The "hooverboard" as a modern parable? Maybe. I like the description of the process of bringing a "fantasy" to reality as favoring "speed over competence." Seems to fit.
A successful plant breeding program that shows why we don't need Monsanto's (and its buddies') GMOs.
Interesting little article from the Financial Times on how technology is changing us.
Juan Cole posted a good piece on the dishonest linguistic generalities the Michigan GOP and Governor are using to absolve themselves of responsibility for the Flint water