Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Dylan Matthews

Cybernaut

Forget it, Jake, it's the ARPAnet. Here is a novel about me.

Most Recent Posts

Paying everyone enough to escape poverty is doable

Contrary to recent arguments, a guaranteed minimum income wouldn't produce a nation of layabouts. And it would eliminate America's gravest social problem.

Only 24% of the US knows where to put their money

Americans think real estate and gold are their best long-term investment bets. Noooooope.

Guinea worm is almost eradicated

How Jimmy Carter's nonprofit has come very close to eradicating a disease — even though there's no vaccine.

Pew! Pew pew pew! Pew!

Sometimes, the Internet just does right by you.

Watch John Oliver on America's prison problem

The Last Week Tonight host covers solitary confinement, prison privatization, racial disparate sentencing, and more.

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