“Every separation is a link” — Simone Weil
- Blood and tragedy: The Caucasus in the literary imagination : Why Tolstoy is “the most revered Russian writer in Chechnya”
- Chechnya’s favorite Russian : More on Tolstoy and Chechnya
- The Chechen grievance: Tolstoy’s “Hadji Murad” after Boston : And still more
- L’origine médiévale de l’hyperlien, des pointeurs et des smileys : The medieval origins of emoticons (in French)
- “Anyone can create an e-book” : An interview with Michael Hart, said to have created the e-book in 1971
- Is Michael Pollan a sexist pig? : Emily Matchar of Salon.com wants to “smack Pollan … upside the head with a spatula”
- Most people won’t friend a boss on facebook : Let’s all unfriend our bosses!
- When Google lost its cool : Was it just this spring?
- “What happened when a ship carrying red paint collided with a ship carrying blue paint? Both crews were marooned.” — Chris Cobb
- “Letters do love one another. However, due to their anatomical differences, some letters have a hard time achieving intimacy.” — Ellen Lupton in The Designer Says