason Hirschhorn (Priceonomics)
Whats for brunch?
America’s Mobility Problem Is Real
Category: Financial Press
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