Sunday’s Recommended Reads

Some recent saved favorites from Pocket:

Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here’s a Simple Plan to Fix It: Losing another hour of evening daylight isn’t just annoying. It’s an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings. Daylight saving time ends Nov. – by Allison Schrager – Tags: The Atlantic, The Atlantic Magazine,, Atlantic, news, opinion, analysis, commentary, Business, Wall Street, Megan McArdle –

Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-Dollar Startups: Editor’s note: Aileen Lee is founder of Cowboy Ventures, a seed-stage fund that backs entrepreneurs reinventing work and personal life through software. Previously, she joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1999 and was also founding CEO of digital media company RMG Networks, backed by KPCB. – by Aileen Lee –

Why Taking Money From Influential Investors Can Backfire: DAVID COHEN: When seeking out investors, what matters most is how engaged, helpful and committed you think they’ll be. –

2014 Will Be The Year Of Wearable Technology: Looking over the mobile stands and start-ups at ‘The Summit‘ this week in Dublin, it’s clear that the next wave of hardware innovation in mobile is going to come from the rise of wearable technology. – by Ewan Spence –

Wrangling Data From a Huge Variety of Fitness Gadgets: The human body is in data overload. – by ERIC A. TAUB –

Riding the Hashtag in Social Media Marketing: About once a week, Gary Vaynerchuk posts a Twitter message that reads, “Is there anything I can do for you?” He means it literally. He is inviting his roughly one million followers to send requests for any kind of help or favor. And if you respond, he will try to punch you in the face. – by DAVID SEGAL –

Netflix starts testing 4K videos, wants to launch Ultra HD next year : Netflix quietly added a handful of 4K HD videos to its catalog this week to prepare itself for a wider launch of ultra high-definition video content in the coming months. – by Janko Roettgers – Tags: 4k,4K resolution,Reed HAstings,Ultra HD –

Jelly Bean now on more than half of active Android devices: We’ve got a new version of Android now available — and a new round of platform version numbers to go along with it. As you’d expect, there are no Android 4.4 KitKat numbers for the week leading into Nov. 1 — and remember that Android 4. – by Phil Nickinson – Tags: android,versions,News –

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