Karl Ove Knausgaard is traveling across America and writing about it for The New York Times Magazine. Interview with John Ioannidis on the 10th anniversary of his seminal paper "Why Most Published Research Findings are False". An Interview with Yasmina Reza. The selfish ribosome. A curious case of writer's block. Interesting account of the creation of Balanchine's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Nouriel Roubini on art as an asset class. The idea of two sexes is simplistic. The problem with action movies today. Nice collection of bird's eye view pictures. Tim Parks in search of authenticity. And the winning images from the 58th World Press Photo Contest.
This 3 and a half minute video was filmed in 5 seconds at 1000 frames/second from a car driven at 50km/h.
Ohh yes, I love this. It's like an animated sequence of computational typography.
Luciano Floridi On The Philosophy of Information. Remy Charlip and the problems of dance notation. In case you didn't already know, the Dutch are weird. Chris Ware interviewed by Jeet Heer. xkcd on statistical significance testing. A speech by Karl Ove Knausgaard. 24 pieces of life advice from Werner Herzog. Tim Parks on the limits of satire. Arundhati Roy on the scourge of caste. An interview with anthropologist Scott Atran who has done extensive field research into the roots of terrorism. And more.
Thoroughly enjoyed this short film. Want to watch it again.