Weekly dump of things around the web that catch my eye.

I Won $104 Million for Blowing the Whistle on My Company-But Somehow I Was the Only One Who Went to Jail

Lucifer’s Banker is one of the most exciting books I’ve read this year. The story of Bradley Birkenfeld, the whistleblower whose exposé on Swiss banking law secrets and UBS is guaranteed to leave you with your jaw dropped on the floor.

How I Got My Attention Back

For the past few years, I’ve made a conscious decision to reduce my social media consumption. The first step was to delete my Facebook account. I then deleted all social media apps from my phone. Currently, Swarm is the only ones that remain. I use it for capturing memories and have no friends connected to the account.

Craig wants his attention back, and he tells us how he spent 28 days disconnected in Virginia.

Why Japan’s arcades are its game industry’s cutting-edge labs

I’ll always have a soft spot for arcades. It’s part of me that reminds me of my youth. It was the place I would go to escape all the troubles of the world. We get older and lose these magical kingdoms. I am left trying to recreate the magic at night when the family has gone to bed on a gaming console.

The Japanese Art of Grieving a Miscarriage

I guess I’m sharing this because I saw a couple coming out from a scan the other day and I instantly knew what they were going through. One of the hardest things a couple can go through and something that is not talked about by many.


The 50 best video games of the 21st century



Marketing for Fifa 20 goes to whole new level, pretty much an endorsement from all those players for the product.