The Genetics of Stoopid

Ask not what your genes have done to make you smart, but what they’ve done to make you stupid. That’s the gist of an idea offered recently by neurogeneticist Kevin Mitchell in a “The genetics of stupidity,” a fun, provocative post at his blog, Wiring the Brain. Today  I unpack this idea a bit in a piece in […]

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Hear hear: Why the Huffington Post Can’t Replace The New York Times

Steven Waldman: Why the Huffington Post Can’t Replace The New York Times The idea that the Huffington Post, or the explosion of interesting internet news or blogging sites, can replace journalistic institutions like the New York times or other newspapers or dinosaurs of the mainstream media truly misunderstands the web, newspapers, journalism and the serious […]

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