From the Archives: 8/29/2014 Edition

Extra Large Double-Stuffed Labor Day Weekend Edition

 

Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media

http://9to5mac.com/2014/08/29/seeing-through-the-illusion-understanding-apples-mastery-of-the-media/

 

The internet is awful and everyone knows it

http://www.patrolmag.com/2014/08/25/david-sessions/the-state-of-the-internet-is-awful-and-everybody-knows-it/

Rebuttal — Journalism isn’t at it’s best, but it’s not at it’s worst either

http://gigaom.com/2014/08/28/journalism-and-the-internet-is-it-the-best-of-times-no-but-its-not-the-worst-of-times-either/

 

Why don’t restaurants charge for reservations?

http://priceonomics.com/why-dont-restaurants-charge-for-reservations/

 

SPORTS:

Jerry Football : A Profile of Jerry Jones

http://espn.go.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/11420510/dallas-cowboys-owner-jerry-jones-wants-known-football-man

and Game Theory in Sports

http://www.davidpapineau.co.uk/blog/game-theory-team-reasoning-and-a-bit-about-sport-too

Catherine Bellis should Sue the shit out of the NCAA (I hate the NCAA)

https://sports.vice.com/article/why-americas-sweetheart-should-sue-the-ncaa

 

Confessions of a Fat Bastard

http://www.texasmonthly.com/story/confessions-fat-bastard-daniel-vaughn-barbecue-editor?fullpage=1

 

Oh, you know, just some stuff about Switzerland

http://crookedtimber.org/2014/08/26/the-world-is-squared-episode-1-switzerland-country-of-joyce/

 

The Secret German Plan to Invade America before WWI 

http://io9.com/the-secret-german-scheme-to-invade-america-before-the-f-1628063060

 

How Important are Monopolies? 

http://timharford.com/2014/08/monopoly-is-a-bureaucrats-friend-but-a-democrats-foe/

 

The Twisted Incentives Behind the War on Drugs

http://www.vox.com/2014/8/29/6075527/how-the-war-on-drugs-led-to-institutional-racism

 

The Insidious Rise of Blockbuster Video Games

http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/08/the-insidious-rise-of-the-blockbuster-video-game/379180/

 

NATO’s Moment of Truth

http://www.defenseone.com/threats/2014/08/nato-moment-of-truth-arrives/92729/

 

The Real Peril for Uber is it’s Business Model

http://www.wired.com/2014/08/the-peril-to-uber-is-its-business-model-not-bad-pr/

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