Buzz - 28 set 22:05

Testing Won’t Save Us From Covid-19

Many experts are convinced that fast and easy screening can stop the virus. But that theory fails to account for the messiness of real life. - 28 set 21:03

A Spread Worthy of Royalty

Banchan, the small dishes that often accompany a Korean meal, should be treasured in their own right. - 28 set 14:40

Advertisers Rush to TV’s Debates, Election Coverage

What will it take to get movie studios to start running TV ads again? Maybe the 2020 election. Big movie backers have in recent months largely stopped running their glitzy trailers on TV. Most sign… - 28 set 14:21

The pandemic has killed cash

With ATM shutting down and customers embracing contactless, the elderly are left shielding and searching for notes - 28 set 14:09

The Internet Is Not What You Think It Is

(This is a draft excerpt from my forthcoming book, The Living Mirror: A Philosophy of the Internet, appearing in 2021 from Princeton University Press. Text and title are still subject to change.) 1. The internet is not what you think it is. - 28 set 14:00

The Terrifying Truth About Young People and Colon Cancer

Chadwick Boseman’s death shed light on the spiking rates of early onset colorectal cancer. But the reality remains that our healthcare system is not set up to catch these cases when they’re actually curable - 28 set 13:09

‘Fargo’ Is Fun. Maybe That’s Enough.

The fourth season’s grandstanding about what America means is worthy of the eye rolls it’s bound to get, but it never fails to entertain - 28 set 13:08

Why Private Eyes Are Everywhere Now

Private investigators have been touted as an antidote to corruption and a force for transparency. But they’ve also become another weapon in the hands of corporate interests. - 28 set 12:00

QAnon Goes to Washington

Twenty-four followers of the grotesque conspiracy theory are running for Congress in November. Where does this end? - 28 set 03:09

Is Y Combinator worth it?

Back in late 2016, I started Armory in my garage (pictured above) with my two co-founders. We also applied to Y Combinator. I often have founders ask me if YC is worth it right around now, during YC application season. - 28 set 01:14

Why a private section of the border wall is allegedly failing

60 Minutes reports on the construction firm that earned billions of dollars in government contracts after working with a conservative fundraising campaign accused of fraud to build sections of the border wall on private land that engineers say will likely fail.