The old and the new in New York.
Tuesday, September 11
“Has anybody in Westchester County ever called the New York Times his or her ‘friend’? I realize that the rest of America, in its post-Katrina fatigue, is pretty tired of hearing New Orleanians, the city’s acolytes and defenders, always carrying on about how it’s the most unique city in America, but, the fact is, it is. Get over it.
And so, too, is its newspaper.”
Monday, September 10
Retro, apocalypticism, and our “culture of disaster.”
Sunday, September 9
How meteorologists are improving their predictive powers.
A law professor’s interpretation of the 2004 hit.
A look inside Google’s Ground Truth.
Saturday, September 8
The impossible task of touring a tractor factory in post-Soviet Belarus.