REVIEW: Blood, Sweat, and Pixels

REVIEW: Blood, Sweat, and Pixels

Jason Schreier’s first book provides a rare glimpse into the pain and passion that go into bringing a modern video game to market.

Dialogue is Hard. This Blueprint May Help.

Dialogue is Hard. This Blueprint May Help.

In matters of discursive persuasion, knowing your audience is far more important than knowing your facts.

Trump, Staff Scrambled to Address Donald Jr’s Campaign Missteps

Trump, Staff Scrambled to Address Donald Jr’s Campaign Missteps

A New York Times report sheds light on Team Trump’s rush last summer to get ahead of forthcoming news potentially landing Donald Jr. in hot water.

Online Echo Chambers Won’t Be Solved by Smarter Algorithms

Online Echo Chambers Won’t Be Solved by Smarter Algorithms

The problem is bigger than getting better information in front of those who need to see it.

Latest House Investigation Leak Oversold

Latest House Investigation Leak Oversold

Today’s leak from the House Intelligence Committee has been oversold by some media outlets and barely rises to the level of news.


SCIENCE

Another Confused Creationist Greeted with Amusement

Another Confused Creationist Greeted with Amusement

The next time we’re given cause to wince and chuckle, we might take a moment to imagine what a refocused zeal could look like.

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REVIEWS

REVIEW: Blood, Sweat, and Pixels

REVIEW: Blood, Sweat, and Pixels

Jason Schreier’s first book provides a rare glimpse into the pain and passion that go into bringing a modern video game to market.

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HD

4K: What You’re Not Missing

4K: What You’re Not Missing

For most real-world viewing outside the theater, 4K offers marginal benefits at best.

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MOBILE

Google Goes Vertical in Street View Update

Google Goes Vertical in Street View Update

Google scales the steepest climbs on earth with its latest major update to Street View. Everest, Kilimanjaro and other peaks of the Seven Summits are now available in full panoramic detail.

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Recent Posts

REVIEW: Blood, Sweat, and Pixels

REVIEW: Blood, Sweat, and Pixels

Jason Schreier’s first book provides a rare glimpse into the pain and passion that go into bringing a modern video game to market.

read more

Dialogue is Hard. This Blueprint May Help.

Dialogue is Hard. This Blueprint May Help.

In matters of discursive persuasion, knowing your audience is far more important than knowing your facts.

read more

Trump, Staff Scrambled to Address Donald Jr’s Campaign Missteps

Trump, Staff Scrambled to Address Donald Jr’s Campaign Missteps

A New York Times report sheds light on Team Trump’s rush last summer to get ahead of forthcoming news potentially landing Donald Jr. in hot water.

read more

Online Echo Chambers Won’t Be Solved by Smarter Algorithms

Online Echo Chambers Won’t Be Solved by Smarter Algorithms

The problem is bigger than getting better information in front of those who need to see it.

read more

Latest House Investigation Leak Oversold

Latest House Investigation Leak Oversold

Today’s leak from the House Intelligence Committee has been oversold by some media outlets and barely rises to the level of news.

read more

Trump’s Absurd Lies Driven by Raw Emotion, Not Cunning

Trump’s Absurd Lies Driven by Raw Emotion, Not Cunning

45’s penchant for falsehood is hardly motivated by an informed understanding of disinformation, but is rather a byproduct of his fragile ego and strained relationship with fact-based reality.

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Another Confused Creationist Greeted with Amusement

Another Confused Creationist Greeted with Amusement

The next time we’re given cause to wince and chuckle, we might take a moment to imagine what a refocused zeal could look like.

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What Russia’s Meddling Can Tell Us About Their Motives and Our Indifference

What Russia’s Meddling Can Tell Us About Their Motives and Our Indifference

Russia’s tampering in the recent election was so successful because we as a nation are so susceptible.

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Q&A on the Nature of Miracles and Evidence

Q&A on the Nature of Miracles and Evidence

What’s a miracle, and how would we know if we found one?

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The U.S. is the Perfect Test Bed for Gun Reform

The U.S. is the Perfect Test Bed for Gun Reform

The only way to find out whether foreign gun control policies would work here is to give them a chance.

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Your Doctor Recommended the Flu Vaccine For a Reason—It Saves Lives

A nurse prepares an injection of the influenza vaccine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts January 10, 2013. With flu cases in this city up tenfold from last year, the mayor of Boston declared a public health emergency January 9 as authorities around the United States scrambled to cope with a rising number of patients. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY) - RTR3CANY

Going against the science of vaccination isn’t merely a personal decision. It’s a public health risk.

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Small Changes in Temperature Matter — Probably More Than You Think

Small Changes in Temperature Matter — Probably More Than You Think

Addressing the common misconception that a few degrees constitutes a “small” change in temperature. It doesn’t.

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