The worst week in more than two years? No worries, the weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish Blend coffee, grab the aisle seat, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads:
• California’s outlaw weed faces a new market force: legalization. (Washington Post)
• What Airbnb Did to New York City (City Lab)
• Tech’s Next Big Wave: Big Data Meets Biology (Fortune)
• The Financial Whisperer to Trump’s America: Dave Ramsey has spent 25 years helping radio listeners climb out of debt. What does he see behind their economic anxiety? (Politico)
• Cloak and data: The real story behind Cambridge Analytica’s rise and fall (MoJo)
• The Last Days of Jerry Brown: After more than 40 years in public life, 15 as governor of California, he is as combative and contradictory as ever — and still trying to save the world from itself. (California Sunday)
• Children’s YouTube is still churning out blood, suicide and cannibalism (Wired)
• How seriously should you take reports of UFOs? LOL Ask the Pentagon. (New York Mag)
• What is my dog? Decoding the DNA of one soft-eared, wide-eyed, gentle-souled sweetie boy. (The Outline) but see The Way We Treat Our Pets Is More Paleolithic Than Medieval (Longreads)
• How a Group of Journalists Turned Hip-Hop Into a Literary Movement (Pitchfork)
Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Kathleen Fisher, head of wealth and investment strategies for AllianceBernstein. She leads the team responsible for developing and communicating asset allocation advice and investment strategies for high-net-worth clients.
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