Ritholtz's Reads: Nadella, Drones and Dog Years

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”
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Heckuva a week. Settle into your favorite easy chair, pour yourself a hot cup o' joe and reflect on some of the bigger issues with our longer-form weekend reads:

  • Can C.E.O. Satya Nadella Save Microsoft? (Vanity Fair)
  • Finding a Video Poker Bug Made These Guys Rich -- Then Vegas Made Them Pay (Wired)
  • How to Read an Annual Report (Seeking Wisdom)
  • Drones and Everything After: The flying, spying, killing machines that are turning humans into superheroes (NY Mag)
  • How Gary Hart's Downfall Forever Changed American Politics (NY Times), see also Krugman: In Defense of Obama (Rolling Stone)
  • The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears (Outside)
  • The Pitchforks Are Coming... For Us Plutocrats (Politico)
  • The Mythology of Dog Years (Priceonomics)
  • Jim Harbaugh comfortable in chaos: It isn't easy being the intense 49ers head coach, and that's the way he likes it (ESPN)
  • Fleetwood Mac's Mad Hatter: For 50 years, he's led rock's most volatile band through drug binges, bankruptcies, affairs, and feuds -- and he's still having the time of his life. (Men's Journal)

What's up this weekend?

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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Zara Kessler at zkessler@bloomberg.net