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A Life Inspired by an Unexpected Genius

The mathematician Ken Ono believes that the story of Srinivasa Ramanujan — mathematical savant and two-time college dropout — holds valuable lessons for how we find and reward hidden genius. συνέχεια..

Joseph Stiglitz, in Caracas, Praises Venezuela’s Economic Policies

Caracas, October 11, 2007

"In his latest book "Making Globalization Work," Stiglitz argues that left governments such as in Venezuela, "have frequently been castigated and called ‘populist' becaus συνέχεια..

The Vicious Snake - YouTube

Απαγγελία: Ντόναλντ Τραμπ για την leave.eu

Επίσης: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/may/10/leave-eu-condemned-xenophobic-donald-trump-video συνέχεια..

Dying Infants and No Medicine: Inside Venezuela’s Failing Hospitals

By morning, three newborns were already dead.

The day had begun with the usual hazards: chronic shortages of antibiotics, intravenous solutions, even food. Then a blackout swept over the city, shu συνέχεια..

Theranos Is Wrong: We Don’t Need More Blood Tests | FiveThirtyEight

"...the vision of giving everyone widespread access to more blood tests in the belief that more information is always better is naïve at best, and harmful at worst" συνέχεια..

The day we discovered our parents were Russian spies (Walker / Guardian)

For years Donald Heathfield, Tracey Foley and their two children lived the American dream. Then an FBI raid revealed the truth: they were agents of Putin’s Russia. Their sons tell their story. συνέχεια..

Economist Removed from Plane for Algebra - Marginal REVOLUTION

I am met by some FBI looking man-in-black. They tell me [the woman in the next seat] thought I was a terrorist because I was writing strange things on a pad of paper. I laugh. I bring them back to th συνέχεια..

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality | Quanta Magazine

The cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman uses evolutionary game theory to show that our perceptions of an independent reality must be illusions συνέχεια..

Brexit poll tracker

The UK will hold a referendum on June 23 to decide if it will stay in or leave the European Union. This page summarises the opinion polling on the matter.
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How economists rode maths to become our era’s astrologers | Aeon Essays

‘The interest of the profession is in pursuing its analysis in a language that’s inaccessible to laypeople and even some economists,’ he explained to me. ‘What we’ve done is monopolise this kind of e συνέχεια..