On beauty in banality

Does beauty transcend banality and inconvenience? If this story about a violin virtuoso, Joshua Bell, playing on the subway station is any indication, we do not...

New media, new genres

There is an interesting article in today’s NYTimes titled Content and its discontents by Virginia Heffernan. In this article she makes the argument the ne...

APA & Torture

I had written previously (here and here) about the American Psychological Association’s long connection with torture and other coercive information gather...