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FDA Reviewing Evidence that Morning-After Pill Doesn’t Work in Women Weighing Over 176 Pounds
“Plan B, also known as the morning-after pill, will warn women that the drug is completely ineffective in women weighing more than 176 pounds, and begins to lose effectiveness in women weighing more than 165 pounds.”
House of Horrors Survivor Michelle Knight Signs Book Deal
“Knight will tell the story of her early life, her abduction and the present day. The story will include details about spending a year alone, before the other women were abducted, as well as how they escaped.”
Will 2014 Be the Year of the Individual Paywall for Publishers?
"Our industry runs on its own clock, so while the year may or may not be correct, the trends indicating a strong future for the individual paywall are hard to ignore."
How a toy company got the Beastie Boys wrong”
"…the seemingly universal GoldieBlox love party hit a snag late last week, when the remaining Beastie Boys complained about copyright infringement…"
Katie Couric joins Yahoo as global anchor
“‘I’ve always respected Katie for her thoughtful, charismatic approach to journalism,’ Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wrote in a post announcing Couric’s new role.”
Silicon Valley Isn’t a Meritocracy — And It’s Dangerous to Hero-Worship Entrepreneurs
“The Myth of Meritocracy: The myth is that anyone can come from anywhere and achieve great success in Silicon Valley if they are skilled.”
Two views on paywalls
"The most intuitive way to structure a paywall with respect to premium content." Spolier: Meter model.
Beware. Scientists are Creating Machines That Can Evolve on Their Own
I would have gravitated to this story anyway, but it was written by my colleague so it was a must-read. The robots are coming!
Blame Rich, Overeducated Elites as Our Society Frays
Interesting notes and data on the notion of “elite overproduction.”
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