News & Views

Like a lot of curses, it arrives at the most inopportune times (say, when you have to draft a crucial presentation) and is nowhere to be found when it may just be of some use (like when you’re firing off an angry, ill-thought-out to response to an e-mail from a problematic colleague). (more…)

Lately the media is brimming with commentary about the decline of the humanities and a loss of love for rigorous reading in our educational systems. Sure, it’s undeniable: the iPhone/Google-era is intruding upon our old reading habits. We now spend most of our time peering into screens, rather than flipping through books. (more…)