On the Black Box of the Brain
In looking at old science, I’m often amused or amazed by the crazy things we believed about the world, and specifically by our lack of insight into connections, relationships, and systems. Then, I read about modern brain science, and I have a lot more sympathy for former us.
High Line miscellany
I’ve been a casual cross-country observer of New York’s High Line project for some time. I must have read about it in Metropolis magazine, back in 2004/2005, when I was a religious cover-to-cover reader. But the fame of the project seems to have reached a fever pitch over the last few months, and I’m constantly seeing little…