From the Archives: 2/1/2015 Edition

The History of Quotation Marks (Slate is doing a really good job with language and lexicon posts!)

http://www.slate.com/blogs/lexicon_valley/2015/01/30/quotation_marks_long_and_fascinating_history_includes_arrows_diples_and.html

 

Slack’s Founder Shares Launch Strategy

http://firstround.com/article/From-0-to-1B-Slacks-Founder-Shares-Their-Epic-Launch-Strategy

 

Police Forensics: The Inside Story

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/6e194b0a-a740-11e4-8a71-00144feab7de.html#slide0

 

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Drone Pilot

http://kernelmag.dailydot.com/issue-sections/headline-story/11553/air-force-drone-pilot-problem/

 

An Interview with Assad

http://www.foreignaffairs.com/discussions/interviews/syrias-president-speaks

 

Cognitive vs. Behavioral

http://andrewgelman.com/2015/01/30/cognitive-vs-behavioral-psychology-economics-political-science/

 

 

 

 

From the Archives: 1/31/2015 Edition

The Coming Age of Domestic Drones

http://reprints.longform.org/ground-control-eli-sanders

 

The Definition of a Dictionary

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/culturebox/2015/01/merriam_webster_dictionary_what_should_an_online_dictionary_look_like.html

 

How Japan Became a Pop Culture Superpower

http://www.spectator.co.uk/arts/arts-feature/9425771/how-japan-became-a-pop-culture-superpower/

 

Bill Simmon’s Super Bag

http://grantland.com/the-triangle/super-bowl-mailbag-seattle-seahawks-new-england-patriots/

 

Boko Harem and the Demon Consensus

http://pando.com/2015/01/28/the-war-nerd-boko-haram-and-the-demon-consensus/

 

In Defense of Vulture Funds (from 2007)

http://www.felixsalmon.com/2007/02/in-defense-of-vulture-funds/

Felix Salmon’s Public Lecture at the London School of Economic’s Last Week (audio)

http://www.lse.ac.uk/newsAndMedia/videoAndAudio/channels/publicLecturesAndEvents/player.aspx?id=2844

 

The Dance of the Disrupted

http://aswathdamodaran.blogspot.com/2015/01/the-dance-of-disrupted-observations.html

 

Turning Twitter into a Game

http://www.wired.com/2015/01/how-twitter-built-a-game-idarb/

From the Archives: 1/28/2015 Edition

Getting Out of Afghanistan

http://www.fastcompany.com/3041147/getting-out-of-afghanistan#!

 

Solving and Unsolvable Math Problem

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/02/02/pursuit-beauty

 

Wokking the Suburbs: The Rise of Suburban Chinatowns

http://luckypeach.com/wokking-the-suburbs/

 

Yahoo Would Rather Not Pay Tax on it’s Alibaba Shares

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-01-28/yahoo-would-rather-not-pay-taxes-on-its-alibaba-shares

 

The Stupid Manager Theory of Company Failure

http://www.asymco.com/2015/01/28/haunted-empire/

 

Sneaking Into the Super Bowl

https://medium.com/the-cauldron/sneaking-into-the-super-bowl-and-everything-else-ea1efd28ddcf

 

Why the Swiss Broke the Euro Peg

http://johnhcochrane.blogspot.com/2015/01/snb-chf-ecb-and-qe.html

 

ESPN and the Future of Sports TV

http://www.theverge.com/2015/1/28/7878051/espn-sportscenter-studio-and-the-future-of-sports-tv

From the Archives: 1/27/2015 Edition

The 30,000 Futures of the Brain

https://medium.com/@neuroecology/the-30-000-futures-of-the-brain-d857e3fbec55

 

The European’s Fight and the Kids Hear Everything

http://humblestudentofthemarkets.blogspot.com/2015/01/the-european-parents-fight-and-kids.html

 

How Language Police are Perverting Liberalism

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2015/01/not-a-very-pc-thing-to-say.html

Jezebel Responds

http://jezebel.com/a-note-to-chait-dissent-isnt-suffocation-internet-isn-1682017960

 

How YouTube Lost It’s Soul

http://pando.com/2015/01/26/keep-youtube-weird-how-youtube-lost-its-soul-and-may-lose-the-creators-that-built-it/

 

The Netanyahu Disaster

http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/01/Netanyahu-vs-Obama-on-Iran/384849/

 

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

https://medium.com/backchannel/inside-the-largest-virtual-psychology-lab-in-the-world-7c0d2c43cda5

 

The Business of Fake Diploma’s

http://priceonomics.com/the-business-of-fake-diplomas/

 

Just Another Interview with Bill Gates

http://www.vox.com/2015/1/26/7877357/bill-gates-interview

From the Archives: 1/26/2015 Edition

10,000 Hours with Reid Hoffman

http://casnocha.com/reid-hoffman-lessons

 

Goodell’s Season From Hell

http://www.gq.com/sports/201502/roger-goodell-season-from-hell

 

ECB QESplainer

https://medium.com/bull-market/an-ecb-qesplainer-9c87146052c1

 

The Swiss Frac and the Sorry Saga of FX Lending

http://fistfulofeuros.net/afoe/10640/

 

The Way We Hire is All Wrong

https://medium.com/backchannel/the-way-we-hire-is-all-wrong-3e19e2051f3e

 

A Miami Uber Driver Takes Exception to Rate Cuts

http://pando.com/2015/01/26/dear-travis-a-miami-uber-driver-takes-exception-to-the-companys-rate-cuts/

 

Another Profile of David Simon Being David Simon

http://grantland.com/features/david-simon-show-me-a-hero-hbo-the-wire-treme/

 

Niches and the Problem with Subscription Services

http://stratechery.com/2015/niches-problem-subscription-services/

From the Archives: 1/24/2015 Edition

How Polaroid Created a World of Shutterbugs

http://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2015/01/22/how-polaroid-created-world-need-now-shutterbugs/bQXzgOu4oxV3TzcB0TZlWK/story.html

 

If Earth Falls, Where Will We Go?

http://theconversation.com/if-earth-falls-will-interstellar-space-travel-be-our-salvation-35523

 

The History of the ‘Royal Rumble’

http://grantland.com/the-triangle/royal-rumble-history-biggest-crowd-pops-wwe-vince-mcmahon-ultimate-warrior-hulk-hogan-jake-the-snake-roberts-ric-flair-macho-man-randy-savage-shawn-michaels-bret-hart-stone-cold-steve-austin/

 

Who Was the Marquis De Sade

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/who-was-marquis-de-sade-180953980/?all

 

Is Technology Making Us More Vulnerable

http://aeon.co/magazine/technology/is-technology-making-us-vulnerable/

 

How Scalable is the Blockchain

http://radar.oreilly.com/2015/01/blockchain-scalability.html

 

Misremembering King Abdullah

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/01/23/saudi-arabias-king-misremembered-man-peace/

 

From the Archives: 1/23/2015 Edition

Science, Meet Journalism

http://wilsonquarterly.com/stories/science-and-innovation-in-changing-newsroom/

 

Der Spiegel Interviews New York Times Editor Dean Baquet

http://www.spiegel.de/international/business/spiegel-interview-with-chief-new-york-times-editor-dean-baquet-a-1014704.html

 

Building the Galactic Internet

http://origin-www.businessweek.com/articles/2015-01-22/global-internet-greg-wyler-may-beat-elon-musk-google-facebook

 

The Best Small Fundamental Equity Long/Short Fund Was 2 Guys Misusing a Database

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-01-23/capital-one-fraud-researchers-may-also-have-done-some-fraud

 

How to Make a Good Puzzle Game

http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2015/01/22/how-to-make-a-puzzle-game/

 

The Boston Bomber and the Presumption of Innocence

http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-presumption-innocence

 

Draghi’s Force Multiplier

https://medium.com/bull-market/draghis-force-multipliers-803c152c8c4e

 

McDonald’s and Chipoltle

http://fortune.com/2015/01/21/mcdonalds-chipotle-integrity-trust/