From the Archives: 1/27/2015 Edition

The 30,000 Futures of the Brain


The European’s Fight and the Kids Hear Everything


How Language Police are Perverting Liberalism

Jezebel Responds


How YouTube Lost It’s Soul


The Netanyahu Disaster


Inside League of Legends, the World’s Largest Virtual Psychology Lab


The Business of Fake Diploma’s


Just Another Interview with Bill Gates

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)

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)


This is What We Know About A Prairie Home Companion


Why It’s Impossible to Indict a Cop

Don’t Blame the Grand Jury, Blame the Law


The Hidden TV Gem’s of 2014


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

and Why Mark Cuban Wants Fast Internet Lanes


Firing Chuck Hagel

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


The Missile Men Of North Vietnam


God’s Lonely Programmer

From the Archives: 8/27/2014 Edition

How a Chinese national gained access to Arizona’s terror center


Did Tony die at the end of The Sopranos?


Understanding the comedy of Phil Hartman (Grantland’s SNL @ 40 series has been terrific)


How the Japanese screwed up Pearl Harbor


Dropbox’s plans to stay relevant


Polanyi’s Paradox and the shape of employment growth (warning: pdf)


Pew Research shows Facebook and Twitter limit political debate


In hostage negotiations, is the price ever right?

From the Archives: 8/26/2014 Edition

Last Call: The End of Printed Newspapers


Twitter v. Facebook as a news source


What to Expect When Apple’s Expecting


Endgame for Putin?


38 maps that explain the global economy


The complete guide to burger blends


Grantland on the Emmy’s


This man has nothing to hide, not even his email password

From The Archives: 8/25/2014 Edition

The Aftershocks: Has Italy Criminalized Science?


Apple + IBM, this time it’ll be different


The Matter of Time: What Should a Magazine Company Be?


The Bro Whisperer of Bustle


Who Will Win, Might Win, and Should Win the Emmy’s


Tesla and GM Race to Build the First Mass Market Car


The Verge’s very impressive interactive piece on Virtual Reality


Bill Hader on Saturday Night Live



From the Archives: 8/22/2014 Edition

How Mugabe raised money from Wall Street to Crush his opposition


Frank Miller’s Dark Night

And the Fall and Rise of Frank Miller


Everything you wanted to know about Doctor Who but were afraid to ask


Check out some charts about UK tech use!


Argentina’s Default is…weird


Are streaming services for E-books inevitable?


What Lies Beneath Stonehenge?


America in Decay (may be behind a paywall)


The Moderator Revolt!

From the archives:08/09/2013

How to convince investors

How athletes get great

The Cheapening of Comics (a speech by Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Waterson)

Will 4square finally get it right?

confessions of an institutional investor

Obama is not taking unemployment seriously

The present and future of “Adults Only” games

How to fix the NHL