For over a century, conflicting views of wild nature created a rift between indigenous people and misguided conservationists.
Mark Dowie | Oct 11
The age of the algorithm marks the moment when technical memory has evolved to store not just our data but far more sophisticated patterns of practice, from musical taste to our social graphs.
Ed Finn | Oct 7
The best designers employ specific habits, learned practices, and observed principles when they work. Here are a few of them.
Marian Petre & André van der Hoek | Oct 3
In contrast to the noisy and diverse city, the suburbs were seen as spacious, segregated, and quiet — a much more promising state of affairs to corporations bent on expansion.
Louise A. Mozingo | Sep 30
"Suppression and deception are the attributes that allow for this society’s existence; it could not exist without lies."
Ai Weiwei | Sep 27
Those who know about us have power over us. Obfuscation may be our best digital weapon.
Finn Brunton & Helen Nissenbaum | Sep 25
The use of the couch in psychoanalysis evolved in part from traditions of sanatorium- and asylum-based somatic therapies.
Nathan Kravis | Sep 23
One of the first two African-American women to earn a degree from MIT, Rudd was also a founding member of the Black Students' Union.
Jennifer N. Rudd | Sep 15
"I think it’s important for people to have a sense of history, of where they came from and the people who came before them."
W. Ahmad Salih | Sep 15
We must explore our role and leave a legacy so that future generations can relate to our hopes and disappointments, our struggles and achievements.
Clarence G. Williams | Sep 15