Learning to be nourished by solitude rather than be defeated by it, Hermann Hesse argues, is a prerequisite for taking charge of our destiny. more >>
“Why do we remember our past and not the future? Do we exist in time or does time exist in us? What does it really mean to say that time passes? What ties time to our nature as persons, to our subjectivity?”
– Carlo Rovelli, The Order of Time, 2018. You can get the book on Amazon.
Nearly all software today relies on free, public code (called “open source” code), maintained by communities of developers and other talent. And yet companies like Amazon make billions. Nadia Eghbal explores why this is poorly understood and can be done. more >>