Thanks again to the immortal Rebecca Skloot for the tweet chat! I thought I’d do it again by roping in another kick-ass nonfiction writer who’s looking at science and its place in the larger world.
In a shockingly cynical piece, Milton scholar Stanley Fish contends that the humanities’ only purpose is to keep people like him employed: …keeping something you value alive by artificial, and even coercive, means (and distribution
I don’t want newspapers to die. I want present and future business models for monetizing the newspaper industry, whatever they might be, to succeed. If the New York Times went away tomorrow I would be