* Data from online dating. Bad headline. The seven bullet points at the end are the most interesting (and un-PC) parts.
* Understanding postmodern conservatism, a more interesting piece than you’d think from the title.
* “Why are America’s elite universities censoring themselves on China?” Why do we expect them to? Why do buy into the concept of “elite” in this domain?
* “Study: Cities with more transit use could cut road deaths by 40%.” We’re literally willing to die to drive.
* “How Real News Can Be Worse Than Fake News: Too much information can lead to a cynical population that expects little from its leaders.”
* Clayton Christensen: Half of American colleges will be bankrupt in 10 to 15 years. Given cost increases, that would probably be a net improvement.
* “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration.” A… not expected op-ed.
* On Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook; in The New Yorker and not just the usual.
* The Chekhov Sentence That Contains Almost All of Life. The new Shteyngart novel sounds unbelievably terrible, but the essay is good.
* “I doubt me an it be commercial.” On publishing, writing, and many other topics of interest.