Read — 2018/01/04

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. Why Oklahoma has the most women per capita in prison“, by Elizabeth Winkler (Wall Street Journal).
  2. Iran accuses ‘enemies’ as US seeks emergency UN session“, by Hassan Rouhani (Al Jazeera).
  3. Why unplugging should be your most important resolution for 2018“, by Bridget Read (Vogue).
  4. Dating apps are awful — here’s how to make them work for you“, by Katherine Bindley (Wall Street Journal).
  5. Spotify files to go public through direct listing, cutting out underwriters“, by Maureen Farrell & Anne Steele (Wall Street Journal).
  6. Rush to fix ‘serious’ computer chip flaws” (BBC).
  7. The science behind psychopaths and extreme altruists“, by Yudhijit Bhattacharjee (National Geographic).
  8. Chess’s new best player is a fearless, swashbuckling algorithm“, by Oliver Roeder (Five Thirty Eight). With links to the arXiv paper and the singularity.
  9. Meet the woman risking it all for the perfect shot“, by Adrian Brune (OZY).