Best of

The 8 pages that I, in my great wisdom, have decided have something to do with ‘Best of’. Whatever that is

  1. How Antonin Scalia compared with other Supreme Court justices


    Charting the swing vote in the US Supreme Court, and finding a flaw in the New York Times while we’re at it

  2. The Age of Greater Reykjavík


    The age of buildings in Iceland’s capital city, dating back to the 18th century

  3. The future of control

    Best of

    A revolution in publishing means companies will have to learn to relinquish control

  4. There are some things the internet can’t do

    Best of

    A eulogy to the printed word

  5. Leith Walk botanical cottage, demolished and risen again

    Best of

    The campaign to bring a small eighteenth-century building in Edinburgh back to its former glory

  6. If we’re not careful we’ll lose the web

    Best of

    The ephemeral nature of the contempory Web means our time will be seen as a second dark age

  7. The unintended consequences of Isaac Newton’s pursuit of counterfeiters

    Best of

    How the Wikipedia article on an obscure architectural style came to be

  8. The film festival and me

    Best of

    The camera shutter snapped open. The flash fired. Darkness. And that was that: we had taken the photograph that would become the front cover of the programme for the Edinburgh International Film Festival