1. In defense of flogging by Peter Moskos. I was pretty sure I wrote something like this a few years ago but after a search all I could find was this post on sex and spanking.
2. Google lobbies Nevada to allow Self-Driving Cars. The future isn’t here until suddenly it is. FYI, texting while in the “driver’s” seat would be made legal in such cars.
3. Used car prices are rising so much that many models are selling for more today than a year ago.
4. Conor Friedersdorf’s Nearly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism.