In June a handful of tech writers received a slim sendup of startup culture by an anonymous author. Six months later, still no one knows who wrote it. Now Iterating Grace has been published by an actual book publisher, so you can buy a copy, and perhaps even help solve the mystery.
Seriously — click to enlarge this view of Manhattan from the air, to take in the full expansive brilliance of it. Of course, this isn't one image, it's a panorama stitched together from smaller images. But the final result is just breathtaking, in any case.
Over at the Atlantic, Alexis Madrigal has a terrific essay about the problem with blaming gadgets for our inability to "unplug" from work. The issue isn't that our gadgets are addictive, he argues. Instead, it's that middle class professionals are tethered to their workplaces via their gadgets — often 24 hours per…