Writing about technology, games, entertainment, and media (among many other things) for everyone from The New York Times Magazine to Wired, the Financial Times, Salon, and many more. Author of a book on online games and virtual worlds. Other stuff.
From Wilhelm Reich to Julian Jaynes to H.W. Fowler, I sing of the brilliant, the ambitious and the just a bit mad.
Computing's philosopher king argues for elegance in programming -- and a Pulitzer Prize for the best written.
Can a theory cooked up by a Soviet labor camp survivor solve today's thorniest engineering problems -- and make the world a better place?
Baffled by the dumping of Darwin in the Sunflower State? Bone up on creationism and Kansas.