This site collects work by Aram Zucker-Scharff from all over the web.
It’s Now Mainstream Economics that Runaway Inequality Hurts the Economy … But Corrupt Government Policy Is Still Pouring Gasoline On the Fire and
Here’s your primer on economic inequality, why its bad, why it happens, who talks about it, what the problems it causes are and just how bad it is (really really bad).
Leah McGrath Goodman tells Felix Salmon this about her controversial Newsweek piece on the founder of Bitcoin: “If I read my own story, it would not convince me,” she says. “I would have a lot of questions.” And that sums up the problem with Newsweek’s piece claiming to out Satoshi Nakamoto: Newsweek, by its own admission, didn’t prove its assertion…
The days of “trust us” journalism, for better or for worse (but mostly for better), are long gone.
“The barons of high-tech like to think of themselves as very different creatures from the barons of Wall Street. They create cool devices that let us carry the world…”
“But today’s money-gorged young techies want to enjoy the perks of city life. Thus they buy up, occupy and gentrify whole urban districts: they are seceding in plain sight.”
Tech backlash comes as it becomes clear that a cheap iPad won’t fix social inequality.
Hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey hits Fox in March. Tyson talked with WIRED about inheriting the Carl Sagan’s mantle, what the new Cosmos hopes to teach us, and the future of science and education in …
OOPS I didn’t realize this had already gone live. I interviewed Neil deGrasse Tyson about the new Cosmos, the state of science education in America, and the future of space exploration.
I’ve been covering Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey for WIRED for a little under a year now. I’m still working on a review of the first (stunning, brilliant) episode, but meanwhile, here are some of the other articles I’ve written about the series and the legacy it’s building on: