Maria Popova is the founder and editor ofBrain Pickings. She has written forWiredUK,the Atlantic,Nieman Journalism Lab, the New York Times,andDesign Observer, among others, and is an MIT Futures of Entertainment fellow. She is on Twitter as @brainpicker.
Oct. 11 2013 4:01 PMThe Susan Sontag Guide to Photography in the Age of Digital CultureMaria Popova
Oct. 11 2012 12:01 PMAn Amazingly Timely Essay on Info Overload, Open-Access Science, and Human Filters—From 1945Maria Popova
Nov. 23 2012 11:10 AMA Visual Timeline of the Future Says the World Will Still Exist in the Year 802,701Maria Popova
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