Month: December 2011

Google Plus versus Facebook: Where things stand today

Remember the buzz about Google Plus when it launched? It was a nice bump while it lasted. But I think it’s safe to say it hasn’t sustained itself….

Give the headline writer a raise

Everybody in New York Hates Slate Reporter Who Complained About Indie Bookstores

Stunning, excellent, fabulous

1616 received a starred review yesterday in Publishers Weekly. PW, the most influential of the big four advance review publications (the others are Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, and Library…

Seeking the man behind science’s champion

Since at least the mid-twentieth century there has been a line of Galileo scholarship that has held that Galileo’s problems with the Inquisition should not be viewed as…

Color psychology

I was thinking the other day about how my color preferences have changed over time, and that got me looking at a few pop psychology websites about color…