links i liked

by ppaskov

1. I’m a little late on this but Grammarly ranked presidential candidates according to the number of spelling and error mistake in their supporters’ Facebook posts, with Donald Trump topping the list, and Nic Subtirelu from Linguistic Pulse describes why it should not matter: “if we’re looking to convince people with less access to education that our progressive educational policies are the right call, then we should probably make them feel like we have their interests in mind.”

2. Rolling Stone’s El Chapo interview that everyone is talking about in which Sean Penn brings us to realize that even the man who supplies “more heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana than anybody else in the world” still has a mom just like anyone else.

3. Women make 77 cents for every dollar men make but Harvard’s Claudia Goldin explains why it comes down to much more than discrimination in this episode of Freakonomics.

4. Jerry Seinfeld interviews President Obama over coffee.

5. And with another hat-tip to Freakonomics, learn how to stick to New Years Resolutions through temptation bundling.