Friday, March 6th
The gangsters of Ferguson "Officer Darren Wilson was innocent. If only the city's cops offered their own citizens the same due process he received."
Damn the torpedoes... Full speed ahead! "There are two ways of dealing with a decision that seems too difficult, such as the one we face with Australia’s Future Submarine project." (Claire Corbett)
The robots are coming "What if that’s where we are, and – to use the shorthand phrase relished by economists and futurists – ‘robots are going to eat all the jobs’? A thorough, considered and disconcerting study of that possibility was undertaken by two Oxford economists." (John Lanchester)
This is what it's like to go to prison for trolling "In January 2014, two people were found guilty of sending death and rape threats to the feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez in the most high-profile online abuse case Britain has yet seen. They told BuzzFeed News why they did it – and what happened next."
Ungentle Jane "Jane Austen was interested in violence and began her writing career pushing at the boundaries of what was acceptable and tasteful in literary fiction."
The extraordinary Mrs Gabori "When the Kaiadilt artist Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda began painting in 2005 she was aged in her early 80s, already a long-term resident in her community’s old people’s home." (Quentin Sprague)
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