The next book on my list has captured a bit of media attention lately. It’s called All Things Shining: Reading the Classics to Find Meaning in a Secular Age. It’s written by two leading philosophers: Hubert Dreyfus, an interpreter of existential philosophy who taught at […]

News consumption is up, but only at online news outlets, according to an annual review of the state of the industry. For the first time in the survey’s history, consumers’ primary source for news wasn’t print newspapers. From the AP: “The rapid growth of smart […]

I’m very excited to read a new book that just hit the shelves written by noted science writer James Gleick. It’s called The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood. The book seeks to explore the concept of “informatio.” What is it? How have we […]

I am a fan of David Brooks, even though my politics may tend to drift a bit left of his. I enjoy his columns every week, and I especially like the subject matter of his latest book, The Social Animal–out now in stores and online. […]