10 Weekend Reads

Happy weekend! Settle into your favorite easy chair, pour yourself some coffee, and enJoy our long form reads:

• When She Talks, Banks Shudder (NY Times)
• Inside YouTube’s Fame Factory (Fast Company) see also YouTube Stars More Popular Than Mainstream Celebs Among U.S. Teens (Variety)
• Potato Salad: By the Numbers (Kickstarter)
• When data becomes dangerous: Why Elon Musk is right and wrong about AI (GigaOm)
• Israel, Gaza, War & Data (Medium)
• Stop predicting the future. Leave that to the robot who’s going to steal your job. (The Guardian) see also AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs (Pew Research)
• You’re 16.  You’re a Pedophile.  You Don’t Want to Hurt Anybody. What Do You Do Now? (Medium)
• What happened to the art of an overhand curveball? (Sports On Earth)
• The Beatles at Candlestick in 1966: An oral history from the fans (SF Gate)
• Playboy Interview: George Carlin (Longform)

What’s up for the weekend?


Banks, Financial Firms Load Up On Cheap Debt

Source: WSJ


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