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Albinus on anatomy

NeuroControl

One of the saddest stories I’ve read about the brave new world of medtech: Lacking momentum, NeuroControl stopped selling the product. “The …

Future jobs

John Lanchester being his usual lucid, interesting self on the subject of robots eating all the jobs, in the LRB Directed wirelessly along …

The American Room

A beautiful article by Paul Ford on the growing artifice of web video backgrounds The curtains are drawn. Some light comes through, casting a …

Alternate currency systems

I find this article strangely fascinating – when you work in a country which bans luxuries and has a basically worthless currency, …

Genevieve Bell at Intel

A lovely article about the human side of Human Computer interaction: Some years ago, for instance, Dr. Bell’s team interviewed parents in …

Lego calendar

  This feels great, beautifully tangible, although I’d want to combine it with milestones myself. LEGO CALENDAR | Vitamins, Design and Invention …

Tools to understand systems

This is very relevant: much of the way we communicate systems is still grounded in pencil and paper, but it really doesn’t …