The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of French Roast coffee, grab a seat by the pool, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads:
• The bankers that define the decades: Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase (Euro Money)
• The I in We: How did WeWork’s Adam Neumann turn office space with “community” into a $47 billion company? Not by sharing. (New York Magazine)
• ‘A Horrifying Reality’: An Oral History of Coming Out on Wall Street (Institutional Investor)
• The World Is Choking on Digital Pollution: Society figured out how to manage the waste produced by the Industrial Revolution. We must do the same thing with the Internet today. (Washington Monthly)
• America’s rural radio stations are vanishing – and taking the country’s soul with them: At a time when local newspapers are disappearing, the loss of a radio station leaves a community with another cultural and informational gap (The Guardian)
• Mike Tyson Smokes the Toad: What do you do when you hear that Mike Tyson is opening a weed resort in the middle of the California desert? You go investigate. What we found was far more surreal than anyone could have imagined. (GQ)
• The Truth Behind Trump Tower Moscow: How Trump Risked Everything For A (Relatively) Tiny Deal (Forbes)
• How the Cosby Story Finally Went Viral — And Why It Took So Long (Longreads)
• The Day the Music Burned: It was the biggest disaster in the history of the music business — and almost nobody knew. This is the story of the 2008 Universal fire (New York Times)
• The King Maker: Why Rich Paul Will Own the NBA Summer (Sports Illustrated)
Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Jonathan Stein, founder and CEO of Betterment, an online automated firm with $16.4 billion dollars under management.
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