I don’t want to be told what’s going to happen and I definitely don’t want to be told what the book is “about”
Forty years after his breakout story, “Johnny Mnemonic,” the father of cyberpunk remains one of the best writers around
«They teach you that in school. What they don’t tell you is that it’s impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information. Fragments that can be retrieved, amplified»
Marie Kondo's decluttering dominance is over. Make way for maximalism, where the more stuff, the merrier
From beet to butterscotch, how far can hummus travel from its origins and still be hummus?
Celebrity chefs, food writers, and home cooks have sneered at pre-cut produce. They’re dismissing those of us with disabilities
A gardener’s best friend? Think again. How invasive earthworms are wreaking havoc on our ecosystems
We’ve been at war with the angry birds for centuries. Are they an invasive species, or are we?
In a new anthology, everything is a poem. And nothing is
Dag Aabye is eighty-one, lives in an old school bus on a mountain, and is pushing his body to its absolute limits
Today, people talk about seeing a therapist like they’re going to the dentist. But our compassion around mental health still excludes the people who need it most
«In mental health discourse, there is a strong underlying message that mental health is one’s own responsibility (self-care, expensive therapy, psychiatric intervention, and so on) and that mental unwellness—including mental illness—is something to be overcome, followed by a return to productivity within a capitalist world.»
I sought the help of an algorithm to figure out how to spend my free time. It made me question my generation’s relationship with leisure
Fads come and go, but how to create a toy that stands the test of time is the billion-dollar question
Libraries can't escape the push for digitization, but we still need actual books on shelves
Machines are putting out astonishingly human-like writing. What does that mean for the future of art?
The cigarette industry had its Erin Brockovich moment in the nineties. How has it managed to survive?
My husband started a cryptocurrency empire that made us rich. When he died, I learned it was just a facade
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