Quick fix (be)for(e) leaving
A post arbout academics and career (in case someone would want to have a real job [Why??]), the nominations for 3Quarks Daily’s Prize for the best Science post (lots of good posts from the past, some of my personal favourites are one, two and three). Finally, the Economist recognizes the social value of videogames.
Also, a musical tribute — thanks for the great concert guys.