Our World in Data

This website promises to tell us about how living conditions and the environment are changing in the long run.

Amazon's "astounding" growth

Amazon, more than ever, is living up to its name.

Infected with the stoke

Not your typical phrase from the New York Times.

Email newsletters are the new new thing

Blogging and social media are dead.

Human rights by design

Having the capability to abuse technology to deny human rights doesn't have to be a given.

Facebook knows how to track you using the dust on your camera lens

But why worry? They say they're not doing it for real.

Age discrimination is real

If you're over 50, you're likely to face age discrimination. I'm over 50.

Tolstoy's aim in War and Peace

The epic novel unmasked "the official and self-serving mythical version of men and their works." Important work that's always necessary and never ends.

Abdominal tuberculosis

I didn't know tuberculosis could occur outside the lungs.

Chekhov on judges, police officers, and doctors

Journalists grow callous for the same reasons.