The New Yorker

Crime Fiction | The New Yorker

  • By
  • Nicholas Schmidle,
  • New America Foundation
July 29, 2014 |
Did the Chicago police coerce witnesses into pinpointing the wrong man for murder?

Cheap Words | The New Yorker

February 17, 2014

Barry Lynn, a market-policy expert at the New America Foundation, said, “It’s one of the main factors that’s led to massive consolidation.” Judge Cote’s opinion described Amazon’s business practices in glowing terms, and she argued, “If Apple is suggesting that Amazon was engaging in illegal, monopolistic practices, and that Apple’s combination with the Publisher Defendants to deprive a monopolist of some of its market power is pro-competitive and healthy for our economy, it is wrong.”

How to Survive an Internet Apocalypse

April 12, 2014

The goal was to create a “wireless mesh network”—a collective of radio nodes, each one equally responsible for routing the communications of connected users. The Practocalypse version of the network would be mobile and ad hoc, relying entirely on peer-to-peer connections between devices, rather than on centralized servers. It would be a bit like a neighborhood ham-radio club, except using cell phones, laptops, and other Wi-Fi-enabled devices.

We Need Real Competition, Not a Cable-Internet Monopoly | The New Yorker

February 13, 2014

These figures are taken from an informative 2012 book, “The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use ‘Plain English’ to Rob You Blind,” by David Cay Johnston, a Pulitzer Prize-winning financial reporter. In response to Johnston and other critics, the cable and telecommunications industry commissioned its own research, which, predictably enough, made the U.S. performance look a bit better. But more recent independent reports, from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the New America Foundation, have confirmed what anybody who has spent some time abroad already knows.

Shopgirls

  • By
  • Katherine Zoepf,
  • New America Foundation
December 23, 2013 |

Shopgirls

  • By
  • Katherine Zoepf,
  • New America Foundation
December 23, 2013 |
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A Very Rare Book

  • By
  • Nicholas Schmidle,
  • New America Foundation
December 9, 2013 |

How Cold War Game Theory Can Resolve the Shutdown

  • By
  • Nicholas Thompson,
  • New America Foundation
October 7, 2013 |
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States of Health

  • By
  • Atul A. Gawande,
  • New America Foundation
September 7, 2013 |
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