A brief gallivant about the marketplace of ideas.

Month: January, 2017

Read — 2017/01/21

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. A global alliance is investing $500 million to stop the spread of deadly outbreaks we are utterly unprepared for“, by Akshat Rathi (Quartz).
  2. Hidden figures and the appeal of math in an age of inequality“, by Megan Garber (The Atlantic).
  3. What’s next for the millennial who turned Nevada blue?“, by Taylor Mayol (OZY).
  4. Inside the desperate battle against sports doping“, by Rafael Buschmann, Lukas Eberle, Christoph Henrichs, & Gehard Pfeil (Der Spiegel).
  5. Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons“, by Mark Manson (Quartz).
  6. The vulnerability primer“, by Mark Manson (Mark Manson).

MLK Day — 2017-01-16

Two speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

  1. “I have a dream” (1963-08-28) — audio and text
  2. “Beyond Vietnam” (1967-04-04) — audio and text

Read — 2017/01/05

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. Strange radio bursts seen coming from a galaxy far, far away“, by Mark Strauss (National Geographic).
  2. Rio Olympic medalists Lilesa, Rupp and Dibaba lead stacked fields at 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon” (Chevron Houston Marathon).

Read — 2017/01/02

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. 2017’s next big fitness craze? Performance-enhancing drugs“, by Ben Hammersley (Wired).
  2. The sci-fi author bridging America and China“, by Libby Coleman (OZY).
  3. Make resolutions for other people“, by Taylor Mayol (OZY).