The cozy web is Venkatesh Rao’s term for the private, gatekeeper-bounded spaces of the internet we have all retreated to over the last few years.
Harry Houdini’s greatest escape never came to be. He promised to come back from the dead. Houdini died on Halloween. He was not the only famous person to die on Halloween. Most recently River Phoenix died on the same notorious day. Federico Fellini and Indira Gandhi also passed away on October 31.
Artists are a sensitive lot. I am sure even Picasso at one point said that some of his paintings were crap. Wendy MacNaughton gives the… Read More »How To Say Something Nice When You Do Not Mean It