From the Archives: 11/26/2014 Edition

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

The Art Of Game Design

http://killscreendaily.com/articles/game-begins-idea/

 

How the EU Lost Russia Over the Ukraine

http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/war-in-ukraine-a-result-of-misunderstandings-between-europe-and-russia-a-1004706.html

 

A Eulogy For RadioShack

http://www.sbnation.com/2014/11/26/7281129/radioshack-eulogy-stories

 

The World In 2050 and Beyond

http://www.newstatesman.com/sci-tech/2014/11/martin-rees-world-2050-and-beyond

 

Adventure Time Forum: Prosperity and Politics in Post-Apocalyptic Ooo

http://adventuretimeforum.com/Bradley.html

 

Eminem, The Rapper Who Never Grew Up

http://grantland.com/hollywood-prospectus/shady-xv-eminem-in-2014/

 

The Next Amnesty

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/11/the-next-amnesty-is-coming/383226/?single_page=true

 

The White House’s Limited Options On Ferguson 

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/11/more-than-words-113184.html

From The Archives: 11/25/2014 Edition

Chock Full Of Learning Today.

 

Why Uber Fights (This article looks at a lot of the reasons why it makes sense for Uber to act the way it does)

http://stratechery.com/2014/uber-fights/

and Increasing Returns and the Two Worlds of Business (warning: PDF. This is an older paper, but if you haven’t read it before its a really good primer on the subject, and it helps flesh out some of the stuff in the Uber Article)

http://www.iwp.jku.at/Born/mpwfst/02/BArthur/Arthur_B.pdf

 

This is What We Know About A Prairie Home Companion

http://boringoldraphael.tumblr.com/post/102816045574/this-is-what-we-know-about-a-prairie-home

 

Why It’s Impossible to Indict a Cop

http://www.thenation.com/article/190937/why-its-impossible-indict-cop

Don’t Blame the Grand Jury, Blame the Law

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/120408/ferguson-grand-jury-didnt-indict-darren-wilson-good-legal-reasons

 

The Hidden TV Gem’s of 2014

http://grantland.com/hollywood-prospectus/thanksgiving-tv-jane-the-virgin-netflix-bbc-america-starz/

 

Orrin Hatch On the Tech Issues the New Congress Will Take Up (yes on patent trolls, no on net neutrality)

https://medium.com/backchannel/will-new-congress-pass-tech-agenda-orrin-hatch-says-yes-5c60b2dd689

and Why Mark Cuban Wants Fast Internet Lanes

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/11/24/why-mark-cuban-opposes-net-neutrality-i-want-there-to-be-fast-lanes/

 

Firing Chuck Hagel 

http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2014/nov/25/firing-chuck-hagel/

And The Fall Guy (Firing Chuck Hagel is not a cure, it’s a symptom of the disease)

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/11/24/the_fall_guy_chuck_hagel_resignation_obama_administration_national_security_team

 

The Missile Men Of North Vietnam

http://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/missile-men-north-vietnam-180953375/

 

God’s Lonely Programmer

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/gods-lonely-programmer

From the Archives: 11/24/2014 Edition

Sorry I Missed Friday. 

Elon Musk’s Big Score

http://fortune.com/inside-elon-musks-billion-dollar-gigafactory/

 

Kurdistan: A Nation In Waiting

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/cfbddeac-7040-11e4-bc6a-00144feabdc0.html#slide0

 

The Astonishing Rise Of Angela Merkel

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/12/01/quiet-german

 

An Interview With Vladmir Putin

http://en.itar-tass.com/russia/761152

 

Is Google Fiber Making the Digital Divide Worse?

http://kernelmag.dailydot.com/issue-sections/headline-story/10894/google-fiber-digital-divide/

 

DEA Raids and the NFL’s Painkiller Crisis

http://grantland.com/the-triangle/nfl-painkillers-dea-lawsuit-steroids-peds/

 

The Secret Life Of a Crime Scene Cleaner

http://narrative.ly/cops-robbers/the-secret-life-of-a-crime-scene-cleaner/

 

‘Argo’ In the Congo

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/11/23/argo-in-the-congo-the-ghosts-of-the-stanleyville-hostage-crisis.html

From the Archives: 11/20/2014 Edition

300th Post!!!!

 

The Secret Life Of Passwords

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/19/magazine/the-secret-life-of-passwords.html

 

The Long Thanatopsis

http://www.themorningnews.org/article/the-long-thanatopsis

 

The Group That Rules The Web

http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/group-rules-web?int-cid=mod-latest

 

Can Sea World Save Itself?

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-11-20/facing-blackfish-backlash-seaworld-tries-to-save-itself

 

Arguments For And Against Obama’s Immigration Plan

http://www.vox.com/2014/11/20/7253779/obama-immigration-plan-facts

 

Ben Huh Talks About How Rewriting I Can Haz Cheezburger Saved His Life

https://medium.com/backchannel/rewriting-cheezburger-saved-my-life-76fa09404916

 

Remember That Weird Goldman Sachs & Aluminum Thing?

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-11-20/the-goldman-sachs-aluminum-conspiracy-was-pretty-silly

 

How Formula One Works: A Guide For Confused Americans

http://jalopnik.com/how-formula-one-actually-works-a-guide-for-confused-am-1661109693

 

Why Sherman Was Right To Burn Atlanta

http://pando.com/2014/11/20/the-war-nerd-why-sherman-was-right-to-burn-atlanta/

From the Archives: 11/19/2014 Edition

The Islamic State Expands Into North Africa

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/islamic-state-expanding-into-north-africa-a-1003525.html

 

An Oral History of The Right Stuff

http://www.wired.com/2014/11/oral-history-of-right-stuff/

 

Blood On The Corn Part III: The Death Of a DEA Agent

https://medium.com/matter/blood-on-the-corn-part-iii-b13f100cbf32

 

Making Dumb Groups Smarter

https://hbr.org/2014/11/making-dumb-groups-smarter

 

Differentiation and Value Capture In The Internet Age

http://stratechery.com/2014/differentiation-value-creation-internet-age/

 

A Better Idea For Net Neutrality (This Is Basically Just Local Loop Unbundling)

http://thefederalist.com/2014/11/18/heres-a-better-idea-than-net-neutrality-knockoffs/#disqus_thread

 

The Resurrection Of New Girl and The Mindy Project

http://grantland.com/hollywood-prospectus/new-girl-mindy-project-mindy-kaling-fox/

 

The Internet Has Solved The Problem of Music According to Steve Albini

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/nov/17/steve-albinis-keynote-address-at-face-the-music-in-full

From the Archives: 11/18/2014 Edition

Dave Chappelle Is Back (Maybe)

http://www.gq.com/moty/2014/dave-chappelle-men-of-the-year?printable=true

 

How CGI Changed Reality On-Screen

http://aeon.co/magazine/culture/how-cgi-changed-reality-on-screen/

 

Blood On The Corn Part II: The Murder Of a DEA Agent

https://medium.com/matter/blood-on-the-corn-part-ii-b4f447d70a8c

 

50 Thanksgiving Recipes, One From Every State

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/11/18/dining/thanksgiving-recipes-across-the-united-states.html?_r=0

 

Israel’s One State Reality

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/11/17/one-state-reality

 

Has Social Media Come Of Age?

http://aswathdamodaran.blogspot.com/2014/11/twitters-bar-mitzvah-is-social-media.html

 

11 Days In Verizon Hell

https://medium.com/backchannel/11-days-in-verizon-hell-74f08f9782b6

 

Spontaneous Order And The Death Of Wikipedia

http://www.psmag.com/navigation/books-and-culture/killed-wikipedia-93777/

 

The Rogue Marketing Of GoldenPalace.Com

http://priceonomics.com/the-rogue-marketing-of-goldenpalacecom/

From The Archives: 11/17/2014 Edition

The Programmer’s Price

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/11/24/programmers-price

 

Smile, You’re Speaking Emoji!

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/11/emojis-rapid-evolution.html

 

Blood On The Corn: The Death Of a DEA Agent

https://medium.com/matter/blood-on-the-corn-52ac13f7e643

 

Why Is American Teaching So Bad?

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2014/dec/04/why-american-teaching-so-bad/

 

Adventures In Payment Systems

http://www.mondaynote.com/2014/11/17/payment-systems-adventures-part-ii-counting-friends-and-foes/

 

Martyrdom: What’s The Payoff?

http://pando.com/2014/11/16/the-war-nerd-martyrdom-whats-the-payoff/

 

Why The Best Supreme Court Predictor Is Some Guy In Queens

http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/why-the-best-supreme-court-predictor-in-the-world-is-some-random-guy-in-queens/

 

Japan Is In A Recession Again! 

http://fistfulofeuros.net/afoe/abenomics-2-0-just-what-are-they-trying-to-achieve/