An Aerial View of Manhattan That Will Blow Your Mind

Seriously — click to enlarge this view of Manhattan from the air, to take in the full expansive brilliance of it. Of course, this isn't one image, it's a panorama stitched together from smaller images. But the final result is just breathtaking, in any case. » 1/09/13 4:08pm 1/09/13 4:08pm

Work, not gadgets, is keeping you disconnected from the real world

Over at the Atlantic, Alexis Madrigal has a terrific essay about the problem with blaming gadgets for our inability to "unplug" from work. The issue isn't that our gadgets are addictive, he argues. Instead, it's that middle class professionals are tethered to their workplaces via their gadgets — often 24 hours per… » 7/25/12 5:00pm 7/25/12 5:00pm