Assorted links

1. Will computers ever fully solve chess?, from Ken Regan.

2. Do inequality and slavery matter for later Brazilian outcomes?

3. Increasingly, I think meals like this are B.S.  Two years ago I ate at Noma, now labeled "the best restaurant in the world" and I barely enjoyed it.

4. Is Bill Simmons my favorite writer these days?  How many journalists or for that matter social scientists are as consistently smart and insightful?  Why can't they be?

5. Should we judge Supreme Court Justices (and nominees) by their taste in art?

6. Another perspective on Greece's problems.

7. Astronomy picture of the day.


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