From the Archives: 9/7/2012 Edition

The long voyage of the dreamchaser

http://arstechnica.com/science/2012/09/the-long-complicated-voyage-of-the-dream-chaser-may-yet-end-in-space/

 

Afghanistan’s Base Bonanza (I really like the first sentence “Afghanistan may turn out to be one of the great misbegotten “stimulus packages” of the modern era, a construction boom in the middle of nowhere with materials largely shipped in at enormous expense to no lasting purpose whatsoever”)

http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/148083.html

 

Are groups more rational then individuals?

http://conversableeconomist.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/are-groups-more-rational-than.html

 

Who is speaking for the poor?

http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/09/06/who-is-speaking-for-the-poor/

 

How Google makes it’s maps

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/09/how-google-builds-its-maps-and-what-it-means-for-the-future-of-everything/261913/

 

Worries Intensify over Syrian Chemical Weapons

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/worries-intensify-over-syrian-chemical-weapons/2012/09/06/13889aac-f841-11e1-8253-3f495ae70650_story.html?hpid=z4

 

Job growth slows in August, 96,000 jobs added

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/08/business/economy/us-added-96000-jobs-in-august-rate-fell-to-8-1.html

 

Trouble on the triple frontier

http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/138096/christine-folch/trouble-on-the-triple-frontier?page=show

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