Pour yourself a cup of Joe, settle into your favorite chair, and cozy up with my long-form weekend reads.

  • No Exit: One Startup's Struggle to Survive the Silicon Valley Gold Rush (Wired)
  • Hedge Funds and the 40-Year Cycle (Catallactic)
  • The Untold Story of Larry Page's Incredible Comeback (Business Insider) see also The Truth About Google X: The Secretive Lab's Closed Doors (FastCo)
  • For E.O. Wilson, Wonders Never Cease (Harvard Gazette)
  • This is why sleep is so important to athletic performance (The Atlantic)
  • The Invention of the AeroPress (Priceonomics)
  • With Farm Robotics, the Cows Decide When It's Milking Time (NY Times) see also Big food: Michael Pollan Thinks Wall Street Has Way Too Much Influence Over What We Eat (Vox)
  • The Evolutionary Mystery of Left-Handedness and What It Reveals About How the Brain Works (Brain Pickings)
  • Climate Catastrophe: A Superstorm for Global Warming Research (Spiegel)
  • Building a Bigger Action Hero (Men's Journal)

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