Anthony Abraham Jack examines the success of "privileged poor" in Ivy league schools - those who come from poverty however are successful in college because of experiences in private high schools.
M.G. Siegler looks at the question of "Do I have a right to get paid for my writing on the web?" and finds the answer to be "No."
Zachary Crockett on the rise and fall of Michael Larson, the con man who beat Press Your Luck at its own game.
Anne-Marie Slaughter on how companies are biased to favor the young and childless.
Another one from the Times, Daniel Goleman lists the steps it takes to be emotionally intelligent.
Mathieu Jacomy builds a color space where distances correlate with perceptive differences: "If two colors are close, then they will look similar... [and] distant colors will be perceived as distinct." If I need to represent 4 or more colors in a chart, I'm usually searching for a maximally different set that doesn't introduce biases (like "red" drawing attention when I don't mean to).
The weekly roundup is a collection of some articles that I've read during the past week. They may or may not be topical. Just things I found interesting and want to share.