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Senior Editor, Business Channel — The Atlantic

Senior editor at @TheAtlantic.

The hidden cost of learning & innovation

censemaking.com — The costs of books, materials, tuition, or conference fees often distort the perception of how much learning costs, creating larger distortions in how we perceive knowledge to benefit us. By looking at what price we pay for integrating knowledge and experience we might re-valuate what we need, what we have and what we pay attention to...
Feb 09, 2016

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Stanford Researchers: It Is Trivially Easy to Match Metadata to Real People

theatlantic.com — In defending the NSA's telephony metadata collection efforts, government officials have repeatedly resorted to one seemingly significant detail: This is just metadata-numbers dialed, lengths of calls. "There are no names, there's no content in that database," President Barack Obama told Charlie Rose in June. No names; just metadata.
Dec 24, 2013

always enjoy seeing @jonathanmayer's research- here he shows how un-anonymous the NSA's metadata is bit.ly/1boR09T via @TheAtlantic

Why Americans Work So Much Despite Economist John Maynard Keynes's Prediction

theatlantic.com — The economist John Maynard Keynes predicted a society so prosperous that people would hardly have to work. But that isn't exactly how things have played out. Please consider disabling it for our site, or supporting our work in one of these ways Subscribe Now > How will we all keep busy when we only have to work 15 hours a week?
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Il pianeta può essere salvato?

znetitaly.altervista.org — di vari autori - 29 dicembre 2015 Esperti di ecologia, salvaguardia dell'ambiente e cambiamento climatico offrono i loro motivi di ottimismo e di angoscia entrando nel 2016. I due termini "clima" e "cambiamento" sono così regolarmente uniti che semplicemente pronunciarli in coppia - "cambiamento del clima" - sembra in qualche modo oscurare il vero peso del fenomeno che descrivono, per non parlare delle sue conseguenze.

Should Parents Give Their Kids Everything They Want for Christmas?

theatlantic.com — A conversation with the sociologist Allison Pugh, who studies why children want what they want and how moms and dads navigate those desires Please consider disabling it for our site, or supporting our work in one of these ways Subscribe Now >
Dec 25, 2015

No. "@TheAtlantic: Christmas dilemma: Should you buy your kids everything they asked for? theatln.tc/1YC7LNx pic.twitter.com/mtKTlIZDGC

Childcare Is Hard to Find

theatlantic.com — School ends at 3 and the workday ends at 6. Discuss. Please consider disabling it for our site, or supporting our work in one of these ways Subscribe Now > Needless to say, this does not work.

Why Affluent Parents Put So Much Pressure on Their Kids

theatlantic.com — For the most successful Americans, prosperity feels fragile. Please consider disabling it for our site, or supporting our work in one of these ways Subscribe Now > With financial success ought to come some measure of relief-a chance to take in a deep breath, exhale, and survey the world from the top.
Nov 21, 2015

RT @wesyang: simpler and true answer, one that the initial articles elides in a mealy-mouthed way, is: Asians theatlantic.com/business/archi…

Nov 22, 2015

Conversations about the pressure on kids normally take aim at modern parenting, when the real culprit is inequality theatlantic.com/business/archi…

Pew's Study on Work-Life Balance for Families With Two Parents

theatlantic.com — For families without a stay-at-home parent, there just aren't enough hours in the day. Please consider disabling it for our site, or supporting our work in one of these ways Subscribe Now > The first thing to note about families with two parents working full-time is that having two incomes is pretty sweet, financially speaking.
Nov 04, 2015

RT @TheAtlantic: For families without a stay-at-home parent, there just aren’t enough hours in the day. theatln.tc/1RUV5tj pic.twitter.com/BfTcGiCNYT

Nov 04, 2015

Money-Rich and Time-Poor: Life in Two-Income Households - The Atlantic apple.news/AcW6saM52RK-kI…

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Courts Apply Deferred-Prosecution Agreements to Corporations, Not People

theatlantic.com — A legal strategy designed to provide people with second chances is instead being used to protect businesses. Please consider disabling it for our site, or supporting our work in one of these ways Subscribe Now > In the late 1960s, two cities- New York and Washington, D.C.-piloted programs that intervened following an arrest for a nonviolent crime.

Paul Ryan Wants to Protect His 'Family Time'

theatlantic.com — Good luck to him-elite workers rarely succeed at fencing off space for their personal lives. Please consider disabling it for our site, or supporting our work in one of these ways Subscribe Now > Rebecca J. Rosen is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Business Channel.
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Feb 11, 2016

RT @kcalamur: Do read: Facebook's Free Basics, Marc Andreessen, and the debate over new colonialism: theatlantic.com/technology/arc… By @AdrienneLaF

Feb 09, 2016

I love how @jbarro deals with the uncertainty surrounding the effects of taxes in this piece on Bernie's plans nytimes.com/2016/02/09/ups…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @emmaogreen: "[Clinton] said she never changed a vote because of a contribution. That’s not the way systemic corruption works." theatlantic.com/politics/archi…

Feb 04, 2016

.@YAppelbaum on the debate between Clinton and Sanders on whether big business can be tamed theatlantic.com/politics/archi…

Feb 04, 2016

Inside the birthing centers of El Paso, where midwives usher American citizens into the world theatlantic.com/business/archi…

Feb 03, 2016

RT @AlanaSemuels: Starbucks helps some employees pay rent and attend college. But why not just pay them more money? theatlantic.com/business/archi…

Feb 03, 2016

RT @yayitsrob: The postwar U.S. presidency, by house: Huff Gryf Huff (wannabe Gryf) Slyth Slyth Huff Huff Gryf Rav Gryf Huff (Slyth VP) Rav (ran as Gryff)

Feb 02, 2016

What would happen if there were no tuition & students paid their professors directly?18th-c. Scotland gave it a try theatlantic.com/business/archi…


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