Greece's Problems Extend to the Cloud
Bloomberg View, July 02, 2015Silicon Valley chips in to keep Greek startups online.
How to See Less of Florence
Bloomberg View, June 23, 2015Thanks to the strong dollar, larger than usual hordes of American tourists are thronging to European destinations. If you're going to Florence, here are some tips for keeping your sanity -- and discovering some hidden pleasures -- amid the madding crowds.
Call Charleston Evil By Its Name
Bloomberg View, June 19, 2015A (black) church in Charleston, a (kosher) supermarket in Paris: what the praiseworthy rhetoric of common humanity leaves out
Harvard Gets Its Geek On
Bloomberg View, June 18, 2015Harvard realizes that a first-rate university needs a first-rate engineering school.
Reason Magazine Subpoena Stomps on Free Speech
Bloomberg View, June 09, 2015Wielding subpoenas demanding information on anonymous commenters, the government is harassing a respected journalism site that dissents from its policies. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York claims these comments could constitute violent threats, even though they’re clearly hyperbolic political rhetoric.
Losing the Thread
Aeon, June 05, 2015Older than bronze and as new as nanowires, textiles are technology — and they have remade our world time and again.
The Tragedy of the Monet in the Basement
Bloomberg View, June 03, 2015If the mission of art museums is "more and better engagement with art," how should they think about their return on all their hidden assets?
Google's Project Jacquard Gets It Right
Bloomberg View, May 31, 2015At last a technology company has grasped the essential difference between wearable and portable, between clothing and accessories, between artifice that seems like second nature and artifice that seems like a clunky cyborg upgrade. Surprisingly, that company is the same behemoth (though a different team) that peddled the aggressively unnatural Google Glass.
Bloomberg View, May 13, 2015What made "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" a landmark TV drama
What Was the Venus de Milo Doing With Her Arms?
Slate, May 01, 20153-D printing allows us to test a provocative theory that she was busy spinning thread.