If you haven’t come across it yet, Jeremy Norman‘s HistoryOfInformation.com is absolutely tremendous. It contains “more than 5,000 illustrated entries covering a diverse range of… Read More »Technology (10): a historyofinformation
A history of augmentation Wikipedia has a nice, roughly chronological list of early technologies. It seems that weapons, cooking and languages were the trio that… Read More »Technology (3): A history of augmentation
Recommended – accompanied by slides and just-as-interesting information about Steve Blank’s involvement at his website here.
This photo of crowded living conditions in New York is from an interesting article by Theo Mackey Pollack in The American Conservative. See also: Little… Read More »Not long ago; or, Little by little (6): New York Tenement, 1889
Some things about Black History month: It is not a recent product of early-21st-Century political correctness, but has roots going back to the 1920s; It… Read More »Black History Month: the things we forget and the things we can’t see