Read — 2014/12/07
Today’s selection of articles includes:
- “When talking about bias backfires“, by Adam Grant & Sheryl Sandberg (NY Times). If you want to solve a problem, then make others aware that the problem exists — and that it’s unacceptable.
- “Energy firms in secretive alliance with attorneys general“, by Eric Lipton (NY Times).
- “How game theory helped improve New York City’s high school application process“, by Tracy Tullis (NY Times). Just another real-world example of the deferred-acceptance algorithm at work.
On this day in 1941:
- “Japan wars on U.S. and Britain; makes sudden attack on Hawaii; heavy fighting at sea reported“, by Frank L. Kluckhorn (NY Times, 08 Dec 1941).