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The Late American Novel: Writers on the Future of Books
The Late American Novel: Writers on the Future of Books

Telling the fortune of tales to come, or what finallyfast.com has to do with writing.

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The Invention of ISOTYPE: How a Vintage Visual Language Paved the Way for the Infographics Age
The Invention of ISOTYPE: How a Vintage Visual Language Paved the Way for the Infographics Age

The story of a 1930s system for capturing quantitative information in pictograms that shaped much of today’s visual language.

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5 (More) Must-Read Books by TED 2011 Speakers
5 (More) Must-Read Books by TED 2011 Speakers

What information curators have to do with the revenge of technology and synesthetic autism.

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TED 2011: The Rediscovery of Wonder, Day 3
TED 2011: The Rediscovery of Wonder, Day 3

Embracing chaos, 57 things Google knows about you, and how to 3D-print a kidney.

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Soviet Artist and Mathematician Anatolii Fomenko’s Mathematical Impressions
Soviet Artist and Mathematician Anatolii Fomenko’s Mathematical Impressions

What Soviet science has to do with German Expressionism and the logic of intuition.

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