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April 7, 2017 – 3:41 pm

“A study of Nobel physics laureates found that, since the 1980s, they have made their discoveries, on average, at age 50. The study also found that the peak of creativity for Nobel winners is getting …

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What do We Know? (Pico Iyer via NYT)

January 6, 2017 – 4:40 pm

“But one thing that happens when we acquire too much “knowledge” is that, like Othello, we sometimes fail to distinguish it from what can never be known, which may not be untrue.”
–James Ferrari
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Twitter Falls Behind for News Outlets

December 9, 2016 – 3:18 pm

“Twitter might still feel big for journalists who spend all day on the platform, and fully 59 percent of Twitter users do get news on the service, third after Reddit and Facebook. But only 16 …

The Pretend Populist

November 28, 2016 – 12:43 pm

Here lies the future.
“There’s a thickening clique of plutocrats around him, as Politico’s Ben White and Matthew Nussbaum noted late last week in an article with the headline “Trump’s Team of Gazillionaires.” They observed that …

Dancing in a Hurricane an article by Thomas L. Friedman NYTimes

November 21, 2016 – 11:43 am

SOCIAL MEDIA and its technology has also made America a bifurcated echo chamber “Yes, right when our physical technologies leapt ahead, many of what the Oxford economist Eric Beinhocker calls our “social technologies” — all …

When There Aren’t Enough Lawyers to Go Around

October 27, 2016 – 3:44 pm

Not just appalling but in direct contradiction with the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution. Ridiculous.
-James Ferrari
 
Read the article at the Marshall Project website here.

Climate Colab’s 2016 Crowds and Climate Conference

September 27, 2016 – 2:18 pm

Tomorrow and Thursday, Climate Colab, a community of over 75,000 people committed to addressing climate change, will get together with business leaders, non-profit organizations, governments and communities for the 4th annual Crowds and Climate conference. People will …