Digital Ciminals, Coding Kids, and Rabid Reading: Today’s TNR Reader

by The New Republic Staff | October 24, 2012

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy!

Inside the mind of Kim Dotcoma comic book villain for the digital age.
Wired | 42 min (10,437 words)

McSweeney's gets serious about America's debt. 
McSweeney's | 5 min (1,217 words)

The knotty ethics of charting children’s genomes.
Time | 7 min (1,851 words)

Speed-reading, Joe Queenan writes, is like speed-eating a Porterhouse steak. As the owner of 6,128 books, he would know.
WSJ | 10 min (2,405 words)

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