Ritholtz's Reads: In Appreciation of the Paper Towel
Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a tall cup of coffee, and settle in for our longer-form reads:
- The Astonishing Story of the Federal Reserve on 9-11 (Daily Kos)
- The Self-Made Man: The Story of America's Most Pliable, Pernicious, Irrepressible Myth (Slate)
- Revisiting the Lehman Brothers Bailout That Never Was (NYT)
- Zero Percent Water (Medium)
- Exodus: Elon Musk Argues That We Must Put a Million People on Mars If We Are to Ensure That Humanity Has a Future (Aeon) see also Larry Ellison Bought an Island in Hawaii. Now What? (NYT)
- There Is Much to Learn From the Paper Towel: Making Products as Simple as Possible (Medium)
- The NSA and Me (The Intercept)
- Why is Thomas Piketty's 700-Page Book a Bestseller? (The Guardian)
- The Internet Is Broken, and Shellshock Is Just the Start of Our Woes (Wired)
- It's Silly to Be Frightened of Being Dead. The Process of Dying Is Another Matter (The Guardian)
What's up for the rest of the weekend?
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