From the Archives: 5/13/2014 Edition

An Oral history of the West Wing (someone should start collecting these oral histories somewhere, they are fascinating)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/west-wing-uncensored-aaron-sorkin-703010

 

Camden, NJ’s little league team

http://www.gq.com/news-politics/big-issues/201405/camden-new-jersey-little-league-baseball?printable=true

 

George Carlin’s guide to life (these are all old, but the man was specifically hilarious and you get 6 pages of them…so that’s fun)

http://flavorwire.com/456824/george-carlins-guide-to-life

 

A conversation with Rory Sutherland

http://edge.org/conversation/this-thing-for-which-we-have-no-name

 

Why are Americans so adverse to mobile payments?

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/117720/mobile-payments-why-americans-are-behind-rest-globe

 

Space entrepreneurs prepare for blast off

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/527131/intergalactic-entrepreneurs-prepare-for-blast-off/

 

How I met Edward Snowden (excerpt from Glenn Greenwald’s new book)

http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/175843

 

Xbox goes back on its word (sound business decision, or more proof that Microsoft is kinda, sorta directionless? You be the judge!)

http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/13/5714362/without-kinect-xbox-is-just-a-console

 

Policy wonk Stuff like Tim Geithner’s Vox interview (warning: video)

http://www.vox.com/2014/5/13/5709742/vox-conversations-tim-geithner

And Jason Furman’s global lessons for inclusive growth (warning: pdf)

http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/global_lessons_for_inclusive_growth_iiea_jf.pdf

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