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

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