No Dots in the Echo Chamber

No Dots in the Echo Chamber

We’re not losing our ability to connect dots, kids. We’re giving it away. That reality was driven home by three things that came to my attention recently. Two of them were articles. The third was a website. Here they are, in order: <a...
The Empath to Reality

The Empath to Reality

Sincerity is everything. Once you learn to fake that, you’ve got it made. (Variously attributed.) As I get older, I continually wonder about reality, about the nature of reality, about our ability to perceive reality, and whether there is any objective reality...
Have You Heard From Yourself Lately?

Have You Heard From Yourself Lately?

It must have been a slow news day at the Wall Street Journal. The editors commissioned Alina Dizik (God bless her for being young) to write a piece about office space. She produced the article, “Open Offices Are Losing Some of Their Openness“, which,...
An Evening of Hartford History

An Evening of Hartford History

During a recent visit to the Infinity Music Hall & Bistro in Hartford, Connecticut, to see and hear Marc Cohn perform, I ran into a friend, who happens to be an architect. That led to a later discussion with Anne Bjorkland* about the depressed market for...