Let’s Do This Thing!
Solid State Wind Energy
The Erosion of Deep Literacy
Neil Postman put it succinctly, if more broadly, in 1985: Only in the printed word can complicated truths be rationally conveyed. (National Affairs)
Can Video Games Replace the Outdoors?
Maybe not in our hearts, but certainly in our brains. Plus, they can make you love the indoors far too much—which is why there’s now a full-fledged, woodsy rehab center for joystick addicts who need a soothing pathway back to a normal life. (Outside Online)
Jonny Ive On Ideas
While ideas ultimately can be so powerful, they begin as fragile, barely formed thoughts, so easily missed, so easily compromised, so easily just squished
The Death of Social Reciprocity in the Era of Digital Distraction
Dean Baker – How Globalization Was Rigged For The Rich
Douglas Rushkoff: Team Human
How to Survive the Next Era of Tech (Slow Down and Be Mindful)
In his final State of the Art column, Farhad Manjoo reflects on the industry’s changes and presents a new guide for navigating the future of technology.(New York Times)