History is that certainty produced at the point where the imperfections of memory meet the inadequacies of documentation. — Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending

Animal Guts Everywhere

About 12 years ago, the day before Thanksgiving, I stopped eating meat. I had just read The Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won’t Eat Meat, which offered enough facts about the meat industry to churn your stomach and forsake the next…


Wovon man nicht sprechen kann, darĂ¼ber muss man schweigen. — Wittgenstein

atoms&bits: a festival for thinking, making, doing

Are you a tinkerer? A designer, a geek, a maker, a co-worker, a free culture kid? Then there’s a festival that’ll knock your socks off. atoms&bits (a&b) kicks off this September 18-27th, and we’re looking for good people to join in and get creative. Read…