Shitij Nigam

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Shitij Nigam

15 days ago

incredibly good

The future of loneliness

theguardian.com

Shitij Nigam

156 days ago

lovely, lovely read

Gauri Lankesh, My Ex, My Best Friend - By Chidanand Rajghatta

ndtv.com

Shitij Nigam

158 days ago

Incredible.

The First White President

theatlantic.com

Shitij Nigam

175 days ago

Incredible.

This Is How Sexism Works in Silicon Valley

thecut.com

Shitij Nigam

175 days ago

Incredibly good read. So spot on.

Is the world really better than ever?

theguardian.com

Shitij Nigam

176 days ago

15 eye-opening comics that perfectly illustrate double standards in our society

shareably.co

Shitij Nigam

182 days ago

How to Get Away With Murder in Small-Town India

nytimes.com

Shitij Nigam

182 days ago

Excellent read. Also, practical well-executed research and a really good example of machine learning put to practical use

Evidence of a Toxic Environment for Women in Economics

nytimes.com

Shitij Nigam

188 days ago

Excellent dissection

What do communications professionals think of Google's response to the anti-diversity document that one of its employees released?

quora.com

Shitij Nigam

190 days ago

Probably the best dissection of the contents of the Google memo

What do scientists think about the biological claims made in the anti-diversity document written by a Google employee in August 2017?

quora.com

Shitij Nigam

190 days ago

Disagree but still worth a read for this looking for alternative viewpoints

No, the Google manifesto isn’t sexist or anti-diversity. It’s science

theglobeandmail.com

Shitij Nigam

190 days ago

How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup

bloomberg.com

Shitij Nigam

190 days ago

Sobering.

How a nuclear war in Korea could start, and how it might end

economist.com

Shitij Nigam

190 days ago

Old but gold. Some interesting implications on affirmative action as well

Getting In

newyorker.com

Shitij Nigam

192 days ago

hilariously good

I’m a Google Manufacturing Robot and I Believe Humans Are Biologically Unfit to Have Jobs in Tech

mcsweeneys.net

Shitij Nigam

193 days ago

:-(

Scientists Fear Trump Will Dismiss Blunt Climate Report

nytimes.com

Shitij Nigam

193 days ago

The Best Path to Long-Term Change Is Slow, Simple and Boring

nytimes.com

Shitij Nigam

193 days ago

Solid.

Stop Equating “Science” With Truth

slate.com

Shitij Nigam

193 days ago

Incredibly relevant. Especially after the Google Memo leak

The Kolmogorov option

scottaaronson.com

Shitij Nigam

197 days ago

A very palpable read and a gentle reminder for the working middle class.

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Shitij Nigam

204 days ago

+1

Tencent Dominates in China. Next Challenge Is Rest of the World

bloomberg.com

Shitij Nigam

204 days ago

How Not to Advocate for a Woman at Work

hbr.org

Shitij Nigam

204 days ago

Incredibly good and sobering read.

Does Your Language Shape How You Think?

nytimes.com

Shitij Nigam

213 days ago

In China's far west the 'perfect police state' is emerging

theguardian.com

Shitij Nigam

213 days ago

Food for thought: Is technological development always good?

Why Are Geniuses Destroying Jobs in Uganda?

cgdev.org

Shitij Nigam

214 days ago

Worth a read.

Viral WhatsApp Hoaxes Are India’s Own Fake News Crisis

buzzfeed.com

Shitij Nigam

218 days ago

:-(
Yet as in Tibet, intrusive surveillance and curbs on cultural expression have fuelled people’s desperation. “A community is like a fruit,” says a Uighur driver from Kashgar. “Squash it too hard and it will burst.”

The extraordinary ways in which China humiliates Muslims

economist.com

Shitij Nigam

218 days ago

Superb.

The Great White Celebrity Vacuum

buzzfeed.com

Shitij Nigam

218 days ago

Beautifully written.

What Do We Think Poverty Looks Like?

nytimes.com

Shitij Nigam

219 days ago

Strongly worded article; good bits and bad. I like the fact that some solutions have been proposed as alternatives even if I don't necessarily agree with all of them.

What India Has Done To Its Money Is Sickening And Immoral

forbes.com

Shitij Nigam

219 days ago

What I Wish I’d Known About My Knees

nytimes.com

Shitij Nigam

219 days ago

Bit repetitive, but a good read nevertheless.

The rise of American authoritarianism

vox.com

Shitij Nigam

219 days ago

Great article, especially the part on the shock experiment.

Can You Die From a Broken Heart?

nautil.us

Shitij Nigam

219 days ago

Well written article which I do not agree with much. Worth a read

The New Preschool Is Crushing Kids

theatlantic.com

Shitij Nigam

221 days ago

The Thrill and Fear of ‘Hey, Beautiful’

nytimes.com

Shitij Nigam

221 days ago

What Cookies and Meth Have in Common

nytimes.com

Shitij Nigam

222 days ago

Worth a quick read

We Recorded VCs’ Conversations and Analyzed How Differently They Talk About Female Entrepreneurs

hbr.org

Shitij Nigam

224 days ago

Nicely analyzed

What Does Culture Have to Do With the American Dream?

ifstudies.org

Shitij Nigam

224 days ago

Incredible read. Kind of interesting to think about in terms of advertising driven businesses and subscription based businesses too (eg Netflix vs YouTube). only in this case there's only a Netflix for scientific publications monopolizing the market and jacking up prices.

Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?

theguardian.com

Shitij Nigam

225 days ago

Bit old but still relevant

The Man Who Wants to Unmake the West

politico.com

Shitij Nigam

225 days ago

beautiful cynical read

China’s Mistress-Dispellers

newyorker.com

Shitij Nigam

226 days ago

Incredibly well written. Worth a read

How to Build an Autocracy

theatlantic.com

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