Counterpoint: Three Movies, a Book and an Old Photograph by Don DeLillo. The journey of a penny by Chris Ware. How to determine whether a random number is truly random. A fascinating essay about migraine and visual depictions of auras. "They haven’t lived at all. They’ve followed a career path." Joseph Stiglitz on the downsides of high-frequency trading. Ten good sentences. A cancer doctor on losing his wife to cancer. A good essay about the limits of the digital humanities. Lessons from Pixar. And more.
NY Times Op-Doc about last year's collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh.