– Judith Newman: “To Siri, With Love“. How One Boy With Autism Became B.F.F.’s With Apple’s Siri

– Sarah A. Topol en Medium: “If we run and they kill us, so be it, but we have to run now“.  Six months ago, 276 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram. The handful who escaped that night have never told the full story of their ordeal — until now.

– Jon Lee Anderson desde República Centroafricana: “The Mission”. A last defense against genocide”.

– Joshua Hammer: “The Long Captivity of Michael Scott Moore“.  The German-American surfing writer was kidnapped by Somali pirates in 2012—and held for two years and eight months. Joshua Hammer reports on his imprisonment, drawn-out negotiations to ensure his release, and the ugly business of kidnapping for cash. As the global debate over ransoming hostages heats up, just how should we be getting our journalists home?

– Jen Percy: “My Terrifying Night With Afghanistan’s Only Female Warlord” Vía Íñigo S. Ugarte

– Anne Appleblaum en The Atlantic: “Understanding Stalin“. Russian archives reveal that he was no madman, but a very smart and implacably rational ideologue

– Daniel Dennet: “Are we free?” Neuroscience gives the wrong answer.

– Atul Gawande: “Modern Medicine Changed the Way We Die, and Not Always for the Better“.

– Muy bien aquí Bill Gates sobre Piketty: “Why Inequality Matters“. Cada vez me cae mejor ese hombre (Gates), que se molesta en leer el libro y además en contactar con el autor y hablar con él vía Skype para aclarar dudas.

– “Alex Hutchinson: “What Will It Take to Run 2-hours Marathon“.

– Madhavankutty Pillai: “The Capital City“. Mumbai has its commercial roots in drug money. A profile of the City.

– Una biografía de lo más curiosa: “Richard Coles: My journey from pop star to celibate vicar“.

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