Links for you. Science:
SSRIs: Much More Than You Wanted To Know
The King’s College London scientist purge: what message does it send?
Do Retractions Actually Hurt Journals?
Race and mental traits: Nicholas Wade’s third error
If Tuberculosis Spreads …
The Reign Of Morons: A Continuing Series (excellent)
Protester Admits That Harassing Women Outside Of Abortion Clinics Doesn’t Work
Dawn of the Web: an oral history. How did it feel when the Internet first arrived on your desk? What does a tidal wave look like from shore?
Why Do Car Owners Love Curb Cuts
Moderation in the Pursuit of Policies Is No Virtue
The Curse of Vicarious Popularity
The degradation of middle-class work
I was a TSA agent, and the new airport cellphone rules wouldn’t stop an iBomb: Why the latest ad hoc security directive might actually make us less safe
Alberto Cairo: Data journalism needs to up its own standards (biggest problem, I think, is the paucity of high-quality data; data journalism should be generating new data, not just recycling previous data)
Spying on Americans
My new infographics motto: “It’s more complicated than that”