The economics of bank robbery. 

“Bank robberies are great case studies for the economics of crime. They’re premeditated affairs in which a perpetrator has evaluated (consciously or not) the rationality of proceeding. The gains are quantifiable. They also come with a built-in dilemma: every minute a robber stays in the bank increases both the haul and the chance of getting caught.” learn more

Race isn’t a thing. 

Professors from Princeton University and UW-Madison use the latest genetic evidence to clarify that racial divides as we know them are completely BS. “The genetic distance between East Asians and Europeans is shorter than the divergence between Hazda in north-central Tanzania to the Fulani shepherds of West Africa (who live in present-day Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, and Guinea). So much for Black, White, Asian, and Other.” learn more

Intel puts chips on the table. 

“The development of a microprocessor is one of the riskiest, costliest, and most technically complex feats in business.” One of Intel’s chip factories can cost “at least $8.5 billion”. In May, the team from Bloomberg were lucky to receive one of the most extensive tours of the factory in years, and they wrote all about it.  learn more