originally published 2017

Composition in Line by Piet Mondrian, 1917 [public domain image]

In 1917, Piet Mondrian and colleagues launched the journal De Stijl, to document and promote their increasingly abstract art, design and architecture. They believed in a quasi-religious philosophy which held that humanity progresses from physical or natural…

A short story.

Image courtesy Chanel van Eeden

It is said the Italians invented pizza, but this dish was carried to such absurd depths in America that it was (perhaps inevitably) elevated to cosmological status.

It was in the American state of Texas — itself flat as a plain cheese pizza — that a beautiful…

This is the first of a series of articles about information. I am collecting all my notes from years of teaching into these informal articles, and updating them as new information comes in and as my views change.

I have a love-hate relationship with technology. I make no secret of…

Kevin Walker

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