This week’s highlights: Forensic Science, MIT, and British Accents
Happy Friday and Easter!
I hope you have a nice holiday weekend.
Food for Thought
- Guardian – The queen of crime-solving. Forensic scientist Angela Gallop has helped to crack many of the UK’s most notorious murder cases. But today she fears the whole field – and justice itself – is at risk
- Fortune – The mysterious MacKenzie Scott: How the secretive billionaire quietly worked to give away $12 billion in just 2 years – might be behind a paywall
- II – Does Crypto Have Value? A Bitcoin Pioneer Spelled It Out Years Ago.
- WSJ – The Secret of Ukraine’s Military Success: Years of NATO Training. Soldiers, plus military brass and overseers in parliament, have been transformed from a rigid Soviet-style force into a modern army that thinks on the move
Business and Markets
- II – Bill Browder Warned Westerners Not to Take Russian Oligarch Money. They Should Have Listened. More than 100 hedge funds and private-equity funds have been forced to freeze sanctioned money — but what happens next?
- Forbes – Billionaire Trader Ken Griffin Navigates A Flock Of Black Swans
- MITIMCO – 15 Years. MIT’s endowment team reviews their first 15 years of managementre are starting to show.
Science, Technology, and Culture
- LTT – Inside an Intel Chip Fab. Linus travels to Israel to get a tour an Intel Manufacturing Center known as Fab 28. This level of access is absolutely unprecedented.
- MF – When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents? The absence of audio recording technology makes “when” a tough question to answer. But there are some theories as to “why.”
- NewYorker – The Most Popular Chess Streamer on Twitch. The former chess prodigy Hikaru Nakamura was widely disliked on the professional circuit. Then he started streaming.
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