H.G. Wells’s century-old wargaming rules kicked off the hobby and helped spawn everything from tabletop RPGs to big-budget video games.
Computing’s philosopher king argues for elegance in programming—and a Pulitzer Prize for the best written.
Financial Times, weekend section, September 4/5, 1999 The American teenager has long captured the imagination, not just in the US, but as an icon of…
From Wilhelm Reich to Julian Jaynes to H.W. Fowler, I sing of the brilliant, the ambitious and the just a bit mad.
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Review of Sonny Liston Was a Friend of Mine, by Thom Jones