Wired: Beware The Academic Vanity Honeypot

Wired: Beware The Academic Vanity Honeypot. “A FEW WEEKS ago, I got a direct message on Twitter from one Larry Summers. Yes, the Larry Summers, if that nasty little aquafresh checkmark beside @LHSummers was to be believed…. Yes sirree, Lawrence Henry Summers was just casually DM’ing me, because, well, he’d read an article of mine and found it astute. And now Larry Summers wanted feedback from me on an article of his. See where this is going?”