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.

James Surowiecki, “Greece, it seems, has struggled with the first rule of a healthy tax system: enforce the law.”  (New Yorker)

History is not kind to currency unions absent political union.  (The Psy-Fi Blog)

Morgan Stanley’s ($MS) Process Driven Trading group, or PDT, is getting spun off.  (Bloomberg)

Financial engineering as a career.  (Emanuel Derman, ibid)

A Ken Auletta profile of Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg.  (New Yorker)

A glowing profile of Elizabeth Warren.  (Businessweek)

Can wild fish stocks survive  human overfishing?  (Time)

An evening with Dr. Atul Gawande.  (Farnam Street)

Simon Schama, “True history is the enemy of reverence.”  (Newsweek)

The University of Oxford is getting an American-style makeover.  (Bloomberg)

In a comparison with other professional sports leagues why the NBA is crying foul on players salaries.  (FiveThirtyEight, ibid)

How is law school like the NFL draft?  (Freakonomics)

The long history of the “land octopus” in cartography.  (big think)

Why there will never be another Da Vinci.  (FT)

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