The weekend is here! Pour yourself a cup of Cappuccino coffee, grab a seat on the balcony, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads:
• Master Stockpicker Peter Lynch: If You Only Invest in an Index, You’ll Never Beat It (Barron’s)
• SoftBank Vision Fund Employees Depict a Culture of Recklessness (Businessweek)
• The Octopus from Outer Space: The most beguiling sea creatures were once feared and hunted—and even wrestled—for sport. But new research and a few surprising encounters are changing how we view them. A story in eight parts. (Seattle Met)
• One Nation Tracked: Twelve Million Phones, One Dataset, Zero Privacy (New York Times)
• Businessweek at 90: Covering Business Through the Decades (Businessweek)
• The 11 Most Important Tech Cities in the U.S. (Worth)
• Why Your Brain Needs Exercise (Scientific American)
• Why Biden’s Retro Inner Circle Is Succeeding So Far (Politico)
• This Is America: Eleven years after Obama’s election, and three years into the Trump presidency, the threat of domestic terrorism is a growing American movement (New York Magazine) see also The infinity war: We say we’re a peaceful nation. Why do our leaders always keep us at war? (Washington Post)
• Why the government breeds and releases billions of flies a year (National Geographic)
Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with investor Sarah Cone, founder of Social Impact Capital, a New York based VC firm focusing on “teams doing good with technology.” Sign up for our reads-only mailing list here.
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