10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Settle into a comfortable chair with a strong cup of joe, and enjoy our long-form weekend reads :

• Forget GMOs. The Future of Food Is Data—Mountains of It (Wired)
• Did Bill Gross Tip The Pop Machine Over? (A Wealth of Common Sense)
• ‘Zombie’ homes haunt Florida neighborhoods: Aborted foreclosures leave thousands of properties in legal limbo (Center for Public Integrity)
• Are we free?  Neuroscience gives the wrong answer. (Prospect)
• Walter Isaacson: Where Innovation Comes From – Today’s biggest innovations are coming from the combination of human inspiration and computer-processing power (WSJ)
Good for Business: Five Years in, What Does ‘Shark Tank’ Mean for America? (Grantland)
• A Shortcut to Comic Celebrity (NYT)
• Brooklyn’s Baddest Cop: Louis Scarcella (GQ)
• Stepping off the Golden Gate Bridge (Priceonomics)
• The Little-Known Story of How The Shawshank Redemption Became One of the Most Beloved Films of All Time (Vanity Fair)

Whats up for the weekend?



Most oil price spikes coincided with Middle East crises and often preceded or coincided with a US recession

Source: Chart of the Day

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