the size of the universe — 4/18/18

What I am reading: Today’s selection — from The Accidental Universe by Alan Lightman. The universe is almost inestimably large: “[With every increase in our ability to understand…, the size of the universe — 4/18/18, https://delanceyplace.com/view-archives.php?3574, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Opinion | The collapse of the U.S.-led world order has done more harm than we realize

What I am reading: Rohingya refugees come out of their homes at Jamtoli refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, on Jan. 28. (Manish Swarup/AP) The bloody mess that is Syria…, Opinion | The collapse of the U.S.-led world order has done more harm than we realize, https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/the-collapse-of-the-us-led-world-order-has-done-more-harm-than-we-realize/2018/04/15/c9156c04-3e8d-11e8-8d53-eba0ed2371cc_story.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

In 83 Million Eviction Records, a Sweeping and Intimate New Look at Housing in America

What I am reading: Nearly one million American households received eviction judgments in 2016 in new data spanning dozens of states. Candace Williams was evicted in Richmond, Va.,…, In 83 Million Eviction Records, a Sweeping and Intimate New Look at Housing in America, https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/04/07/upshot/millions-of-eviction-records-a-sweeping-new-look-at-housing-in-america.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Trump’s allies worry that federal investigators may have seized recordings made by his attorney

What I am reading: Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s personal attorney, was known for occasionally recording calls with associates. (Justin Lane/Epa-Efe/Rex/Shutterstock/Justin…, Trump’s allies worry that federal investigators may have seized recordings made by his attorney, https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-allies-worry-that-federal-investigators-may-have-seized-recordings-made-by-his-attorney/2018/04/12/16d6345a-3e89-11e8-912d-16c9e9b37800_story.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Making and Using Too Many Words – Attorney at Work

What I am reading: Home About Subscribe Writing Guidelines Reprint Policy and Copyright Book Proposal Form Advisors Experts Practice Tips Apps Ask the Experts Back to Basics…, Making and Using Too Many Words – Attorney at Work, https://www.attorneyatwork.com/making-and-using-too-many-words/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

“The Clock Is Ticking”: Inside the Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster in Decades

What I am reading: The search lasted for seven days and covered more than 180,000 square miles of ocean. Illustration by Yuko Shimizu. I. “The Clock Is Ticking” In the darkness…, “The Clock Is Ticking”: Inside the Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster in Decades, https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/04/inside-el-faro-the-worst-us-maritime-disaster-in-decades, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Interview: Apple logo creator Rob Janoff on making timeless work, fielding criticism, and what makes a good designer

What I am reading: At a time when design trends and tastes seem to fluctuate with increasing speed, one image has remained remarkably persistent: the Apple logo. Often remixed but…, Interview: Apple logo creator Rob Janoff on making timeless work, fielding criticism, and what makes a good designer, https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/26/interview-apple-logo-designer-rob-janoff/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,