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Humane Ingenuity 40: In Sight” — The deconstruction of the act of seeing, and the effort to find a more colorful world. September 9, 2021

When We Look Back on 2020, What Will We See?” — It is far too early to understand what happened in this historic year of 2020, but not too soon to grasp what we will write that history from: data—really big data, gathered from our devices and ourselves. November 23, 2020

Of Note

The Books of College Libraries Are Turning Into Wallpaper,” The Atlantic. University libraries around the world are seeing precipitous declines in the use of the books on their shelves. Why is this happening and what does it mean for the future of libraries? May 26, 2019

The Narrow Passage of Gortahig” — On the rugged western coast of Ireland, a critical road is a bit too narrow, and the locals like it that way. August 26, 2018

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