Weekly Reads: 18 Mar, 2018

A Physicist’s Farewell to Stephen Hawking (New Yorker)

When Will Yale Buy Bitcoin? (Institutional Investor)

Aloof British government helped steer Unilever to Rotterdam (Financial Times)

How a Misfit Group of Computer Geeks and English Majors Transformed Wall Street (New York Magazine)

How the Bear Stearns Meltdown Wrecked Something More Valuable than Money (WSJ)

Bill Sharpe and Hank Aaron (Albert Bridge Capital)

Why the Automation Boom Could Be Followed by a Bust (Harvard Business Review)

“Should We Be Worried?”: Tech Geniuses Fret That A.I. Is Gonna Kill Us All—Soonish (Vanity Fair)

China’s next central bank chief will owe a debt to Zhou Xiaochuan (Financial Times)

Reddit and the Struggle to Detoxify the Internet (New Yorker)

Ex-Bear Stearns CEO Is Off Wall Street But Still Mixing It Up at the Bridge Table (WSJ)

Boldness in Business person of the year: Sir James Dyson (Financial Times)

America, Desperate For Happiness, Is Getting Less And Less Happy (Fast Company)

Former Qualcomm chairman seeks funding for buyout (Financial Times)

Hard-headed deterrence is the antidote to Putin’s poison (Financial Times)