Tag Archives: Choosing What is News

A Quiet Ending

The news business is tough. You’re supposed to cover major events – the big things that change history, or are history, or are at least momentous in some way. But the news business is after all a business – the … Continue reading

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Pretentious people like to talk about entropy – the idea that all things at all times are naturally resolving to their most random state and lowest energy level. It’s just a basic concept in physics, and quite useful for predicting … Continue reading

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