Weekend Mega Linkfest: 02 February, 2018

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

How Amazon rebuilt itself around artificial intelligence (Wired)

How GE went from American icon to astonishing mess (Bloomberg)

View from Pakistan on Padmaavat (Haroon Khalid)

Were the guests impressed? (Dawn)

The masterminds of Amit Shah (Gossip Guru)

Italy: Migrants are more profitable than drugs (Guardian)

Spoof: Guantanamo inmates cheer Trump (The Onion)

Felix Salmon and journalistic pay disparity (The Awl)

Profile: Vir Das (SCMP)

Alleppey: The Venice of the East (TeamBHP)

My Bambaiyya Hindi is better than your North Indian Hindi (Arre)

The only happy adult life is between marriage & first child (J Mathrubootham)

Don’t give your teens alcohol (Offspring Hacker)

On pole fitness (Mint)

Gandhi Smriti Diary (Outlook)

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