10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morn — it looks to be a good one, too. Before you go enjoy this gorgeous spring weather, some longer form columns for your reading enjoyment:

• The Taming of the Trading Monster (or, the fund formerly known as SAC) (NY Mag)
• The Popes of Silicon Valley: How Greylock Partners Finds the Next Facebook (Newsweek)
• How to Watch the World Cup Like a True Soccer Nerd (Grantland)
Jimmy Iovine: The Man With the Magic Ears (Rolling Stone)
• Scenes From D-Day, Then and Now (The Atlantic) see also Robert Capa’s Longest Day (Vanity Fair)
• The Robots Running This Way (MIT Technology Review)
• If everyone’s an idiot, guess who’s the jerk?  (Aeon)
• Forget CSI: A Disaster Is Happening in America’s Crime Labs (Business Insider)
• Guardian at the Gate: The Guardian, financed through a trust created by its then owners in the Thirties  may well be the best-funded newspaper in the world (GQ)
• Miami Gardens is Suspect City: Florida City’s ‘Stop & Frisk’ detains 56,922 people — with not a single arrest  (Fusion)

Where are the fish biting?


Inflation-Adjusted Dow Near Six Month High

Source: Chart of the Day

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