Marketing at the Limits of Language

It’s a strange kind of language, all modifiers bleached lifeless by cliché, employing the most grandiose terms (‘discover,’ ‘transformational,’ ‘revolution’) … More

Dear Data

David Silverberg on a data-visualiza­tion memoir called Dear Data by Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec.  It’s not necessary to be acquainted with … More

Guardian Goggles

Here's a clever take on the Orwellian possibilities of Google Glasses.  Guardian Goggles: because life's too short to think for … More

Companies Over Countries

In this article on Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, a former Facebook speechwriter reveals how the company regards itself: “Companies over … More

City of Apple

The first images hit the Internet in early June. In what was surely the most famous Cupertino city council meeting … More