From the Archives: 12/19/2012 Edition

You are all soft, embrace chaos! A Review of AntiFragile

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/books/antifragile-by-nassim-nicholas-taleb.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&pagewanted=all

 

When you swallow a grenade (on antibiotics)

http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2012/12/18/when-you-swallow-a-grenade/

 

The Doctor, The CIA, and the Blood of Bin Laden

http://www.gq.com/news-politics/newsmakers/201301/doctor-cia-blood-of-bin-laden-january-2013?printable=true

 

Mel Brooks on how to play Hitler

http://www.avclub.com/articles/mel-brooks-on-how-to-play-hitler-and-how-he-almost,89843/

 

Almost Everything You’ve Heard About The N.K Space Launch is wrong

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/12/launch/all/

 

Texas Instruments finally wants to make kids calculators suck less

http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2012/12/why-ti-80-series-graphing-calculators-took-22-years-to-go-color/#p3n

 

UBS Libor Settlements (Matt Levin)

http://dealbreaker.com/2012/12/ubs-traders-convinced-brokers-to-give-other-banks-fake-estimates-of-those-other-banks-fake-estimates-of-libor/

And

http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/12/19/ubss-lies/

And the original 40 page FSA Notice (for the masochists among us)

http://www.fsa.gov.uk/static/pubs/final/ubs.pdf

 

The Decline of Education as the Great Equalizer

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/12/the-decline-of-the-great-equalizer/266455/

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