October 10, 2017
September 20, 2017

In Amish Country, the Future Is Calling

But for people bound by a separation from much of the outside world, new tech devices have brought fears about the consequence of internet access. There are worries about pornography; about whether social networks will lead sons and daughters to date non-Amish friends; and about connecting to a world of seemingly limitless possibilities.

September 2, 2017

Played through Uncharted: The Lost Legacy this evening. It’s a captivating title, produced to the standard I’ve come to expect from Naughty Dog. But, above all, it’s a masterclass in pacing. From intense combat to quiet story moments, it’s all strung together beautifully.

August 20, 2017

The Feynman Lectures are now freely available online

The Feynman Lectures is one of the most popular lecture series in physics. It’s a great resource for science enthusiasts, students, and teachers, and each lecture is just fantastic in general. Now, Caltech and The Feynman Lectures website have collaborated to put these lectures online completely free of cost.

The lectures themselves were first presented at Caltech in the 1960s by the legendary physicist Richard Feynman. The lectures have since been combined into a three-volume book. To date, about 1.5 million English copies have been sold, but now that it’s free, that number will probably stagnate.

August 1, 2017