(I write books. Lots of books.)
(Other scribblings of note)
(From fascinating to frivolous)
Return to Nib’s Knoll
The “surging triumph of solving a problem on a computer screen.” Robin Sloan gets
"It is good just by being knowledge"
"Don't allow your own lack of intellectual curiosity to be a guide to the value of research." To which I can only add an emphatic "Yes!"
(The New Atlantis
(Fresh additions to the lexicon)
. High levels of pollen created when temperatures rise quickly after an extremely cold winter.
Posted: April 24, 2014
. Journalism that uses statistics, programming, and other digital data and tools to produce or shape news stories.
Posted: April 23, 2014
. A video self-portrait taken by a self-controlled drone.
Posted: April 22, 2014
. A person who consumes a gluten-free, vegan diet.
Posted: April 18, 2014
. A drill that simulates a disastrous situation, particularly a shutdown of the internet.
Posted: April 17, 2014
Also: Poster of tweets, purveyor of RSS feeds, reader of email