Shigeru Ban awarded 2014 Pritzker Prize. Totally deserved.
John Ioannidis of "Why most published research findings are false" fame plans to launch a meta-research lab at Stanford.
Long article about the elderly German who hid 1000+ artworks looted by the Nazis in his apartment.
Bill Gates: The Rolling Stone Interview. Interesting throughout.
Another entry in the growing list of how x transformed the world: the elevator.
Intriguing review of Tom Bower’s biography of Richard Branson.
Internal devaluation hasn't helped Greek exports much, which is not much of a surprise. "The OECD’s findings underline the complexities & challenges of improving competitiveness & performance of exports."
In praise of the London Review of Books, one of my favourite magazines