From the Archives: 11/19/2013 Edition

The high cost of the Pentagon’s bad bookkeeping (2 parts, the first one is also worth reading if you haven’t seen it yet)

http://www.reuters.com/investigates/pentagon/#article/part2

 

What it’s like to fail

http://priceonomics.com/what-its-like-to-fail/

 

The one man intelligence unit that exposed the Syrian war

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/18/eliot-higgins-syria_n_4269417.html?1384795474

 

The IPO of you

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/11/ipo-of-you-and-me.html

 

Digital goods and services are screwing with economic data

http://www.newyorker.com/talk/financial/2013/11/25/131125ta_talk_surowiecki

 

The sporting life of Elliot Gould

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9936742/the-life-career-actor-elliott-gould

 

Stephan Wolfram says Stephan Wolfram has created something pretty epic

http://blog.stephenwolfram.com/2013/11/something-very-big-is-coming-our-most-important-technology-project-yet/

 

Turns out we may NEED bubbles to function

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-19/krugman-and-summers-want-to-keep-finance-fun.html

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