Every Monday evening, five links to what I’m reading this week.
1. Tech Wealth and Ideas Are Heading Into News (via The New York Times): “Technology and journalism, former antagonists, are about to give bromance a try, with Mr. Bezos and Mr. Omidyar leading the way.”
2. Stanley Druckenmiller: How Washington Really Redistributes Income (via The Wall Street Journal): “[W]hile today’s 65-year-olds will receive on average net lifetime benefits of $327,400, children born now will suffer net lifetime losses of $420,600 as they struggle to pay the bills of aging Americans.”
3. What Is ‘Evil’ to Google? (via TheAltantic.com): “Google doesn’t make immoral choices because moral choices are just choices made by Google.”
4. 20 Minutes at Rucker Park (via SBNation.com): “A streetballer’s cross-country journey from the deepest part of hell to take his shot on New York’s most storied basketball court.”
5. Is Google building a hulking floating data center in SF Bay? (via CNET.com): “It looks like Google has been working on an oversize secret project on San Francisco’s Treasure Island.”