Why the VA Couldn’t Keep Up with IT, by Nicole Torres. There is truth here, I think.
On babies: Big Data will Know if I’m Pregnant before My Mom Does, by Danielle Vermeer, and Having a Baby will Simplify Your Life, by Lauren Laverne at The Observer.
This obituary/tribute to retired assistant defender Bill Laswell was incredibly inspirational. What a good life.
Roxana Robinson for the New York Times Opinionator with The Right to Write.
On sex trafficking and what we can do about it: Jamie the Very Worst Missionary with A Million Ways to Say it Wrong, and Kristen Howerton at Rage Against the Minivan with What I Learned about Sex Trafficking from an Evening with Two Prostitutes.
I hope you had a fantastic week! If you read anything awesome that’s missing here, please link it up below.