2. Is he the best dunker of all time? (NYT, text and video). And if so, what does this imply for theories of specialization?
5. “If anyone is trying to tell you it’s not complicated, be very, very suspicious,” said Tyler Cowen, an economist at George Mason University. “The inclination of economists is Occam’s razor. That’s a harmful tendency in today’s world.” From Walter Frick on inequality at HBR.
6. Ross Douthat on Star Wars and decadence, full of spoilers.