Q&A: Franklin Foer in World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech looks at the downside of the power of the big tech companies. (The Verge)

Quote of the Day

"Frankly, I don’t see what we have to lose from spending less time on Facebook: Research indicates that social media use is often a kind of addiction. It doesn’t make most people happier, but causes them to feel alienated."

(Tyler Cowen)

Chart of the Day

News flash: commuting to work still sucks.