Avi Woolf looks at Richard Cory, Cool Runnings, social envy, and personal virtue.
As American soap operas wane, telenovas are thriving.
There are not many surprises here, but it’s interesting all the same. (I would not have expected Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory to be a ruralian show, though.)
This sounds like a pretty cool idea for a basketball league.
Facebook can tell when you’re in a relationship, but can’t tell that the guy whose birthday it’s reminding you of died six years ago…
Kevin Simler on the intersection between status and cooperation.
Some librarians created fake patrons to protect books from cruel, cruel (and allegedly misguided) data.
According to Nir Eyal, Microsoft’s biggest strength in productivity software is habit, and they’re losing it. If GoogleDocs would create an independent app and up their game somewhat, I’d consider making the switch. Just not there yet.