Ritholtz's Reads: Of Greenbacks and Grammar
This was quite a week. Settle into to your favorite easy chair, pour yourself some freshly brewed Sumatra coffee and enjoy these longer-form weekend reads:
- In Greenbacks We Trust (NYT Magazine)
- False Hope: Most Trading Strategies Are Not Tested Rigorously Enough (The Economist)
- Dark Leviathan: The Reluctant King of the Hidden Internet (Aeon)
- The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle (First Look)
- Poison Pill: How the American opiate epidemic was started by one pharmaceutical company. (Pacific Standard) see also Vitamins Are a Waste of Money -- And They’re Not Helping You, Anyway (The Atlantic)
- The Rich Man’s Dropout Club: Whatever happened to the teenage entrepreneurs whom Peter Thiel paid to forgo college? (Chronicle of Higher Education)
- What Do You Think About Machines That Think? (Edge)
- The CIA’s Secret Psychological Profiles of Dictators and World Leaders Are Amazing (MoJo)
- One Man’s Quest to Rid Wikipedia of Exactly One Grammatical Mistake: Meet the Ultimate WikiGnome (Medium) see also User: Giraffedata (Wikipedia)
- The Long, Strange Purgatory of Casey Kasem (GQ)
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