The hubris of (fictional) cryptanalysts.

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A utopian style of life becomes a high-end lifestyle.

Is Sherlock a semionaut, or just a brilliant bigot?

Chevron’s “I Will” campaign owes a debt to Foucault and Kafka.

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The IBM brand has gone touchy-feely. Does “humanized science” coding need refreshing?

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Head & Shoulders discovers a new element molecule.


Pity the poor semio­naut, who “reads” the world phen­omeno­logically.


Do despots’ statues command us to topple them?