Links van 21 februari 2016 tot 22 februari 2016

The 17 saddest moments of Jeb Bush’s very sad campaign – Vox
Goodbye, poor Jeb Bush. Hopefully you'll spend the next several months on a beach, playing checkers with your wife and not paying any attention to the election. We'll miss you.

De Grote Disruptive-Start-up-Out-Of-The-Box-Co-Creation-in-the-Cloud-Bullshit-Bingo
De Toekomst volgens de Startupdelta laat zich in elf woorden samenvatten: meer pizza, meer vakantie, meer troep en sneller afrekenen, met korting.

BuzzFeed Is Trying to Find the Metrics That Matter – Fortune
The online media giant is looking at ways of actually measuring reader engagement. BuzzFeed stands out among both traditional and new media entities for its obsession with data related to the content it produces and how (and where) stories and videos are shared. But it’s about more than just raw data for BuzzFeed. It’s about focusing on the specific data that matters—and that is changing.

Washington Should Prepare for Saudi Arabia’s Collapse – The Atlantic
For half a century, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been the linchpin of U.S. Mideast policy. A guaranteed supply of oil has bought a guaranteed supply of security. Ignoring autocratic practices and the export of Wahhabi extremism, Washington stubbornly dubs its ally “moderate.” So tight is the trust that U.S. special operators dip into Saudi petrodollars as a counterterrorism slush fund without a second thought. In a sea of chaos, goes the refrain, the kingdom is one state that’s stable. But is it?

Homeopathy successfully turns water into a placebo | Ars Technica
After a thorough evaluation of 57 scientific reviews that encompassed 176 studies on 68 illnesses, a panel of health experts has once again concluded that homeopathy is at best a placebo (when it's not being potentially harmful).

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