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What We’re Reading – Week of 03/18/2016

Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week.

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

Why Monsanto’s biotech-food business isn’t growing in India.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Meanwhile, Africa makes progress on improving agricultural yields.

Article via The Economist ($)

 

How small data and a worn out pair of shoes saved Lego.

Article via Fortune 

 

An interview with Demis Hassabis, the CEO of DeepMind (owned by Alphabet), whose AlphaGo AI program just beat the best human Go player in the world.

Article via The Verge

 

U.S. shale companies can’t ramp up oil production if they want to.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Who has jurisdiction when cyber criminals strike?  Right now the answer is nobody.

Article via Financial Times ($)

 

What happens when the surveillance state becomes an affordable gadget?

Article via Bloomberg