Ritholtz's Reads: Rigging the Lottery

Here are your weekend reads.

Hunkered down on the East Coast and stuck indoors amid the blizzard of '16? Pour yourself a mug of hot joe, and settle in for our longer-form weekend reads:

Perceptions vs Reality: Fear vs Reason (Bill Ehrman)

How Zano Raised Millions on Kickstarter and Left Most Backers with Nothing (Medium)

The FANG Playbook (Stratecherysee also Silicon Valley’s $585 Billion Problem (Fortune)

How Voltaire Made a Fortune Rigging the Lottery (Today I Found Out)

The poisoning of Flint (Washington Post)

How close are we to creating artificial intelligence? (Aeon)

This Football Helmet Crumples—and That’s Good (Bloomberg)

The political right’s dangerous support for economic quackery (Mainly Macrosee also The Republican Establishment Is Losing at Its Own Game (The Upshot)

Alexander Litvinenko: the man who solved his own murder (The Guardian)

Rolling Stone #196: The Eagles (The Uncool)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with public space expert and developer Dan Biederman of Bryant Park Corp. and Biederman Ventures.

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Source: Calculated Risk

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