Economics, Society

Need a Kidney? There’s an App For That

Mike Lacher has an interesting post on the Timothy McSweeney blog, in which he presents an pitch for a new app that will allow you to bypass (no pun intended) “old medicine” and crowd-source a new organ, should you be unfortunate enough to need one. The app’s developers do a good job of explaining just […]

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Society, Technology

Is the iPhone the end of Western Civilization?

I came across an interesting piece by April Dembosky on FT.com dated Jan 3, which discussed how the increasing use of apps and social networking technologies have the potential to shape the kinds of minds that we evolve over time. The author notes that some people are starting to wonder if all those hours spent […]

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