Clive Thompson on the Future of Reading in a Digital World

What I am reading: When McKenzie Wark wrote Gamer Theory—an analysis of why people enjoy playing videogames—Harvard University Press published it as a conventional hardcover. But…, Clive Thompson on the Future of Reading in a Digital World, http://archive.wired.com/techbiz/people/magazine/17-06/st_thompson, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

What Happens Next Will Amaze You

What I am reading: Idle Words > Talks > What Happens Next Will Amaze You
This is the text version of a talk I gave on September 14, 2015, at the FREMTIDENS INTERNET conference in…, What Happens Next Will Amaze You, http://idlewords.com/talks/what_happens_next_will_amaze_you.htm, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

16 Basic Desires Theory

What I am reading: A theory of motivation by Steven Reiss, the 16 Basic Desires Theory talks about the sixteen fundamental needs, values and drives that motivate a person. Origin…, 16 Basic Desires Theory, https://explorable.com/16-basic-desires-theory, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Autumn Of The Patriarch – The New Yorker

What I am reading: Over the weekend the vultures got into the Presidential Palace by pecking through the screens on the balcony windows, and the flapping of their wings stirred up…, The Autumn Of The Patriarch – The New Yorker, http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1976/09/27/the-autumn-of-the-patriarch, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

10 common misconceptions about the Constitution

What I am reading: Image from Shutterstock. On this date 228 years ago, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution. To celebrate Constitution Day, we…, 10 common misconceptions about the Constitution, http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/10_things_you_may_not_know_about_the_constitution/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Untold Story of the Female Agent Who Ruled 1970s Hollywood

What I am reading: Photo by Frank Edwards/Fotos International/Getty Images
The first round of storytelling and myth-making about the wave of American filmmaking that temporarily…, The Untold Story of the Female Agent Who Ruled 1970s Hollywood, http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2015/09/can_i_go_now_biography_of_agent_sue_mengers_by_brian_kellow_reviewed.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Frank Sinatra Has A Cold

What I am reading: guilt, Frank Sinatra Has A Cold, http://www.watertownology.com/cold/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,