From the Archives: 1/18/2015 Edition

Extra Stuffed to make up for my lack of posting cadence. 

NY Police Vs. The Mayor

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2015/feb/05/ny-police-vs-mayor/

 

My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward (I don’t usually go in for these mushy stories, but I liked this one)

http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/lovely-wife-psych-ward-95567/

 

Backchannel’s Google Extravaganza: How Google Dealth With Mobile

https://medium.com/backchannel/how-google-search-dealt-with-mobile-33bc09852dc9

Google’s Secret Study to Find Our Needs

https://medium.com/backchannel/googles-secret-study-to-find-out-our-needs-eba8700263bf

Google Search Will Be Your Next Brain

https://medium.com/backchannel/google-search-will-be-your-next-brain-5207c26e4523

Google and Deep Mind

https://medium.com/backchannel/the-deep-mind-of-demis-hassabis-156112890d8a

 

Broad Strokes: Hanging With the Very Funny Broad City Gals

http://grantland.com/features/broad-city-season-2-comedy-central-abbi-jacobson-ilana-glazer/

 

Some Thoughts On the Swiss Franc

http://qz.com/327410/absolutely-everything-you-need-to-understand-what-happened-to-the-swiss-franc-this-week/

and

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/16/upshot/economic-lessons-from-switzerlands-one-day-18-percent-currency-rise.html

and No One Was Supposed to Lose This Much On Francs

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-01-16/no-one-was-supposed-to-lose-this-much-money-on-swiss-francs

 

The Cathedral of Computation, Algorithms as Gods

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/01/the-cathedral-of-computation/384300/

 

U.S Procurement, the Anti-Innovators

http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/142497/james-bessen/the-anti-innovators

 

Expand the College Football Playoffs

http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/expand-the-college-football-playoff/

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