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Bubbles, Accidents and Failure All Happen

Here are your weekend reads.

The weekend is here! Grab a seat by the pool, and get ready for our longer-form reads:

  • Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault (Washington Post). See also, the intelligence community report on Russian activities in the 2016 election (Washington Post)
  • The Reasonable Formation of Unreasonable Things: An explanation of market bubbles that doesn’t blame greed or incompetence (Collaborative Fund
  • Susan Wojcicki Has Transformed YouTube -- But She Isn’t Done Yet (Fast Company)
  • The Bounty Hunter of Wall Street: Andrew Left sniffs out corporate fraud -- and gets rich doing it. (New York Times)
  • From Music to Maps, How Apple’s iPhone Changed Business (Wall Street Journal)
  • Be Careful! Your Mind Makes Accidents Inevitable (New Yorker)
  • The Scarface of Sex: The Millionaire Playboy Who Murdered His Way to the Top of Porn (Daily Beast)
  • What Are We Still Doing in Guantanamo? (Los Angeles Review of Books)
  • David Chang: “Almost Everything We’ve Done Has Been a Failure from the Get-go” (Eater)
  • My Weekend at a Conference for the Super-Happy (Outside)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Anindya Ghose, the Heinz Riehl Chair professor of business at New York University’s Stern School of Business and the director of the Masters of Business Analytics program at NYU; he is the author of “Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy.”

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