10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish Blend coffee, grab a seat on the Ferry, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads:

• How an Investment Legend Is Trying to Beat Yale (Institutional Investor) see also Paul Singer, Doomsday Investor (New Yorker)
• Legal Weed: How Republicans Learned to Love Marijuana (Newsweek)
• The Case for Applied History (History Today)
• The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History (Wired)
• The Dwarf, the Prince, and the Diamond in the Mountain: An unlikely fable, in which Birkenstocks become cool and double sales overnight. (The Cut)
• Invisible asymptotes (Remains of the Day)
• El Chapo and the Secret History of the Heroin Crisis (Esquire)
• California Burning (New York Review of Books)
• Inside Trump’s Judicial Takeover: How conservative operatives and Senate Republicans are helping the president pack the courts at a record pace. (Rolling Stone)
• Jim Carrey’s (Reluctant) Return to Hollywood: At Home With an Actor, Artist and Trump-Era Agitator (Hollywood Reporter)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with venture capitalist and economist William Janeway, co-founder of BEA Systems, and author of “Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Reconfiguring the Three-Player Game between Markets, Speculators and the State.


China Now Boasts More Than 800 Million Internet Users And 98% Of Them Are Mobile

Source: Forbes


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