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By Tom Nuttall  

Google keeps tweaking its search engine—fascinating New York Times article on the mysterious men and women who spend their days constantly revising Google’s famous search algorithm—the company’s equivalent to Coca-Cola’s secret formula—which determines how the search engine ranks its results.

Feminist economics—Tyler Cowen, blogger-in-chief at the excellent Marginal Revolution, explains why he sees feminist economics as one of the more useful parts of what he calls “heterodox” economics.

History Boys—George Packer, writing in the New Yorker‘s “Talk of the Town” section, argues that last week was one of the best of George W Bush’s presidency—and explains…

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