Andrew Tutt (Yale): Aftermarketfailure: Windows XP's End of Support (“Why software monopolists should be legally required to help other companies provide ongoing support for their products”.) Lee Walker (Sydney): History of Foreign State Immunity. Gary E. Hollibaugh Jr. (Georgia): Amateurs or Ambassadors? The Political Determinants of Professional Diplomats. From The Baffler, Chris Lehmann on neoliberalism, the revolution in reverse. Why we’re in a new Gilded Age: Paul Krugman reviews Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty. Is wingnuttism anything more than ill-informed nostalgia for a world that never existed? Beth Spencer wonders. Jonathan Chait on Obama, racism, and the presumption of innocence. Heartbleed is a catastrophic bug in OpenSSL, on a scale of 1 to 10, it is an 11. Everything is terrible, everything is fake, we are all riding along on rapids of misplaced confidence and beautiful illusions that all will be okay while the world remains ugly and insecure — why would the Internet be any better when the Internet is best at making everything the absolute worst version of what's real? This is not a Barbie doll — this is an actual human being. Turkey has generally been recognized for free and fair elections — what went wrong this time? A video game without rules inevitably devolves into Lord of the Flies: In a game where players can act out any kind of sadistic fantasy on each other — from taking hostage to force-feeding poison to breaking kneecaps — what incentive is there for humans to express their humanity?

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