Ritholtz's Reads: Some Cautionary Tales for the New Year
(Bloomberg View) -- The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Death Wish coffee, grab a seat by the fire and get ready for our longer form weekend reads:
- Has Apple Lost Its Design Mojo? (Fortune)
- How the Maker of TurboTax Fought Free, Simple Tax Filing (ProPublica)
- Dubai’s Opulent Wealth -- Supercars And The £100m Private Plate Market (Absolute Reg)
- Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds (New Yorker)
- Design secrets behind the FT’s best charts of the year (Financial Times)
- Chef Gives Up a Star, Reflecting Hardship of ‘the Other France’ (New York Times)
- Techies Still Think They’re the Good Guys. They’re Not. (Wired)
- Natural-born existentialists: Ethics cannot be based on human nature because, as evolutionary biology tells us, there is no such thing (Aeon)
- I Spent 80 Days Trying to Get Abs and It Ruined My Life (Vice)
- The Best Journalism of 2017 (Sports Illustrated) but see When Silicon Valley Took Over Journalism (The Atlantic)
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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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