The nation’s largest food charity, Feeding America, has failed to embrace the progressive values needed to make a real impact. Here’s a plan to change that.
Andrew Fisher | Nov 23
The original game is at the root of a rich design tradition, one that goes well beyond detailed graphics and fluid controls.
Noah Wardrip-Fruin | Nov 16
The El Rancho, a self-contained and luxurious resort built along a busted-up highway in 1941, set the tone for the Las Vegas Strip.
Stefan Al | Nov 12
Two video game veterans field questions on a range of topics, from trends in gaming to the pitfalls of game development.
The Editors | Nov 5
The fever around data bunkers, manifested in the desire to secure or defend data, is in fact a melancholic attachment to the data.
Tung-Hui Hu | Oct 29
In an era when public opinion favored sheltering young people from adult society, the Freeville republic and its many descendants immersed them in carefully designed models of that society instead.
Jennifer S. Light | Oct 9
“In effect the single word is a new reading process; like electricity — instant and continuous.”
Paul Stephens | Sep 8
Urban designer Eran Ben-Joseph charts the evolution of the humble parking lot.
Eran Ben-Joseph | Sep 3
As the fate of the USPS hangs in the balance, postal scholar Ryan Ellis looks back at its creation and reveals how the Postal Reorganization Act of 1970 transformed postal politics for good — and for ill.
Ryan Ellis | Aug 17
A handy guide to distinguishing the notoriously slippery concept from its distant cousins coincidence, satire, parody, and paradox.
Roger Kreuz | Aug 6