What Is Code?: A Q&A With Writer and Programmer Paul Ford

Yesterday, the brilliant and inimitable Paul Ford published a 38,000-word article in Bloomberg Businessweek, all about code. Which probably seems daunting, but every word of it is delightful, engaging, and will inevitably make you just a little bit smarter when it’s all over. I sat down with Ford to talk about coding,… » 6/12/15 12:15pm 6/12/15 12:15pm

MØ's Infectious Electropop Is the Perfect Backyard Barbecue Backdrop

Copenhagen-based singer MØ (real name: Karen Marie Ørsted) was described to me as the Danish Lady Gaga by my Danish friends, who saw her last week at the Roskilde Festival. I think she's closer to the Danish Grimes, though there's no need to compare her to anyone: MØ's splashy, bombastic electro-pop isn't only good… » 7/17/14 7:00pm 7/17/14 7:00pm