The Economist: Digital highlights, July 5th 2014

The incorporated womanCompanies make huge amounts of money from harvesting personal data. In response, an artist is trying to regain control of her own data by turning herself into “Jennifer Lyn Morone™ Inc”, a fully registered company in DelawareWhy the first world war wasn’t really

The first world war began 100 years ago this month. But the epithet should belong to a conflict which began 160 years earlier and ended in 1763. The “Seven Years’ War” was, furthermore, started by a young soldier called George WashingtonRefining the palette

When a restored masterpiece by Titian was returned to the walls of the National Gallery in the 1960s critics were aghast that the previously staid canvas had turned Disney-bright. A new exhibition at the gallery helps explain why colour mattersFrom our blogsAfrica: The wrong way to fight drugsGovernments in west Africa are failing to tackle drug addiction. They should be targeting the traffickers rather than stigmatising the addictsDaily chart: Combat kicksOur interactive chart visualises all 223 penalties taken during shootouts at World Cup games. Explore the data to find out how to take the perfect penaltyTechnology: Emotional issuesFacebook has been secretly manipulating the type of posts that appear in users’ feeds. The revelation has sparked a furore over the website’s policies Most read on Economist.comHigher education: …

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