5 Technologies That Will Shape the Web
Elise Ackerman & Erico Guizzo | IEEE | 31 May 2011
The future of the web, as predicted by leading lights of the technology
world – analysts, investors, executives and engineers. Discusses mobile,
video, "internet of things" and gesture control Comments
Where Food Is God
Daniel Fromson | Slate | 1 June 2011
Here's a challenge: Name an infamous sect or "cult" that has never operated
a restaurant or natural-foods store. Amazingly, almost all have. Even Jim
Jones's People's Temple. This engaging piece explains why. Moses burger,
Ryan D'Agostino | Esquire | 2 June 2011
Long, harrowing story told in reverse of Bill Petit, Connecticut doctor.
Survivor of brutal attack in which his family were killed, home burned down.
"I think whoever came up with the concept of closure is an imbecile"
God Bless You, Mr Greybeard
Bill Moyers | Guernica | 1 June 2011
In-depth interview with Jane Goodall, anthropologist. Touches wide range of
issues but most importantly: "How come the most intellectual being, as far
as we know, to ever have walked on this planet is destroying its only home?"
Adam Kirsch | Tablet | 31 May 2011
Philo-semitism and anti-semitism sound like opposites, but they're really
cousins. Both derive from "an unhealthy interest in Jews and an unreal
notion of who and what Jews are. Both deal not with Jewishness but with
Not One Bad Performance
Michael Hainey | GQ | 1 June 2011
Interview with Gene Hackman. CV covers 79 films, two Oscars, many memorable
performances. No surprise to those who've seen _French Connection_ or
_Mississippi Burning_ that he can't bear people who try to intimidate others
Duncan Clark on Climate Change
The environment writer suggests the best reading on carbon costs, climate
science and technological solutions to save the planet
Browse interviews with Arab-Israeli specialists from Stephen Walt to Michael
Goldfarb, and read selection of articles and lectures that our specialists
have chosen to give an in-depth understanding of the conflict
_@greatginsby_ RT _@TheAmScho_: Blue-Collar Brilliance- Questioning
assumptions about intelligence, work and social
class. tinyurl.com/3qqupwx #browsings
Book of the Day
Cooking and Travelling in South-West France by Stephanie Alexander
Bruno Loubet says: She obviously has such a good understanding of what
she is doing and she captures the soul of the Southwest
Video of the Day
Plan Of The City
A short film "about the architecture of New York City blasting off into
outer space and resettling on Mars"
Quote of the Day
Glen David Gold, on virtue
"Works of art should stand on their own, in the same way lawyers should
take pro bono work, and cowboys should be noble"