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.

Steven M. Davidoff, “Wall Street went wild in the years leading up to the financial crisis and in the aftermath, the penalties have been few.”  (Dealbook)

The Senate report on the financial crisis in its entirety.  (Big Picture)

TALF as welfare for the already rich.  (Rolling Stone contra Deal Journal)

The much talked about Michael Burry video.  (Vanderbilt)

Economics as an altogether impenetrable religion manned by contradictory priests.  (The Psy-Fi Blog)

Nassim Taleb speaks, not surprisingly about Black Swans.  (Knowledge@Wharton)

The real history of Twitter.  (SAI, ibid)

What is the current Internet boom going to leave behind technology-wise?  (Businessweek)

A look at Google’s (GOOG) misadventures in China.  (Fortune)

Viewing unrest in the Middle East though the lens of the Iran-Saudi Arabia rivalry.  (WSJ)

Jonah Lehrer, “We’re only beginning to grasp how the insides of buildings influence the inside of the mind. ”  (The Frontal Cortex)

Three cheers for contrarians.  (Psychologies via The Browser)

What is adaptive bias and how does it affect our decision making?  (The Psy-Fi Blog)

How language helped humans expand across the globe.  (WSJ)

Should sugar scare you?  (NYTimes)

When a ‘nudge’ isn’t enough.  (WSJ)

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