Evolution Is Happening Faster Than We Thought

What I am reading: Antoine Maillard Amsterdam — A FRIEND recently invited me over to see the blackbird that had taken up residence in a potted plant on her balcony. Serenely…, Evolution Is Happening Faster Than We Thought, http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/24/opinion/sunday/evolution-is-happening-faster-than-we-thought.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

GitHub · Where software is built

What I am reading: Microsoft REST API Guidelines Microsoft REST API Guidelines Working Group Dave Campbell (CTO C+E)Rick Rashid (CTO ASG)John Shewchuk (Technical Fellow, TED…, GitHub · Where software is built, https://github.com/Microsoft/api-guidelines/blob/master/Guidelines.md, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Ending Poverty

What I am reading: Halfway through the 12th century , and a long time before economists began pondering how to turn poor places into rich ones, the Germanic prince Henry the Lion…, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Ending Poverty, http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2010/07/the-politically-incorrect-guide-to-ending-poverty/8134/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How American Politics Went Insane

What I am reading: I t’s 2020, four years from now. The campaign is under way to succeed the president, who is retiring after a single wretched term. Voters are angrier than…, How American Politics Went Insane, http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/07/how-american-politics-went-insane/485570/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How Private Equity Found Power and Profit in State Capitols – NYTimes.com

What I am reading: PHOENIX — Inside a cramped committee room on the cactus-dotted campus of Arizona’s Capitol, Kelsey Lundy stepped to the podium to detail new legislation and the…, How Private Equity Found Power and Profit in State Capitols – NYTimes.com, http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/15/business/dealbook/private-equity-influence-fortress-investment-group.html?nytmobile=0, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Supreme Court Yearbook: Class Of 2016 – Law360

What I am reading: Dispatch By Daniel Wilson | July 8, 2016, 5:16 PM ET With another U.S. Supreme Court term now finished, a dig through its data offers extensive insight into the…, The Supreme Court Yearbook: Class Of 2016 – Law360, http://www.law360.com/in-depth/articles/811082?nl_pk=5f21e01d-282d-4993-944c-7a0290a47682&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=in-depth, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Ravaged woodlands

What I am reading: Briefing America’s forests Stricken trees provide clues about how America will adapt to global warming—but little hope that it can be averted | THE CASCADES,…, Ravaged woodlands, http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21701751-stricken-trees-provide-clues-about-how-america-will-adapt-global-warmingbut-little-hope, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,