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11 Posts

New Yorker

Remainders: From Systems Thinking to Stephen A. Smith
August 09, 2018
A collection of books, links, and podcasts that Noah has recently consumed.
The Gell-Mann Amnesia Effect, The New Yorker, and Pau Gasol
April 15, 2018
A reflection on the Gell-Mann Amnesia Effect and a critique of media skepticism.
Climbing Rocks
January 13, 2016
A profile of a talented young climber and the intricacies of climbing routes.
One More Note on Why Brands Aren't Going Anywhere
February 11, 2014
Why brands remain important in the age of better information and how car brands maintain their value.
Why Brands Aren't Going Anywhere
February 10, 2014
A discussion of the role of brands in a world of information efficiency.
The Accuracy of Strangelove
January 28, 2014
The frighteningly accurate portrayal of nuclear security in Dr. Strangelove
The drunk driving/gun connection
January 21, 2013
A comparison between the fight against drunk driving and efforts to regulate guns.
Idiots & Taking the Long View
January 07, 2013
Daniel Mendelsohn discusses the cultural critic's role in the age of technology and the enduring significance of Marshall McLuhan's individual-focused perspective.
Top Longform of 2012
January 04, 2013
A list of the top longform writing of 2012.
January 03, 2013
Exploring the concept of 'blesh' and its similarity to scenius.
How We Got Here: Second Amendment Edition
December 28, 2012
The evolution of the Second Amendment and conservative reinterpretation.
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