As long as we’ve been making computers, we’ve been trying to make them beat us at chess. That sounds like an odd thing to do with a computer out of all possible […]
White, conservative and still deeply frustrated by the death of Philando Castile. #philando
We don’t write books or make movies about the men and women who drive ships any more. But maybe we should.
Within the first few pages of the second to last chapter of the important book Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future by MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito and Northeastern University’s Jeff […]
There’s an inherent human need to look to the past and connect it with what we’re seeing around us. We seek to anchor the new that we see to something more comfortable. […]
Nothing so much reminds me of the bickering of a dysfunctional married couple than environmental politics. He does something wrong. She points it out. He refuses to acknowledge it. Over time the […]
The world is full of extreme analogues, those things that are like us, but more extreme. If you’re smart, you can figure out how to use them. We use them all the […]