Adam Curtis has a new film out on BBC iPlayer on 16 October called HyperNormalisation.
Fascinating interview with Sir Andrew Wiles in the Newsletter of the European Mathematical Society.
Ten famous psychology findings that it’s been difficult to replicate. I, too, was once seduced by some of these findings.
The House Where You Live Forever. Interesting article about the work of artist/architect Madeline Gins. I discovered her work through an essay by Jean-François Lyotard on the work of the Japanese architect and artist Shusaku Arakawa. Together they founded the Reversible Destiny Foundation, an organization dedicated to the use of architecture to extend the human lifespan. They were among the victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, having trusted their life savings to his "investment" firm.
Slavoj Žižek on why we shouldn’t pity or romanticize refugees.
The Financial Times has lunch (and an interesting conversation) with Edward Snowden.
Random news you can use: you probably don’t need dental X-rays every year. And think twice if a doctor suggests a CT scan: weigh the possible (long term) consequences of the high dose of radiation and the insights it may give into your medical condition. And if you already know for sure that you don't want to have surgery there is little point in having a CT scan.