Neoliberalism: the idea that swallowed the world

What I am reading: L ast summer, researchers at the International Monetary Fund settled a long and bitter debate over “neoliberalism”: they admitted it exists. Three senior…, Neoliberalism: the idea that swallowed the world, http://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/aug/18/neoliberalism-the-idea-that-changed-the-world, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

When Climate Change Meets Sprawl: Why Houston’s ‘Once-In-A-Lifetime’ Floods Keep Happening

What I am reading: Boomtown, Flood Town Climate change will bring more frequent and fierce rainstorms to cities like Houston. But unchecked development remains a priority in the…, When Climate Change Meets Sprawl: Why Houston’s ‘Once-In-A-Lifetime’ Floods Keep Happening, https://projects.propublica.org/houston-cypress/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

AI and CGI will transform information warfare, boost hoaxes, and escalate revenge porn

What I am reading: Humans can generally trust what they see and hear — but that won’t be the case for long. Advances in AI and CGI will soon make it possible for anyone to create…, AI and CGI will transform information warfare, boost hoaxes, and escalate revenge porn, http://www.businessinsider.com/cgi-ai-fake-video-audio-news-hoaxes-information-warfare-revenge-porn-2017-8, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Longtime Trump ally Roger Stone promises violence if Congress impeaches

What I am reading: Donald Trump’s former campaign adviser and longtime ally Roger Stone promised that any attempt to impeach Trump would lead to all-out war. In an interview with…, Longtime Trump ally Roger Stone promises violence if Congress impeaches, http://shareblue.com/longtime-trump-ally-roger-stone-promises-violence-if-congress-impeaches/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Google’s Secret Formula for Management? Doing the Basics Well

What I am reading: Steven Moore for HBR Google has opened its trove of management processes to one and all, for free. It might not feel that surprising — after all, Google has…, Google’s Secret Formula for Management? Doing the Basics Well, https://hbr.org/2017/08/googles-secret-formula-for-management-doing-the-basics-well, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The misplaced arguments against Black Lives Matter

What I am reading: ON AUGUST 15th Donald Trump repeated his belief that “both sides” were to blame for the violence on August 12th at a white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville,…, The misplaced arguments against Black Lives Matter, https://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2017/08/economist-explains-15, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

For Uber, a Quiet Investor Becomes a Sudden Thorn

What I am reading: Bill Gurley, Mitch Lasky, Eric Vishria, Matt Cohler and Peter Fenton outside of Benchmark’s offices in San Francisco. Timothy Archibald/Forbes Collection/Corbis…, For Uber, a Quiet Investor Becomes a Sudden Thorn, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/17/technology/uber-travis-kalanick-benchmark.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,