The following are representative essays written since 1998, but we include unpublished writing as well. Either portable document files are provided, or links to sites where the essays may be found.
The Brief History of the Moment
[Review of Naughton J. A Brief History of the Future.
From Radio Days to Internet Years in a Lifetime.]
The Yale Review 2001;89(4):115-128.
The Information We Were Born for
[Review of Ridley M. Genome. The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters and Lowenstein W. The Touchstone of Life. Molecular Information, Cell Communication, and the Foundations of Life.] The Yale Review 2001;89(1):114-129.
[Review of Damasio A. The Feeling of What Happens.
Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness and
Lutz T. Crying. The Natural and Cultural History of Tears]. The Yale Review 2000;88(4):143-157.
A Brain for Business
[Review of Gates B and Hemingway C .
Business @ The Speed of Thought.
Using A Digital Nervous System].
The Yale Review 2000;88(1):121-132.
[Review of Deacon T., The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of
Language and the Brain and Pinker S., How the Mind Works.]
The Yale Review 1998;86(4):128-139.