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CJ reviews The Creative Destruction of New York City: Engineering the City for the Elite by Alessandro Busà.


Talking Gibberish by Gaston Dorren. The study of languages has long been prone to nonsense. Why is linguistics such a magnet for dilettantes and crackpots? More.


Your Social Security Number Isn’t a Secret by Bob Sullivan. Back when identity theft was mainly credit card fraud and a 100,000-record leak was a big deal — the good old days, around 2004 — my hacker friends and I […]


The Corruption of Public Health by John Tierney. Government’s effort to suppress vaping—the most promising antismoking product ever created—is part of a broader scandal. More.