Slow day today, possibly because the U.S. government is busy melting down so we’re all distracted.
- Twitter files for IPO. We knew it was coming, so here we go – and is it just me or is the reaction kind of “meh?” I’d watch this since the politics in the US are probably eclipsing it.
- In teaching or thinking of going into it? A look at teacher status around the world, and a look at the US.
- If you’re in a robot controlled fund you’ve probably lost money. Just so you know.
- Political blog ThinkProgress takes a break from the shutdown for a fascinating discussion of Mary-Sueism and literature involving the Bone Season. A lot to think about here since I do think Mary-Sueism creates roadblocks to literary development – and is way too common to not be limiting (and I count Gary-Stuism in this).
– Steven “Shutdown” Savage