Since Thanksgiving, rather than dump gift guide after gift guide on you, we’ve been picking precisely one gift per (business) day. Here they are all together, just in time for the last shopping weekend left before the big day. (Besides, it’s not like you actually got your shopping done early or anything.)
14. Cool books about the internet
James Gleick’s The Information is a sweeping history of the concept of data, while Andrew Blum’s Tubes is a port-to-port textual diagram of how the internet fits together, where and how it physically exists and what that means to regular people.
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- A teenager was taken into custody Wednesday after he shot two students and one teacher at an elementary school in South Carolina.
- After top lawmakers accused Russia of meddling with the election, US officials have insisted votes on Election Day will be secure.
- Congress has voted to override President Obama's veto of a bill that'd allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.