“Interdisciplinary work is when people from different disciplines work together. But antidisciplinary is something very different; it’s about working in spaces that simply do not fit into any existing academic discipline—a specific field of study with its own particular words, frameworks, and methods.”
Via Joi Ito, director of the MIT Media Lab
Russian Spies in America, then and now
via The Economist
To be caught trumpeting your own fame and impact is a cardinal sin in Trump’s White House, where attention is zero-sum, and Trump is not one for sharing.
~ Mark Leibovich
The internet was born in text because text was once the only format computers understood.
~ Farhad Manjoo
Child rearing is an art, and what makes art art is that it is doing several things at once.
~ Adam Gopnik