The Paris Review Interviews →
All of them. Why do discoveries like this happen early in the week? Why not Friday? Saturday?
Social networks are particularly effective at increasing motivation,” Aaker and...– Malcolm Gladwell in a recent New Yorker article on the differences between networks and heirachies and why facebook groups and twitter trends actually help maintain the status quo rather than foment any kind of lasting social change. Excellent read.
When a human being becomes a set of data on a website like Facebook, he or she...– From Zadie Smith’s recent review of ‘The Social Network’. It’s an excellent read for all sorts of reasons, but most of all, it’s her ability to boil down exactly what it is that makes you a little uneasy when you find yourself checking Facebook for the third time before...