Ritholtz's Reads: Workers in World of Continuous Partial Employment

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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Ahh, fall, when the air is crisp and the reads begin to change colors. Pour yourself a tall mug of Joe, and settle in for our longer-form weekend reads: 

• J&J: The Credo Company (Highline)

• Workers in a World of Continuous Partial Employment — What’s The Future of Work? (Medium)

• A New Front: Can the Pentagon do business with Silicon Valley? (California Sunday)  see also The new art of war: How trolls, hackers and spies are rewriting the rules of conflict (TechRepublic)

• Charlie Munger and the Pursuit of Worldly Wisdom (Farnam Street)

• McRevolt: The Frustrating Life of the McDonald’s Franchisee (Bloomberg)

• Mossberg: It’s Time to Free the Smartphone (Re/code)

• Why Is Art Expensive? (Priceonomics)

• Laissez Prayer: The secret history of the 1950s Christian right and its zeal for capitalism. (Democracy)

• 87 Deceased NFL Players Test Positive for Brain Disease (Frontline)

• Life on the Congo (Roads & Kingdoms)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Art Samberg of Pequot Partners.

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Source: Dana Lyons

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