Here’s a quirky story with a happy ending. In April 2007, I wrote a blog post about the Internet’s ‘long tail.” A researcher had found me online and requested a copy of my college thesis — a long tail request if ever there was one. Flattered, I posted the thesis on my blog, where it […]
This is fun: The New York Times printed my Metropolitan Diary today.
Four friends and I went upstate for a wilderness trip, with one central rule — for 36 hours, we could eat only what we foraged, fished or hunted.
Pre-internet, the lifespan of my college thesis — a 100-page history of the Free School Movement — would have been nonexistent.
That funny feeling when the internet proves your great grandfather was a radical socialist.
The most universally appealing games blend strategy, luck and secrecy. What can we learn from those that are strategy only, like Chess, Go and … Spectangle?
“It sounds like giving birth,” CJ said, after I told her about my marathon. “You build up to it for months. When it actually starts, it’s pretty boring. Then it hurts like hell.”