Long form, interviews and good articles I have found on the internet.

Long form treats

BBC: Vassilis Paleokostas
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/special/2014/newsspec_8700/index.html

Sleeping Through a Revolution pt. 2
https://medium.com/aspen-ideas/sleeping-through-a-revolution-8c4b147463e5

Web Design - The First 100 Years
http://idlewords.com/talks/web_design_first_100_years.htm

The Atlantic: Understanding Syria: From Pre-Civil War to Post-Assad
http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/12/understanding-syria-from-pre-civil-war-to-post-assad/281989/

The Atlantic: ‘What ISIS Really Wants’
http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2015/02/what-isis-really-wants/384980/

Doing business in Japan
http://www.kalzumeus.com/2014/11/07/doing-business-in-japan/

The austerity delusion | Paul Krugman | Business | The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/business/ng-interactive/2015/apr/29/the-austerity-delusion

Good articles or essays

Edith Hall in the Guardian: Classics for the people – why we should all learn from the ancient Greeks
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jun/20/classics-for-the-people-ancient-greeks

The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 1 | WIRED
http://www.wired.com/2015/04/silk-road-1/

The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 2 | WIRED
http://www.wired.com/2015/05/silk-road-2/

MIT Technology Review: essay by Isaac Asimov ‘On Creativity’
http://www.technologyreview.com/view/531911/isaac-asimov-asks-how-do-people-get-new-ideas/

Matter: ‘Is The Internet Good or Bad? Yes.’
https://medium.com/matter/is-the-internet-good-or-bad-yes-76d9913c6011

Gawker: ‘My Year Ripping Off the Web With the Daily Mail Online’
http://tktk.gawker.com/my-year-ripping-off-the-web-with-the-daily-mail-online-1689453286

Cuepoint: ‘Why Do All Records Sound the Same?’
https://medium.com/cuepoint/why-do-all-records-sound-the-same-830ba863203

Eli Schiff: ‘Critical Sharks Part IV: Fear of Apple’
http://www.elischiff.com/blog/2015/3/24/fear-of-apple

Nicholas Carr: ‘IT doesn’t matter’, originally published in HBR and on the author’s weblog in 3 parts:
Part 1 http://www.roughtype.com/?p=644
Part 2 http://www.roughtype.com/?p=645
Part 3 http://www.roughtype.com/?p=646

The New Yorker: ‘What Good Is Wall Street?’
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2010/11/29/what-good-is-wall-street

Voices of finance | Comment is free | The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/series/voices-of-finance

Jonathan Edwards: ‘Developer inequality and the technical debt crisis’
http://alarmingdevelopment.org/?p=865

Harry Frankfurt: ‘On Bullshit’ (PDF)
http://www.stoa.org.uk/topics/bullshit/pdf/on-bullshit.pdf

Crooked Timber: To help poor people, give them money
http://crookedtimber.org/2015/06/16/to-help-poor-people-give-them-money-draft-excerpt-from-economics-in-two-lessons/

Crooked Timber: The Genealogy of Trolling
http://crookedtimber.org/2015/07/10/the-genealogy-of-trolling/

Good regular posts

Adam Curtis
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/adamcurtis

David Miller: Diary of a Fund Manager
http://www.quiltercheviot.com/for-the-latest/diary-of/diary-of-a-fund-manager/

Interviews

Slashdot: Linus T answers your questions
http://linux.slashdot.org/story/15/06/30/0058243/interviews-linus-torvalds-answers-your-question

Thomas Piketty: ‘Germany Has Never Repaid its Debts. It Has No Right to Lecture Greece’
http://thewire.in/2015/07/08/thomas-piketty-germany-has-never-repaid-its-debts-it-has-no-right-to-lecture-greece-5851/

The Baffler: Soak the Rich (interview/debate between Piketty and David Graeber)
http://www.thebaffler.com/odds-and-ends/soak-the-rich

Across the Great Divide: A Conversation with Joseph Stiglitz
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/review/across-the-great-divide-a-conversation-with-joseph-stiglitz

Longform.org reprint of Steve Jobs’ Playboy article from 1985
http://longform.org/stories/playboy-interview-steve-jobs

readwrite: GitHub’s Tom Preston-Werner: How We Went Mainstream
http://readwrite.com/2013/11/18/github-tom-preston-warner

Nice summaries

BBC: ‘Why ‘secular stagnation’ matters’
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32163541

The big deal about “big data”—your guide to what the heck it actually means
http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/02/the-big-deal-about-big-data-your-guide-to-what-the-heck-it-actually-means/

How DNS works (cartoon)
https://howdns.works/

Amusing ourselves to death (cartoon)
http://www.anorak.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/huxley-orwell-amusing-ourselves-to-death.jpg

Other amusing things

Slate: Charle Hebdo covers
http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2015/01/07/charlie_hebdo_covers_religious_satire_cartoons_translated_and_explained.html

Animagraffs: Really lovely infographics
http://animagraffs.com/

Amusing article on class at one of England’s two universities
http://cambridge.tab.co.uk/2010/10/19/my-fair-laddy/

Aus post
http://thenewdaily.com.au/news/2015/03/31/males-females-new-australia-post-plan/

Twitter – more boring than normal
https://twitter.com/b0ringtweets

Somewhat worrying

PROFILED: From Radio to Porn, British Spies Track Web Users’ Online Identities
https://theintercept.com/2015/09/25/gchq-radio-porn-spies-track-web-users-online-identities/

XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/07/01/nsas-google-worlds-private-communications

Mythic Beasts: … after David Cameron bans secure encryption
http://blog.mythic-beasts.com/2015/01/15/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-mythic-beasts-employee-after-david-cameron-bans-the-secure-encryption/

Firstlook: ‘The CIA Campaign to Steal Apple’s Secrets’
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/03/10/ispy-cia-campaign-steal-apples-secrets/

RFERL: ‘One Professional Russian Troll Tells All’
http://www.rferl.mobi/a/how-to-guide-russian-trolling-trolls/26919999.html

Boingboing: ‘Sourcecode for “unpatchable” USB exploit now on Github’
http://boingboing.net/2014/10/03/sourcecode-for-unpatchable.html

How 1990s encryption backdoors put today’s Internet in jeopardy
http://www.dailydot.com/politics/logjam-vpn-top-sites-vulnerability/

Seymour Hersh: US version of Bin Laden raid is ‘full of lies’
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-32698016

National Crime Agency director general: UK snooping powers are too weak
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/oct/06/digital-freedoms-terrorism-crime-uk