Sophie Beck’s essay on Joan Miró gets at something important: I came to believe that the key to his fantastic work, to the sheer volume of work—he kept working without
The New York Times has a piece about “The Death of the Sick Day,” about how the sick day is disappearing from the office vocabulary, even as we hit peak
Samuel Arbesman writes in The Atlantic about “ The Hubris of Biohacking: this hacking ethos relies on the idea that if people can just collect more data to better understand
According to Fast Company, A new survey suggests creative professionals are being asked to do more work in less time–and it’s taking a toll. The survey found that the speed
the room where it happens! It’s always worth repeating: Lin-Manuel Miranda came up with the idea for Hamilton while taking his first vacation since In the Heights. Now that Hamilton
One of the greatest things about a book like REST is that it goes all kinds of places I don’t, and gets picked up by all kinds of interesting people.
One of the nice things that comes from publishing a book like REST is that it connects you with some pretty interesting readers. In the old days, this used to
When I was an undergraduate at Penn, one of the graduate students I met was an historian of American technology named Deborah Fitzgerald. Later, when I taught American technology I