November/December 2014

Socrates in Silicon Valley

The denizens of Silicon Valley appear oblivious to how the outside world’s perception of them has changed, and radically so. Once universally revered as a hotbed of innovation, the world’s premier technology hub is increasingly viewed with suspicion and resentment. Read more

What Could Be Lost as Einstein’s Papers Go Online

by Walter Isaacson
— By empowering everyone to get information unfiltered, it diminishes the role of gatekeepers and intermediaries. But even in our digital age, scholars should visit their subjects’ archives—not just surf their sites.  Read more