Margaret Atwood:  I don’t think Donald Trump has got much to do with the prospects of the survival of humanity

Margaret Atwood: I don’t think Donald Trump has got much to do with the prospects of the survival of humanity

The Handmaid’s Tale author on her entrepreneurial journey, why the end of humanity won't likely be the result of a megalomaniacal tech entrepreneur, and her various screen adaptations that are hitting pop culture at the same time.
Jun 27 · 30 minutes
Ideas for other people: The Idiots' Review of Books

Ideas for other people: The Idiots' Review of Books

The literary magazine for the rest of us.
Jun 2 · 12 minutes
“Like the apple corer, each piece of technology is good for something” Margaret Atwood concern-trolls why eReaders failed

“Like the apple corer, each piece of technology is good for something” Margaret Atwood concern-trolls why eReaders failed

And according to Pew, she’s dead right. Print still rules book consumption.
Sep 7 · 2 minutes
Margaret Atwood on writing, tech and why humanity isn’t as screwed as her novels suggest

Margaret Atwood on writing, tech and why humanity isn’t as screwed as her novels suggest

“I mean… Hitler… that’s a pretty high bar”
Jul 7 · 1 minute
Desperately seeking disconnection? eBooks continue to fall against print books

Desperately seeking disconnection? eBooks continue to fall against print books

Data seems to support my poolside observations.
Jun 28 · 2 minutes
"The Department of Energy is the largest military and weapons racket in the U.S. Government."

"The Department of Energy is the largest military and weapons racket in the U.S. Government."

A terrifying conversation with Sally Denton, author of “The Profiteers.”
Apr 6 · 23 minutes
The Next Steve Jobs Won't Be Found in the United States

The Next Steve Jobs Won't Be Found in the United States

The new book from Elmira Bayrasli scours the globe to tell the stories of unsung entrepreneurs attacking big, societal problems beyond the Silicon Valley horizon.
Uneasy about greedy libertarian disrupters? Margaret Atwood has just the book for you

Uneasy about greedy libertarian disrupters? Margaret Atwood has just the book for you

“The Heart Goes Last” hits so close to Silicon Valley’s worst elements, it’s cringeworthy.
Oct 29 · 10 minutes
Hi, Robot

Hi, Robot

NYT science writer’s new book dares to dream of mutually programming harmony.
Aug 21 · 7 minutes
As Amazon turns 20, investors grudgingly admit Bezos was right all along

As Amazon turns 20, investors grudgingly admit Bezos was right all along

If Prime Day was about how brilliant Amazon's past has been, its earnings report offered a glimpse into how bright the company's future looks.
Jul 28 · 5 minutes
The Book of Numbers: Easy to understand, hard to tolerate

The Book of Numbers: Easy to understand, hard to tolerate

Close that tab. Close all your tabs. Close that browser. Close that laptop. And now close Book of Numbers.
Jul 21 · 8 minutes