Newsletter 331


Hic sunt camelopardus: this historical edition of The Browser is presented for archaeological purposes; links and formatting may be broken.

[1]5 Technologies That Will Shape the Web
    Links:
      1. http://b.rw/ikMvhz

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 [2]Comments
    Links:
      2. http://thebrowser.com/articles/5-technologies-will-shape-web

[3]Where Food Is God
    Links:
      3. http://b.rw/jCzrhK

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,
  anyone? [4]Comments
    Links:
      4. http://thebrowser.com/articles/where-food-god

[5]The Survivor
    Links:
      5. http://b.rw/kneNYS

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"
  [6]Comments
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/articles/survivor

[7]God Bless You, Mr Greybeard
    Links:
      7. http://b.rw/mKm44X

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?"
  [8]Comments
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/articles/god-bless-you-mr-greybeard

[9]Frenemies
    Links:
      9. http://b.rw/iwW8pd

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
  'Semitism'" [10]Comments
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/articles/frenemies

[11]Not One Bad Performance
    Links:
      11. http://b.rw/lxkKKY

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
  [12]Comments
    Links:
      12. http://thebrowser.com/articles/not-one-bad-performance

FiveBooks Interview

[13]Duncan Clark on Climate Change
    Links:
      13. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/duncan-clark-on-climate-change

The environment writer suggests the best reading on carbon costs, climate
  science and technological solutions to save the planet

Featured Topic

[14]Israel Palestine
    Links:
      14. http://thebrowser.com/topics/israel-palestine-0

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

Reader Recommendations

_@[15]greatginsby_ RT _@[16]TheAmScho_: Blue-Collar Brilliance- Questioning
  assumptions      about      intelligence,      work     and     social
  class. [17]tinyurl.com/3qqupwx [18]#browsings
    Links:
      15. http://twitter.com/greatginsby
      16. http://twitter.com/TheAmScho
      17. http://www.theamericanscholar.org/blue-collar-brilliance/?utm_source=social_media&utm_medium=twitter
      18. https://twitter.com/search?q=#browsings

Book of the Day

[19]Cooking and Travelling in South-West France by Stephanie Alexander
    Links:
      19. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/cooking-and-travelling-south-west-france-by-stephanie-alexander

[20]Bruno Loubet says: She obviously has such a good understanding of what
  she is doing and she captures the soul of the Southwest
    Links:
      20. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/bruno-loubet-on-simple-cooking

Video of the Day

[21]Plan Of The City
    Links:
      21. http://thebrowser.com/videos/plan-city

A short film "about the architecture of New York City blasting off into
  outer space and resettling on Mars"

Quote of the Day

[22]Glen David Gold, on virtue
    Links:
      22. http://crookedtimber.org/2011/06/02/20409

"Works of art should stand on their own, in the same way lawyers should
    take pro bono work, and cowboys should be noble"

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