This is a hand-curated summary of most interesting stuff I read since last night. Enjoy.
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SAP on Sunday night announced that it will purchase Qualtrics, a Utah-based maker of survey software that had been expected to go public later this month, for $8 billion in cash, Why it matters: Because this is the second time this year that a…
The Washington Post
– Nov 9, 3:13 PM
The question, in retrospect, is why this particular stunt was deployed. To put it differently: Why did Trump decide to take a nonexistent threat from people a thousand miles away and turn it into the center of the Republican Party's midterm…
The New York Times
Aaron E. Carroll
– Nov 5, 2:00 AM
Even before the recent news that a group of researchers managed to get several ridiculous fake studies published in reputable academic journals, people have been aware of problems with peer review. Throwing out the system — which deems…
America's divisive politics and the sheer math of cutting heat-trapping emissions indicate the world's prospect of substantively tackling climate change is getting out of reach. Why it matters: We often talk about this issue as though big solutions…