10 Weekend Reads

Here are my long form reads for the weekend

• After crunching Reinhart and Rogoff’s data, we’ve concluded that high debt does not slow growth (Quartz)
Michael Lewis: Did Goldman Sachs Overstep in Criminally Charging Its Ex-Programmer? (Vanity Fair)
• How the office was invented (BBC)
• Why Are Some People So Smart? The Answer Could Spawn a Generation of Superbabies (Wired)
• Greenland Melting (Rolling Stone)
Beyond Blame: Would we better off in a world without blame? (Boston Review)
• The $4 Million Teacher South Korea’s students rank among the best in the world, and its top teachers can make a fortune. Can the U.S. learn from this academic superpower? (WSJ)
Don’t Touch That Dial: Netflix, Google, Apple, and Intel think they can remake the industry, but there’s a lot of money and brain-power standing in their way.  (Barron’s)
• Currency Wars and the Fall of Empires (Pieria)
Annie and Her Sisters: Woody Allen’s Distinctive Female Characters (NYT)

Whats up for the weekend?


Banks Reduce Cash Stockpiles to Improve Leverage Ratios
Chart Source: WSJ

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