Two students, Michael Lopez-Brau and Stefan Uddenberg, won a Yale hackathon aimed at Fake News by creating a plug-in for the Google Chrome browser that will help users better distinguish fake news stories. via /r/technology

Two students, Michael Lopez-Brau and Stefan Uddenberg, won a Yale hackathon aimed at Fake News by creating a plug-in for the Google Chrome browser that will help users better distinguish fake news stories. http://ift.tt/2pLGJbZ Submitted December 27, 2017 at 03:08PM by romantheworld via reddit http://ift.tt/2BIhpFa

The Most-read WIRED Business Stories of 2017

Looking back at the year’s most-read WIRED business stories, one theme clearly emerges: people are very concerned with the future of work. Will the robot revolution will eradicate positions? (It’s more complicated than that.) What are the right skills for future-proofing ourselves? (Learn code.) Could implementing a universal basic income really work? (A real-world case …

The Link Between Polygamy and War

The Link Between Polygamy and War Published on December 27, 2017 at 04:20PM Is there a link between polygamy and war? The Economist explores (might be paywalled): Men in South Sudan typically marry as often as their wealth — often measured in cattle — will allow. Perhaps 40 percent of marriages are polygamous. “In [our] …