10 Weekend Reads

My longer form, weekend reading material to kick off your vacations:

• The Rhyme of History: Lessons of the Great War (Brookings Essay)
• The Day Google Had to ‘Start Over’ on Android (The Atlantic)
• One Country Saved Its Jews. Were They Just Better People? (New Republic)
• Drugs Will Kill Your Friends (The Atlantic) see also Heroin, LLC (Chicago Reader)
• Placebo-philes (Anxious Machine)
• What Anesthesia Can Teach Us About Consciousness (NY Times)
• Paul Goldberger on Starchitect-Designed Company Headquarters in Silicon Valley (Vanity Fair)
• When Lenders Sue, Quick Cash Can Turn Into a Lifetime of Debt (ProPublica)
• Glitch in the Afterlife (BoingBoing)
• Did Hipster Tech Really Save the Obama Campaign? (Wired)

What’s up for the holidays?

 

Gold was the worst trade of 2013
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Source: Quartz

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