Old, Sick and Need a Kidney? Good Luck
Bloomberg View, December 08, 2014Within a few years, new rules about allocating kidneys could shrink the waiting list. But this apparent improvement will be an illusion -- an artifact of the incentives the new rules create, not genuine progress
A Flier's Idea for Peace in the Middle Seat
Bloomberg View, December 01, 2014Ending the war between between passengers who expect to recline and passengers who feel equally entitled to use their trays and flex their knees.
Harvard Deserves Steve Ballmer's Millions
Bloomberg View, November 21, 2014Excellence, as well as need, is worthy of support.
Who Killed Wikipedia?
Pacific Standard, November/December 2014A hardened corps of volunteer editors is the only force protecting Wikipedia. They might also be killing it.
3-D Printers Are Cameras, Not Printers
Bloomberg View, October 31, 2014Contrary to what the names suggest, a desktop 3-D printer today isn’t analogous to a 2-D desktop printer in the 1980s.
How Candy Conquered Halloween
Bloomberg View, October 30, 2014Q&A with Samira Kawash, author of Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure, discussing how candy became the Halloween treat and how the myth of the Halloween sadist helped big candy brands.
Oscar de la Renta's Last Stand Against Slobs
Bloomberg View, October 21, 2014Will the American fashion industry ever tolerate another Oscar de la Renta?
Peter Thiel Is Wrong About the Future
Bloomberg View, October 08, 2014The obstacle to greater technological ambitions isn't our idea of the future. It's how we think about the present and the past.
Frat Boys, Drunken Girls and Paternalism
Bloomberg View, September 26, 2014Given the mounting concern about sexual assault on college campuses, you might expect activists to welcome a fraternity adviser’s message that Greek houses should take positive steps to protect inebriated women from potential dangers. You’d be wrong
Campus 'Diversity' Puts Religion on Probation
Bloomberg View, September 18, 2014Faced with a conflict between its self-proclaimed commitments to diversity and "access," Cal State has passed a new rule that clearly favors the latter.