Ritholtz's Reads: The Art of Art Forgery

We know you've been waiting for them so here they are -- your weekend reads.

Good Saturday morn. Pour yourself a strong cup of Jamaican Blue Mountain, settle into your favorite easy chair, and enjoy our long form weekend reads:

• Here’s How to Make Millions as an Art Forger. (Bloomberg

• Decoding the Enigma of Satoshi Nakamoto and the Birth of Bitcoin. (NYT

• Can Algorithms Form Price-Fixing Cartels? (New Yorker

• Silicon Valley Is a Big Fat Lie. (GQ) See also VCs Take the Media. (The Baffler

• The Robots Are Winning! (NY Review of Books

• The Untold Story of Industrial Light & Magic, a Titan That Forever Changed Film. (Wired

• The U.S. has space experts worried about an extra-terrestrial land grab. (Quartz) See also The Democratization of Space: New Actors Need New Rules. (Foreign Affairs

• Why Ken Jennings’s ‘Jeopardy!’ Streak Is Nearly Impossible To Break. (FiveThirtyEight

• Doomsday vault: The seeds that could save a post-apocalyptic world. (The Guardian) See also Can civilization reboot without fossil fuels? (Aeon)

 • How Indie Rock Changed the World. (The Atlantic)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with David Booth, founder and chairman of Dimensional Fund Advisors this weekend. 

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