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Patti Smith Reads Oscar Wilde’s 1897 Love Letter De Profundis: See the Full Three-Hour Performance

2018-07-20T04:37:40+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

In her landmark study The Body in Pain , Elaine Scarry describes “the annihilating power of pain,” which is “visible in the simple fact of experience observed by Karl Marx, ‘There is only one antidote to mental suffering, and that is physical pain.’” Marx’s comment defines a class distinction between types of pain: that of

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David Foster Wallace Explains How David Lynch’s Blue Velvet Taught Him the True Meaning of Avant Garde Art

2018-07-20T04:37:10+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Imagine you're a "hypereducated avant-gardist in grad school learning to write." But at your grad school, "all the teachers are realists. They're not at all interested in postmodern avant-garde stuff." They take a dim view of your writing, you assume because "they just don't happen to like this kind of aesthetic," but actually because your

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Hear Miles Davis & John Coltrane Battle It Out on Their Final Tour Together, 1960

2018-07-20T04:36:44+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

One of the greatest tour stories of jazz takes place not in its birthplace but in Europe, where John Coltrane reluctantly joined Miles Davis for a nine-date “Jazz At The Philharmonic European Tour” in 1960. It’s not down to any shenanigans offstage, but the pure musical fire that erupted onstage. Source: Hear Miles Davis &

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Providers view telehealth move from Medicare as ‘sea change’ for the field

2018-07-19T14:39:59+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Providers view telehealth move from Medicare as 'sea change' for the field McKnight's Long Term Care News Telehealth Advocates Respond to CMS 'Virtual Visit' Proposal Healthcare Informatics CMS physician payment proposal nudges open the door for telehealth FierceHealthcare Full coverage Source: Providers view telehealth move from Medicare as 'sea change' for the field

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Physics Needs Philosophy / Philosophy Needs Physics

2018-07-19T14:38:38+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Philosophy has always played an essential role in the development of science, physics in particular, and is likely to continue to do so -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Source: Physics Needs Philosophy / Philosophy Needs Physics

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When a Tech Reporter Doesn’t Use Much Tech

2018-07-19T10:32:32+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Categories: Internet, Uncategorized|

My method: I select someone who just posted a hot take, and then I read backward through his or her tweets while also reading the replies to them. If he or she is a prolific tweeter, you quickly end up in his or her brain — for better or worse. I generally do this after

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The Unwinding of Donald Trump

2018-07-18T04:17:56+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

David Remnick writes about Donald Trump’s attempt to explain his comments at the Helsinki summit, about Russian interference in the 2016 election, as a misunderstanding. Source: The Unwinding of Donald Trump

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