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Ed Ward, Rock Critic and Historian, Is Dead at 72

After his years in Austin, Mr. Ward moved to Berlin in the mid-1990s to work for a planned magazine that had passed away before it was published, and then to Montpellier, France. During his years in Europe he wrote freelance articles,…

A Critic of Expertise Turns Her Gaze Inward

In the spring of 1977, when Sherry Turkle was a junior professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Steve Jobs came to visit. While touring the campus and meeting with her colleagues, Turkle cleaned her apartment and worried…