Thursday, November 27, 2014

The Exacting, Expansive Mind of Christopher Nolan   

Movies

Gideon Lewis-Kraus, writing for The New York Times Magazine: Nolan, whose eight movies over 14 years have together generated just more than $3.5 billion in revenue, puts an extraordinary amount of time and effort into engineering believably ample worlds. He … Continue reading →

Monday, September 8, 2014

The Scientific 7-Minute Workout   

HealthScienceSports

Gretchen Reynolds, writing for The New York Times Magazine back in May 2013: Exercise science is a fine and intellectually fascinating thing. But sometimes you just want someone to lay out guidelines for how to put the newest fitness research … Continue reading →

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Silicon Valley’s Youth Problem   

Technology

Yiren Lu, a graduate student in computer science, writing for The New York Times Magazine: Recently, an engineer at a funded-to-the-gills start-up in San Francisco texted me to grumble about his company’s software architecture. Its code base was bug-ridden and … Continue reading →

Thursday, January 9, 2014

A Speck in the Sea   

Literature

Paul Tough, writing for The New York Times Magazine: Suddenly Aldridge was flying backward, tumbling across the deck toward the back of the boat, which was wide open, just a flat, slick ramp leading straight into the black ocean a … Continue reading →