BY PAUL STEPHENS In early 2012 I thought I had discovered the perfect title for my new project, which was to be a diary of my information habits. I wrote up several pages of notes under the title “Confessions of an Infomaniac.” Several weeks later I Googled the phrase, and to my chagrin found the … More Meditations of an Infomaniac, Part 2 of 2
BY PAUL STEPHENS My iPhone slips from my hand and lands on the subway tracks. I glance down the tunnel and don’t see a train. I’m carrying a heavy bag containing a Macbook Pro, an iPad and a dozen or so books. The digital signboard says the next Manhattan-bound train will arrive in one minute. … More Meditations of an Infomaniac, Part 1 of 2
Minneapolis couple Jack Baker and Michael McConnell were profiled on the front page of today’s Sunday New York Times as the first same-sex couple known to apply for a marriage license, in 1970. Read their fascinating story here. The University of Minnesota Press will publish their memoir in January 2016. MINNEAPOLIS — Long before the fight … More NYT: The Same-Sex Couple Who Got a Marriage License in 1971
Bruce H. Kramer, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2010, speaks withCathy Wurzer about the power of reaching out in a still from this video. Bruce H. Kramer, a former dean at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, was diagnosed with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) in December 2010. Roughly four years and … More Bruce H. Kramer on finding a place of balance and harmony while living with the "dis ease" of ALS.