How EA Access Will Work, According To EA

Last week, Electronic Arts announced a new online gaming service called EA Access for the Xbox One. It sounded like a promising deal to many gamers: a Netflix-style subscription service that would give people access to a library of EA games for $5 a month, or $30 a year. But many important questions remained… » 8/08/14 2:07pm 8/08/14 2:07pm

The Infrastructural Mystery at the End of Michael Lewis's Flash Boys

What an awesome way to end a book: literally in the last paragraph, Michael Lewis's excellent Flash Boys drops a weird infrastructural mystery—and this gives away no spoilers—right when you were ready to turn out the light and go to sleep. But there, in the final six sentences, Lewis lights a fire. » 4/13/14 4:00pm 4/13/14 4:00pm

Flash Boys Author Michael Lewis's Old Predictions For the Future

Author Michael Lewis is best known for uncovering hidden corners of our present, whether in baseball (Moneyball), the financial collapse (The Big Short), or high frequency trading (this month's Flash Boys). But in the September 26th, 1996 issue of the New York Times Magazine, Lewis took a swing at predicting the… » 4/08/14 4:39pm 4/08/14 4:39pm