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2018American tech giants are making life tough for startups (economist.com)
645 points across 3 posts | 7 months ago with 128 comments
2012Thinking too much can be bad for you (economist.com)
336 points | 1 year ago with 252 comments
2018Teenagers are better behaved and less hedonistic (economist.com)
277 points | 2 years ago with 434 comments
2015Girls perform better academically in almost all countries (economist.com)
267 points | 1 year ago with 559 comments
2017As crime dries up, Japan’s police hunt for things to do (economist.com)
201 points | 3 years ago with 336 comments
2014Why is everyone so busy? (economist.com)
198 points | 4 years ago with 142 comments
2018The antidote to civilisational collapse – An interview with Adam Curtis (economist.com)
171 points | 1 year ago with 213 comments
2011Game theory in practice (economist.com)
143 points | 5 years ago with 23 comments
2018AI thinks like a corporation (economist.com)
140 points | 2 years ago with 60 comments
2018Which firms profit most from America’s health-care system (economist.com)
122 points | 2 years ago with 161 comments
2013Why are your friends more popular than you? (economist.com)
120 points | 6 years ago with 94 comments
2015Badly educated men have not adapted well to trade, technology or feminism (economist.com)
117 points | 5 years ago with 88 comments
2006IKEA: Flat-pack accounting (economist.com)
113 points | 13 years ago with 31 comments
2017Efficiency eludes the construction industry (economist.com)
103 points | 1 year ago with 133 comments
2013Giving money directly to poor people (economist.com)
102 points | 4 years ago with 97 comments
2010The World in 2036: Nassim Taleb looks at what will break, and what won't (economist.com)
97 points | 2 years ago with 111 comments
2008Quality of a man’s sperm depends on how intelligent he is, and vice versa (economist.com)
85 points | 8 years ago with 31 comments
2013The internet’s fifth man (economist.com)
82 points | 2 years ago with 45 comments
2016A.I. will have implications for education, welfare and geopolitics (economist.com)
82 points | 4 years ago with 32 comments
2010Doctoral degrees: The disposable academic (economist.com)
77 points | 9 years ago with 88 comments
2009Tongue Twisters: In search of the world’s hardest language (economist.com)
62 points | 1 year ago with 49 comments
2013A Review of Graeber's Essay on “Bullshit Jobs” (economist.com)
57 points | 7 years ago with 46 comments
1955How work expands to fill available time (economist.com)
52 points | 13 years ago with 3 comments
2019Death of the Calorie (economist.com)
49 points | 1 year ago with 99 comments
2010The Disposable Academic: Why doing a PhD is often a waste of time (economist.com)
47 points | 9 years ago with 57 comments
1955Parkinson's Law: work expands to fill the time available (economist.com)
46 points across 2 posts | 6 years ago with 0 comments
2014Slumps that shaped modern finance (economist.com)
44 points | 3 years ago with 6 comments
2015Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception (economist.com)
42 points | 4 years ago with 1 comments
2017The Body in the Buddha (economist.com)
32 points | 6 days ago with 10 comments

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