Time to revisit how we calculate expectations? Cameron Murray - Fresh economic thinking McDonald's: you can sneer, but it's the glue that holds communities together Chris Arnade - The Guardian
A simple result that should change how we see one of the assumptions that underlies tons of models in economics.
How Mark Zuckerberg Led Facebook’s War to Crush Google Plus Antonio García Martínez - Vanity Fair
I am very happy that I found Chris Arnade. His posts and tweetstorms provide amazing insight into a part of the United States that I otherwise would simply not have access to.
Constraints Cristina Videira Lopes - Tagide
An inside look at how Facebook runs. The content is a little wordy, but I’d like to read more about this story. Will probably end up buying the book.
How “Silicon Valley” Nails Silicon Valley Andrew Marantz - The New Yorker
The evolution of programming languages depends not only on what new languages allow you to do, but what they don’t. Taking away an engineer’s ability to do X also removes a concern from the picture. Thinking about less things at once means you can focus more on what’s left.
Movie written by algorithm turns out to be hilarious and intense Annalee Newitz - Ars Technica
Watching this show would not be half as fun if I didn’t interact with the people it mocks on a daily basis. The caricatures are spot on.
Ross Goodwin keeps pumping them out. Non-sensical, bizarre, and a bit over-dramatized, but interesting.