Here are my longer-form articles for your weekend reading pleasure:

• Dropbox and Uber: Worth Billions, But Still Inches From Disaster (Wired)
• Goodnight. Sleep Clean. (NY Times) see also Sleep is more important than you might think (Boston Globe)
• Shivering Cattle Signal Higher McDonald’s Beef Cost (Bloomberg)
• I Spent Two Hours Talking With NSA’s Big Wigs. Here’s What’s Got Them Mad (Wired)
• An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence (Brain Pickings)
• The reluctant patriot: how George Orwell reconciled himself with England (New Statesman)
• Banished for Questioning the Gospel of Guns (NY Times)
• The “Erin Brockovich” of Revenge Porn (XO Jane)
• The Five Worst U.S. Presidents of All Time (The National Interest)
• Dr. V’s Magical Putter (Grantland)

What's up for the three day weekend?

Stores Confront New World of Reduced Shopper Traffic

Source: WSJ
Source: WSJ