2. I wanted to send this article to someone, yet no one is really an appropriate recipient, so I am putting it here (NYT).
4. Memorial to a Swedish life. Very good (and sad).
5. The rise of the biohacker (FT, the framing is excessively negative, but an interesting piece nonetheless).
6. Yes taxes really do matter (Mankiw).
7. New (free Kindle) book: The Essential UCLA School of Economics.