Links I liked

  1. Twitter shuts down an API that saves politicians’ deleted tweets
  2. The World Bank’s annual development conference on Africa is next week at Berkeley. Download the papers or watch the livestream presentations.
  3. Rather amazing about-face from the man who posted the viral Facebook message about Caitlyn Brenner
  4. The plot thickens on the Science scandal: Qualtrics (the survey firm) tweets that they can undelete LaCours’ data, then delete the tweet
  5. Columbia journalism dean Steve Coll on the future of journalism
  6. The New Yorker random cartoon page
  7. Quote of the day, via @AdviceToWriters: “Writing nonfiction is more like sculpture, a matter of shaping the research into the finished thing.” — Joan Didion