Veteran game designer and writer Frank Lantz reflects on the power of video games to capture and express sublime truths.
Frank Lantz | Sep 26
There is no free lunch when it comes to tricky decisions; you have to do the thinking.
Ben R. Newell and David R. Shanks | Sep 22
Huxley was a very special kind of expert witness to his own unusual states of consciousness.
J. Allan Hobson | Sep 19
Fifty years ago, a military coup violently ended Chile’s political experiment with socialism, and with it the nation’s technological experiment with cybernetic management.
Eden Medina | Sep 11
A brief excerpt from Marie Darrieussecq’s memoir “Sleepless,” a restless inquiry into the cultural and psychic sources of insomnia.
Marie Darrieussecq | Translated by Penny Hueston | Sep 4
Some human social constructs like gender are viewed erroneously in an evolutionary context. It’s time for our understanding of a person’s self-identity to evolve.
Prosanta Chakrabarty | Sep 1
A little-known story of Marjorie Van de Water, who, in her coverage of psychology and psychiatry, popularized a new journalistic beat among U.S. news reporters.
Marcel Chotkowski LaFollette | Aug 28
“Like certain rare dreams,” C. S. Lewis wrote of Hodgson's masterpiece, "The Night Land" can give “sensations we never had before and enlarge our conception of the range of possible experience.”
William Hope Hodgson | Aug 17
Photography is not only an artistic medium but also a way of knowing.
Jerry L. Thompson | Aug 10
Notes on interstellar hitchhikers and the origins of life.
Roberto Battiston | Aug 3