[…] Iran has as much chance of stopping an Israeli strike as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does of becoming an ayatollah […]
- Difference Engine: Luddite legacy
Will more and more jobs be done by machines instead of people?
- The Kabul you don’t see in the news
Great photo series of present day Kabul street life.
- Your Brain Knows a Lot More Than You Realize
The brain’s a fascinating organ.
GitHub’s Zach Holman on why he swears in his talks.
- How a Few Bad Apples Ruin Everything
From personal experience, I’d say this is true (and not only at work).
- If You’re Busy, You’re Doing Something Wrong
This is something I noticed in myself, if I clearly separate busy and free times and focus more on the tasks at hand, I’m more productive.
- Remember the “borderless” Internet? It’s officially dead
The idea of regulating the Internet seems to be popular all over the planet at the moment.
- The Persian Incursion
What insight can be gained from a strategy game about a potential Israeli air-strike on Iran? Interesting article from Foreign Policy.
- Slouching toward a bananapocalypse?
Will bananas soon disappear from our supermarkets? Good insights into the world food market and monocultures, which kinda made me think of The Windup Girl (affiliate link) by Paolo Bacigalupi.
- Shanghai Gets Supersized
This article about Shanghai, a city I called home for a year, sent me on trip down memory lane, so I want to share it with you.
We’re from Shanghai. We care only about money. You want to talk politics, go to Beijing.