Ritholtz's Reads: Jack Dorsey Might Save Twitter

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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Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a strong cup of joe and settle in for our weekend reads:

• How rivalry propels creative genius (Aeon

• Why Jack Dorsey Is Ready to Save Twitter (Re/codesee also Twitter’s Moment (Stratechery

• How Cartrivision’s 1972 VCR Foresaw–And Forfeited–The Time-Shifted Future (Fast Company

• Danny Meyer Is Eliminating All Tipping at His Restaurants (Eater

• Bill Gates: ‘We Need an Energy Miracle’ (The Atlantic

• Daily Fantasy: You’re Screwed, Because You’re Supposed to Be. On sites like DraftKings and FanDuel, the sharks circle and the deck is stacked against you from the start. But hey, welcome to America (Rolling Stonesee also Cash Drops and Keystrokes: The Dark Reality of Sports Betting and Daily Fantasy Games (NYT

• Opting out: Inside corporate America’s push to ditch workers’ comp (ProPublica

• If You’re Not Paranoid, You’re Crazy. As government agencies and tech companies develop more and more intrusive means of watching and influencing people, how can we live free lives? (The Atlantic

• How To Shop For Pot In Denver (Priceonomics

• The Amazing Inner Lives of Animals (NY Review of Books

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Source: WSJ

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