Thursday, 27 September 2018

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Pass the Tortoise Shell

Reading and writing across time and space.

What Termites Can Teach Us

Roboticists are fascinated by their “swarm intelligence,” biologists by their ability to turn grass into energy. But can humans replicate their achievements?

William Faulkner was Really Bad at Being a Postman

Good thing he had other talents.

My New Mushroom Knife

Coming from Finland (Made in Italy— designed by Sylvio Silvestrelli).

Amazing Concert

Except maybe for Elvis Costello and Courtney Love.

Artificial Intelligence: The Robots Are Now Hiring

How new data-science tools are determining who gets hired.

The Surprising History (and Future) of Fingerprints

Fingerprints are formed by friction from touching the walls of our mother’s womb.

Ecuador’s President Says Country Takes in 6,000 Venezuelans a Day with Diptheria, Polio

Heading there Monday.