The weekend is a great time to catch up on some of the reading you skipped during the week. So for all you “time shifters” out there, here is another set of long-form links. As always, feel free tell us what you think.
The curse of mental accounting: “We rely on misleading shortcuts because we lack the computational power to think any other way.” (The Frontal Cortex)
Altruism as a measure of corporate fitness. (The Psy-Fi Blog)
Why much of the financial world turned to Blackrock (BLK) during the financial crisis. (Economic Principals)
John Paulson on why he foresaw the housing crisis while few others did. (Stone Street Advisors)
TPG aims to distinguish itself by revamping operations of its portfolio companies. (BusinessWeek)
Matt Taibbi, “Why isn’t Wall Street in jail?” (Rolling Stone)
Long form video on the evolution of financial technology. (MIT World via Simoleon Sense)
The sabotaging of Iran’s nuclear efforts. (FT)
The 20’s have increasingly turned into an extended “pre-adulthood” for men. (WSJ, ibid)
The hippest neighborhood in Malibu right now is…a trailer park. (Vanity Fair)
A profile of chef Grant Achatz. (Chicago Tribune)
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