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The Circle by Dave Eggers

Another day another dystopian vision of the future. But this one is a bit different, as the future it portrays is so similar to the present, that it would only need a couple of delta-xs to be there. 610 more words


Memories of Reader's Digest

Recently I was spring cleaning my book collection and came across an old Reader’s Digest magazine that seemed to have got mixed up with the lot.

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Random Thoughts

Notes from an Internship: Part IV

A few months ago, I read a book that dealt with the tension between evidence-based decision making and the subjectivity inherent to human judgment. Throughout it, the author illustrates the sharp contrast between the widely felt pressure to let data and statistics drive action and the moral imperative to view people as nuanced individuals who cannot be described by a set of numbers. 478 more words


Neo Capitalism Netiquette Rules

A recruiter called me at 6:27 AM this morning. My wake up time is 5:30 AM. He pressed me about my long term goals for the next 3 to 5 years. 521 more words


Media In the Information Age Operates Under Different Rules

When Horace Mann spoke about education as the great equalizer, the 19th-century educational reformer dreamed of children of different backgrounds sitting side-by-side in classrooms across America. 779 more words