Computers were supposed to be good (The Nation)

Non-friction (Times Literary Supplement)

Keep calm and carry on (Los Angeles Review of Books)

A writer's haunting trip through the horrors of Indonesian history (The New Yorker)

Leapfrogging nationalism (The Australian)

The shame of social media (The Australian)

Technology + science

A waiting room of one's own (The Baffler)

Austerity is an algorithm (Logic Magazine)

No more period dramas (The Economist)

Red light therapy (The Saturday Paper)

I can't believe it's not beef (The Economist)

From lulz to labor unions: the evolution of Anonymous (The Atlantic)

Travel / tales from abroad

Jurassic lark (The Saturday Paper)

Neon liberalism (The Saturday Paper)

Springs eternal (The Saturday Paper)

Indonesia is no longer a poster child for pluralism (The Guardian)

Jakarta’s urban nightmare (Foreign Policy)


Econospeak (The New Inquiry, Salon)

Problems follow Western Australia’s mining successes (The Guardian)

The impossible dream (Meanjin)