Saturday, April 16
Bill Landreth was one of the whiz kids, poking around Pentagon servers with the friends he had never met. But one of them was an FBI informant.
Friday, April 15
It involves a former 1960s bondage film actress, a Jewish neo-Nazi, the husband of the speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives, and a whole lot of creative marketing.
Thursday, April 14
Restaurants that promise locally sourced ingredients are almost always lying.
A mysterious stone and the complexities of grief.
On the history of content moderation and what it means for the future of free speech.Previously: "The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed"
Wednesday, April 13
Nate Silver is the founder of FiveThirtyEight and the author of The Signal and the Noise.
“I know in a perfectly rational world, if you make an 80/20 prediction, people should know that not only will this prediction not be right all the time, but you did something wrong if it’s never wrong. The 20% underdog should come through sometimes. People in sports understand that sometimes a 15 seed beats a 2 seed in the NCAA tournament. That’s much harder to explain to people in politics.”