Freakonomics Blog Moves to The Times

Posted to Economics  |  Nathan Yau

If you subscribe to Freakonomics, you probably already know that it’s moved to the NYTimes domain. Stephen J. Dubner and Steven D. Levitt are the blog authors, who co-wrote the book that goes along with the blog. I read the book, which dug into data and revealed a lot of interesting things like sumo wrestlers cheating and race/career correlations. Admittedly though, I totally forgot that there was a blog until I saw the ad on the NYTimes site.

I think this’ll be great to promote data awareness just as the book has. Of course, now on NYTimes, a lot more people are going to be reading the blog.

One downside though, being on the NYTimes site, it’s a limited feed, and that’s just kind of annoying. Wah, wah, wah. Yes, I like to complain sometimes.

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