The Berggruen Prize Jury today announced its selection of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States as the winner of the 2019 Berggruen Prize for Philosophy & Culture. The $1 million award is given annually to...
Felix SalmonMysterious foreign billionaire gives $1m to Supreme Court judge, calling it a "Prize for Philosophy & Culture”
His 2020 intentions unclear, Bloomberg pouring $100M in anti-Trump ad campaign
Felix SalmonI know that Bloomberg requires evidence of effectiveness when he spends $100m in business and philanthropy. What does he hope to achieve here? Does he think ads will change people’s minds about Trump? Is he right?
The film bombed in its U.S. debut over the weekend with $29 million.
Felix Salmon“Box office analysts say the movie's poor opening is a reflection of complete IP failure.” hollywoodreporter.com/news/terminato…
(I think this means, it’s nothing intrinsic to the script, casting, director etc, it’s some weird exogenous zeitgeisty thing)
Ben Dietz (BWDD) is a longtime friend of WITI, and serves as SVP of Partner Concepts & Development at VICE Media Group. He got his first skateboard as a Christmas gift in 1985 and has never seen things the same way since. Hence, views here his own.
This post is for job market candidates. You need to spend more time editing your abstract and introduction. It will be worth more than your fourth robustness check. Promise. I have commented on TEN…
Felix SalmonSome 🔥 truth from @Claudia_Sahm: "EVERY job market paper I read lacked a well-structured, well-written introduction and abstract. Many of these papers are from top schools and from native English speakers.”
The forensic pathologist hired by Jeffrey Epstein’s brother to determine his cause of death revealed to "Fox & Friends" in an exclusive interview Wednesday that the autopsy findings are more consistent with homicidal strangulation than suicidal...
CAMBRIDGE, MA—Emphasizing that the late billionaire was only having sex with consenting adults at the time, Harvard officials said Friday that the nearly $9 million Jeffrey Epstein gave to the university was received during a brief recovery period...
Felix SalmonHarvard Officials Say $8.9 Million Donation From Jeffrey Epstein Was From Brief Recovery Period When He Wasn’t A Pedophile
Central bank-backed digital currencies would pave the way for revolutionary change
Felix Salmon"unleashing competition in this new architecture would be truly disruptive,” writes the man who was CEO of Citigroup during a period where it had to be bailed out by the government and who saw its stock price decline by 90%
Felix SalmonA very weird straw-man column from @notrobwalker, who seems to think that a tech backlash must come only from some kind of spontaneous mass consumer boycott. Rather than consumers demanding and receiving government action and regulation.