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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Clive Thompson

Clive Thompson is the author of Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds
for the Better (Penguin, 2013) and a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine and Wired.

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Clive Thompson

Use Your Head

Neuroscientific lessons for navigating a world of distractions November 2014
Joni Mitchell is a famously creative person. But she is also meticulously organized: her house is filled with “custom-designed, special-purpose drawers,” each of which is devoted to a particular type of object—one for Scotch tape, a different one for masking tape, one for string, another for light bulbs. “I don’t want to waste energy looking for things,” she…