Literati Roundup: Wired says “The Martian Proves Movies Are Now Better Than Their Books

The Martian and the Cult of Science Slate Articles by Rachel E. Gross Ridley Scott’s The Martian opens with an unsolvable problem: It’s 2030, and the crew of NASA’s Mars spaceship the Hermes has just left astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) stranded on Mars. Watney’s situation is not good. Utterly alone, wounded by spaceship debris, and … Read more

Literati roundup: Interstellar understanding sources… Machine-Learning Algorithm Ranks the World’s Most Notable Authors

Machine-Learning Algorithm Ranks the World’s Most Notable Authors  MIT Technology Review Deciding which books to digitise when they enter the public domain is tricky; unless you have an independent ranking of the most notable authors.   Revealed: The Lost Chapter of Interstellar Wired Top Stories by Christopher Nolan & Sean Gordon Murphy Before Cooper left his daughter … Read more