From the Archives: 2/27/2013 Edition

Was Mancur Olson Wrong?

http://www.american.com/archive/2013/february/was-mancur-olson-wrong

 

The End of the Web, Computers, and search as we know it

http://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/02/the-end-of-the-web-computers-and-search-as-we-know-it/

 

The no brainer immigrant entrepreneur visa

http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2013/02/27/the-no-brainer-immigrant-entrepreneur-visa/

 

In the footsteps of a killer: A crime writer digs into the decades-long investigation of a serial killer in California, and finds a growing online community of amateur sleuths trying to solve the case

http://www.lamag.com/features/2013/2/27/in-the-footsteps-of-a-killer/print

 

Journalistic Standards in the reporting of the Te’o hoax: Q&A with Tommy Craggs

http://sportsjournalism.org/uncategorized/journalistic-standards-in-reporting-of-the-teo-hoax-qa-with-deadspins-tommy-craggs/

 

How long would it take to run out of tweets

http://what-if.xkcd.com/34/

 

How to protect intellectual property (we probably have to do this…which makes me a terrible hypocrite)

http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/139028/pamela-passman/how-to-protect-intellectual-property?page=show

 

The Real Story of Stuxnet, the virus that took down an Iranian plant

http://beta.spectrum.ieee.org/telecom/security/the-real-story-of-stuxnet

From the Archives: 2/26/2013 Edition

“Let me be blunt. The Italian election result is a triumph for fantasy and irresponsibility”

http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/up-front/posts/2013/02/26-italy-elections-elliott

 

The Pope and the spy who loved him

http://www.gq.com/news-politics/newsmakers/201303/spy-in-the-house-of-lords-march-2013?currentPage=1

 

The Shape of History

http://chronicle.com/article/In-Ian-Morriss-Big-History/137415/

 

The top 50 companies hedge funds are shorting

http://www.businessinsider.com/goldman-50-stocks-hedge-funds-are-short-2013-2?op=1

 

Mindful of Bubbles in a boom for M and A

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/business/mindful-of-bubbles-as-deal-making-boom-begins.html?pagewanted=all

 

Shaking up psychology economics

http://www.psmag.com/magazines/pacific-standard-cover-story/joe-henrich-weird-ultimatum-game-shaking-up-psychology-economics-53135

 

3D Printing Copyright Questions

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/02/19/171912826/as-3-d-printing-become-more-accessible-copyright-questions-arise

 

Will Programmers rule the world?

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/the-winner-take-all-economy-of-software-by-raghuram-rajan

From the Archives: 2/25/2013 Edition

Hacking the papal election

http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2013/02/hacking_the_pap.html

 

A brief history of the Chinese growth model

http://www.mpettis.com/2013/02/21/a-brief-history-of-the-chinese-growth-model/

 

Mad Max: A profile of the kid who stole Guy Fieri’s Lamborghini and used it in a drive-by

http://www.modernluxury.com/san-francisco/story/mad-max

 

How to make a drone kill list

http://www.lawfareblog.com/2013/02/how-to-make-a-kill-list/

 

Transatlantic trade and investment

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/managing-expectations-for-transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership-negotiations-by-robin-niblett-fc5e320246f86f740ed21207

and

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/02/free-trade-is-a-magical-thing-but-it-wont-save-europe/273358/

 

The 5 types of players with the most at stake in the NFL combine

http://www.grantland.com/blog/the-triangle/post/_/id/52065/the-five-types-of-players-with-the-most-at-stake-at-the-nfl-combine

 

Healthcare costs

http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2013/02/23/dont-let-doctors-incomes-derail-healthcare-cost-reform/

and

http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2013/02/22/brill_on_health_care_steven_brill_s_opus_on_hospital_prices.html

and

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/02/23/steven-brills-26000-word-health-care-story-in-one-sentence/

 

Getting drunk in Colonial America

http://theappendix.net/blog/2013/2/getting-drunk-in-colonial-america

From the Archives: 2/22/2013 Edition

The New Essayists

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/112307/essay-reality-television-david-sedaris-davy-rothbart

 

Does Language shape thought?

http://edge.org/conversation/encapsulated-universes

 

Bitcoin Securities

http://jpkoning.blogspot.com/2013/02/financial-deepening-and-currency.html

 

Meet the world’s top NBA Gambler

http://espn.go.com/blog/playbook/dollars/post/_/id/2935/meet-the-worlds-top-nba-gambler

 

Nate Silvers Oscar Predictions

http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/22/oscar-predictions-election-style/

 

The future of Mobile CPU’s Part Deux

http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/02/future-of-mobile-cpus-part-2-whats-ahead-for-the-major-players/

 

That’s not a droid, that’s my girlfriend

http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/thats-not-a-droid-thats-my-girlfriend/560/

 

Why should Taxpayers give big banks 83 billion dollars per year, or any other made-up  number?

http://dealbreaker.com/2013/02/why-should-taxpayers-give-big-banks-a-subsidy-of-83-billion-per-year-or-any-other-made-up-number-for-that-matter/

From the Archives: 2/21/2013 Edition

Why medical bills are killing us

http://healthland.time.com/2013/02/20/bitter-pill-why-medical-bills-are-killing-us/

 

When to sell your company

https://medium.com/frontpage-picks/6a25c0cbd358

 

Friends in low places, where the real lobbying happens

http://www.propublica.org/thetrade/item/friends-in-low-places-where-the-real-lobbying-happens

 

How Groupon is losing $1,117,808 dollars a day (oddly specific)

http://blog.priceintelligently.com/blog/bid/172691/How-Groupon-is-Losing-1-117-808-Every-Single-Day

 

Miami Heist: The Brink’s Money Plane Job’s Messy Aftermath

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-02-21/miami-heist-the-brinks-money-plane-jobs-messy-aftermath

 

Content Economics Part 1: Advertising

http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2013/02/20/content-economics-part-1-advertising/

 

The 3-D printer may be the home appliance of the future (I haven’t talked about 3D printing in a hot minute!)

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/21/garden/the-3-d-printer-may-be-the-home-appliance-of-the-future.html?hp&pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

The confused persons guide to the sequester

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2013/02/
sequestration_deadline_is_barack_obama_or_the_republican_party_to_blame.html

From the Archives: 2/20/2013 Edition

Who will win the Oscars and why?

http://www.theawl.com/2013/02/heres-who-will-win-the-oscars-and-why

 

Clayton Christensen (author of The Innovator’s Dilemma) wants to transform Capitalism: An Interview

http://www.wired.com/business/2013/02/mf-clayton-christensen-wants-to-transform-capitalism/all/

 

The State of Food TV

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8965587/top-chef-taste-state-food-tv

 

America‘s Baby Bust

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323375204578270053387770718.html

 

Some thoughts about email

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/putting-a-price-on-inbox-access-by-esther-dyson

 

Reinventing A Scotch Distillery

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2013/02/11/130211fa_fact_sanneh?currentPage=all

 

50 disruptive companies of 2013

http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/511481/the-50-disruptive-companies-of-2013/

 

Is Marco Rubio Electable?

http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/19/marco-rubio-the-electable-conservative/

From the Archives: 2/19/2013 Edition

Exposing one of Chinas Cyberunits (long PDF)

http://intelreport.mandiant.com/Mandiant_APT1_Report.pdf

 

China, Technology, and the US middle class

http://blogs.reuters.com/chrystia-freeland/2013/02/15/china-technology-and-the-u-s-middle-class/

 

Dissent is the health of democracy

http://crookedtimber.org/2013/02/16/dissent-is-the-health-of-the-democratic-state/

 

The Prison Problem

http://harvardmagazine.com/2013/03/the-prison-problem

 

Where does Greece Stand Right now?

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-17/greece-may-get-cruel-reward-for-its-success.html

and

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/world/2013/0219/1224330204435.html

 

The history of the car cup holder

http://www.bonappetit.com/blogsandforums/blogs/badaily/2013/02/cup-holders-cars-history.html

 

The Defense Dividend: How much is Pax Americana actually worth?

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/the-economic-benefits-of-defense-spending-by-project-syndicate

 

An interview with the pintrest guy

http://www.technologyreview.com/qa/511096/pinterests-founder-algorithms-dont-know-what-you-want/