Good Saturday morn. Pour yourself a strong cup of Joe, settle into your favorite chair, and enjoy our long-form weekend reads:
• Everything Is Broken: Don’t be fooled — your tech barely functions (Medium)
• How Gamblers Get Hot (New Yorker)
• Fascinating story about relationships: I went undercover on Ashley Madison to find out why women cheat (DailyDot)
• Beauty ≠ truth: Scientists prize elegant theories, but a taste for simplicity is a treacherous guide. (Aeon)
• Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Glenn Greenwald speaks up (C/Net)
•No Time: How did we get so busy? (New Yorker)
• The Great Smartphone War: Apple vs. Samsung (Vanity Fair)
• The Man Who Made Libertarians Wrong about the Constitution (New Republic) see also Mouthbreathing Machiavellis Dream of a Silicon Reich (The Baffler)
• The Case of the Vanishing Honey Bee: Pesticides and the Perfect Crime (Earthjustice)
• How YouTube and Internet Journalism Destroyed Tom Cruise, Our Last Real Movie Star (LA Weekly)
Whats up for the long weekend?
Stock Market Rallies (Dow Since 1900)
Source: Chart of the Day
Category: Financial Press
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