Ritholtz's Reads

Dreaming of Hollywood, Spain and Other Paradises

Here are your weekend reads.

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Southdown Coffee, grab a seat facing a backyard window, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads:

  • The New Astrology: By fetishizing mathematical models, economists turned economics into a highly paid pseudoscience (Aeon)
  • How Jony Ive Masterminded Apple’s New Headquarters (Wall Street Journal)
  • The New Rules For Making It Big(-ish) In Hollywood (GQ)
  • Spain’s Long Economic Nightmare Is Finally Over (New York Times)
  • Delivering on the 300-Hour Rule (KC-Roi)
  • Brillante Virtuoso: The Hijacking of a $100 Million Supertanker (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • School segregation didn’t go away. It just evolved. (Vox)
  • The Short, Unhappy Life of a Libertarian Paradise: residents of Colorado Springs undertook a radical experiment in government. Here’s what they got (Politico)
  • Is Surfing More Sport or Religion? (The Atlantic)
  • Where Did Time Come From, and Why Does It Seem to Flow? (Nautilus)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with we speak Rich Barton, CEO and co-founder of Zillow, founder of Expedia, and co-founder of Glass Door.

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Source: Barron’s

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