* “How angry pilots got the Navy to stop dismissing UFO sightings.” From the WaPo.
* “Twitter Is Not America: A new Pew study finds a gulf between the general population and Twitter users.” Notice, “As the platforms age, their devotees become more and more distinct from the regular person. For more than a decade now, many people in media and technology have been feeding an hour or two of Twitter into our brains every single day.”
* “Breathing Dirty Air Affects Children’s Health.” The more you learn, the more designing cities and everyday life around cars seems crazy.
* “The Scruton tapes: an anatomy of a modern hit job: How a character assassination unfolded on Twitter.” See also above, “Twitter Is Not America.”
* “We Don’t Have a Talent Shortage. We Have A Sucker Shortage.” True today, true tomorrow, and probably true for as long as humans are humans.
* “The desperate race to cool the ocean before it’s too late.” We’re doing (basically) nothing here.
* “The 2008 financial crisis completely changed what majors students choose.” How could it not?
* What the retiring French ambassador really thinks, another of the pieces that’s much more contentful than the title implies.