From the Archives: 9/05/2014 Edition

In Praise of Lousy Announcers 

http://www.avclub.com/article/praise-lousy-announcers-208857

 

How to Get Into an Ivy League College – Guaranteed (only $600k!)

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-09-03/college-consultant-thinktank-guarantees-admission-for-hefty-price

 

Football Football Football

http://grantland.com/the-triangle/nfl-the-league-that-never-takes-a-break/

 

Inside Utopia: The Reality Show that Wants to Change the World

https://medium.com/matter/the-purest-form-of-reality-tv-d39ce93ac9ec

 

Are there Superforecasters that can Predict the Future?

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/3950604a-33bc-11e4-ba62-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3CHk4UBmi

 

Death to Calculators

http://eliainsider.com/2014/09/05/death-to-calculators-a-personal-journey-trying-to-disrupt-math-education/

 

Why Privacy Policies are so Inscrutable 

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/09/why-privacy-policies-are-so-inscrutable/379615/

 

The World of Competitive Rock, Paper, Scissors 

http://priceonomics.com/the-world-of-competitive-rock-paper-scissors/

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