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Crazy/Genius, Worthy

I had already been impressed with the Atlantic’s weekly interview podcast, but since that most often has to do with politics or other topics not central to our purpose here, I have never linked to one of those. 265 more words

Personal Statement

Review - Hit Makers by Derek Thompson

Hit Makers: The science of popularity in the age of distraction by Derek Thompson

Published: February 7th 2017 by Penguin Press

Genre: Science, popular science, non-fiction, sociology, economics… 380 more words

Anie's Bookclub

The Price - Simply Media DVD Review

Geoffrey Carr (Peter Barkworth) might be a successful businessman (he’s a key player in the burgeoning computer industry) but his private life is far less straightforward. 1,228 more words

Simply Media

Casualty: Our hero

(Series 32, ep. 30 by Rebecca Wojciechowski 31.3.18) What a sad, touching episode. Lovely nurse Robyn and her equally lovely brand new husband Glen ended up back at Holby ED much quicker than anyone hoped or anticipated after Glen had a seizure and Robyn crashed their car. 238 more words


How Immigration Became So Controversial - The Atlantic

Good long read with polling data that appears to contradict the highly polarized political debate:

Immigration seems to be the most prominent wedge issue in America.

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Predicting the Future of Legal Products

Content might be king, but distribution is the kingdom. – Derek Thompson

InĀ Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction, Derek Thompson explains what makes a hit. 253 more words

The Future Of Law

Dear Atlantic: Do you really want to know why the "Media Apocalypse" Happened? Spoiler Alert: It's your bad reporting. The Anyone But Us Narrative keeps right on happening.

The Atlantic is not a thinking person’s publication.

It is arrogant sophistry that feels deep to sheltered teenagers.

The latest diatribe from Derek Thompson called “ 358 more words

Alleged Journalism