Read — 2014/11/02

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. How we end up marrying the wrong people” (The Philosopher’s Mail).
  2. Megan Smith: ‘You can affect billions of people’“, by Susan Dominus (NY Times). US Chief Technology Officer and former Google executive Megan Smith encourages young people to stay in STEM and consider government tech jobs.
  3. Coach trains 900 runners, never meeting many of them“, by Lindsay Crouse (NY Times). Congratulations to all those who completed the New York Marathon this morning — and thanks to the coaches, family, and friends that helped and encouraged them along the way.
  4. Mired in mediocrity“, by Vanessa Friedman (NY Times). Ms. Friedman riffs on IMF director Christine Lagarde’s phrase “the new mediocre”.
  5. #TBT: models’ childhood Halloween costumes“, by Alex Frank (Vogue).