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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- Physicists have found gravitational waves: wrinkles in space-time that could open up a new way to see the universe 🔭
- At least 52 inmates were killed and 12 others injured when a riot broke out between gangs in a Mexico prison.
- Time for Democratic presidential debate number six: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will face each other in Wisconsin tonight 🇺🇸