10 Weekend Reads

Here are my longer form — more in depth detailed journalism — weekend reads for your Saturday morning pleasure. Pour a cup of coffee and have at it:

• Everything Is Rigged: The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever (Rolling Stone)
Talkin’ ’bout a revolution: Why Occupy Wall Street Failed (FT.com)
• Facebook Leans In (Vanity Fair) see also The second coming of Facebook (CNNMoney)
• This Bud’s for You! Legal Pot in the U.S. (GQ.com)
• Bad Directors and Why They Aren’t Thrown Out (NYT)
• The Rise of Big Data (Foreign Affairs) see also A Brief History of Applause, the ‘Big Data’ of the Ancient World (Atlantic)
• David Lee Roth Will Not Go Quietly (BuzzFeed)
• In The Dark: Dark matter is the commonest, most elusive stuff in the universe. Can we grasp this great unsolved problem in physics? (aeon)
• A Different World: How one small college is quitting sports — and might lead a revolution (SB Nation)
• The 50 Machines You Will Need to Rebuild Civilization (should it come to that) (Climateer Investing)

What are you doing this weekend?


Change in Real Wages since Q1 2000

Source: NYT

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