September 29, 2016
September’s Last Weekend Reads
- Have you finished Narcos Season Two yet? If you need more of Pablo Escobar check out Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World’s Greatest Outlaw. Also, Pablo’s son was pretty upset about the show.
- The New York Times reviews the latest Hitler biography: Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939.
- The Washington Post uses machine-learning and charts to show us just how racist and radical the alt-right has become.
- Michael Chabon wrote a beautiful essay about the relationship between father and son.
- And Google uses artificial intelligence to make a machine that can translate like a human can.
- One of the perks of being a US ambassador abroad is that you get to live in one of these fancy residences (WSJ paywall).
- Now that there’s peace, what’s next for Colombia?
- The New York Times Magazine explores the civil war in the right-wing media that Trump kicked off.
- The NPR tries to explain who Pepe the frog is and why it’s deemed a hate symbol.
- Travon Free: You can’t imagine a world without black people.
- Will self-driving cars lead to an urban nirvana or is that just a fallacy? We take a look at the myths behind the movement.
- The Greek Analyst has 30 lessons from the Greek Crisis, many of them are relevant for the upcoming US election this November.
- Politico wants you to know that if Trump does dispute the election, there would be no good way out for the US.
- The Guardian’s 29 tips for being a horrible boss, makes for hilarious reading.
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