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Steven Johnson: The Long Zoom – A Seminar Flashback

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In May 02007 author Steven Johnson spoke for Long Now about The Long Zoom, which is his take on how humans integrate perspectives at different...

Steven B. Johnson: Don't believe in the founder myth

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Our interview with best-selling author and CITE Conference keynote speaker Steven Berlin Johnson.

'Security' Is Not 17,000 Nuclear Weapons

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There's no debating we would all be better off if there were less and better-guarded highly enriched uranium and plutonium.But the summit missed an essential point: "Nuclear security" is an absurd proposition in a world bristling with mor...

Why I’m joining Fusion

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I’m leaving Reuters and joining Fusion. Which I’m sure was not at the top of anybody’s list of the most likely places fo…

Tesla Adds Titanium Underbody Shield and Aluminum Deflector Plates to Model S

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By Elon Musk, Chairman, Product Architect & CEO

Storytelling for Good

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Medium’s first non-profit storytelling grant, enabling you to craft and share your stories in the world

Is the Oculus Rift sexist?

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In the fall of 1997, my university built a CAVE (Cave Automatic Virtual Environment) to help scientists, artists, and archeologists embrace 3D immersion to advance the state of those fields. Ecstatic at seeing a real-life instantiation of the Metaverse, the virtual world imagined in Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash,

Introducing The Message

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A new collection for collaborative writing

Curing disease, creating Sherlock Holmes in Thomas Goetz's 'The Remedy'

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Germs and detectives might not seem like they're connected. But their link, as a certain fictitious sleuth might say, is elementary.

John Steinbeck on Falling in Love: A 1958 Letter

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"If it is right, it happens -- The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away."Nobel laureate John Steinbeck (1902-1968) might b

Ed Yong: Suicidal crickets, zombie roaches and other parasite tales

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We humans set a premium on our own free will and independence ... and yet there's a shadowy influence we might not be considering. As science writer Ed Yong explains in this fascinating, hilarious and disturbing talk, parasites have perfected the art of manipulation to an incredible degree.

Dishonest Fox Charts: Obamacare Enrollment Edition

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The Shadow Plot

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Why It’s Okay To Cheat On Your Books A few years ago I found myself at a party in conversation with a musician whose car…