Λινξ 166: Πράγματα Για Διάβασμα

02 February 2015 | 2 σχόλια

1. Μπορεί, αλήθεια, να καταπολεμηθεί η διαφθορά; 

Μια εκτενής μελέτη με αφορμή του παραδείγματος του Αφγανιστάν (και της Σιγκαπούρης).

"Reconstruction money was entering the country in torrents, but managed just as quickly to disappear. Infrastructure projects seemed never to be completed, while contractors, subcontractors, and cronies grew rich. (...) A private security industry sprang up to meet the needs of the international community and morphed overnight into a lucrative protection racket".

2. Μια συνέντευξη του διευθυντή των New York Times 

Από το Der Spiegel.

I always thought that digital first was a simplistic notion, and I am not even sure quite what it means. It should be stories first. Let's take the Paris story: We covered it all day, we held nothing back. Everything we learned, we published online. Then, when you approach your print deadline, you have to do two things. You have to polish those stories that are online because print is less forgiving of mistakes.

3. Ο Λάρι Ντέιβιντ θα παίξει στο θέατρο

Σε θεατρικό έργο που έγραψε ο ίδιος. Μια μεγάλη συνέντευξη για το θέμα από το New York.

David had also been diverging from the script during rehearsals. Curb’s dialogue was all improvised, and now David found himself unable to stop ad-libbing during rehearsals. Some of this has resulted in improvements to the script, but Shapiro has also had to rein him in. “It’s been humbling,” David said.

4. Αυτοί οι 80 άνθρωποι έχουν όσα λεφτά έχουν 3,6 δισεκατομμύρια άλλοι άνθρωποι

Μια λίστα.

The report from the global anti-poverty organization finds that since 2009, the wealth of those 80 richest has doubled in nominal terms — while the wealth of the poorest 50 percent of the world’s population has fallen.

5. Στη Δανία φτιάχνουν λεωφόρους για να πηγαίνεις από πόλη σε πόλη με το ποδήλατο

It’s a remarkable story of regional cooperation, forged by one big city and 21 of its smaller suburban neighbors, who came together around a common vision for moving commuters from using their cars to riding their bicycles.

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