Selections from forthcoming and recently published books
How Tina Fey and Co. skewered the conventions of TV comedy—and triumphed
Harold Ramis and the making of ‘Caddyshack’
by Timothy Hallinan
Writing my first book got me into debt. To finish the next one, I had to become solvent
an excerpt from chapter two, “From the Philosophy of the Open to the Ideology of the User-Friendly,”
Edited by Betsy Sussler
Lessons from my book Show Your Work!
An excerpt from the new novel by Rowan Coleman
‘The Troop’ by Nick Cutter
by Kwei Quartey
by Leighton Gage
In his new book, Andrew M. Jones, Ph.D., introduces us to the Fifth Age of Work and how both companies and individual workers can adapt and…
P.W. Singer and Allan Friedman on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
P.W. Singer and Allan Friedman on how Pakistan held hostage all the world’s cute cat videos.
by Garth Stein
This is another random excerpt from a book I am writing about the innovations of the digital era.
Things you learn snooping through old letters.
Or, How to Lie with Bad Data
by Rohan Wilson
by Sean Madigan Hoen
Do you remember in medieval times (me neither, but stick with me) when you were in battle, possibly losing or confused, and then someone…
Some say we should turn off our machines to relax but it’s more complicated than that.
Here is one more random excerpt from a book I am writing about the innovations of the digital era.
Stewart Brand, a subject of one of my excerpts here (https://medium.com/medium-long/e50f65132b55),
Why perpetual sprints are a bad strategy. An excerpt from my upcoming book, “How Thu Beat Cancer”
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