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The Man Who Loved Numbers, Writing, Puzzles, and Chess

Noted author and enigmatologist Paul Hoffman tells Gelf about going from Lederman to Letterman and beyond.

Science

Building a Temple to Math

Glen Whitney is on a quest to give the field of mathematics the museum it deserves.

Science

Known Unknowns

John Derbyshire, more than most authors, contains multitudes; he is a novelist, conservative commentator, and author of a pair of singularly graceful popular mathematics books.

Internet

StarCraft College

Berkeley's Alan Feng uses the popular game to reframe life as a race for resources.

Law

Curating Courthouse Confessions

Photographer Steven Hirsch offers New York's accused what the law often won't—a listening ear.

Sports

Friday Night 1337s

Michael Kane spins a sports narrative out of competitive videogaming.

Sports

Hardcore Gamers Go for Pwnage

Plugged in and immobilized at NVISION 2008.

Arts

They'll Be Your Mirror

How videogames reflect the worst aspects of our society.

Internet

Dance, Dance, Internet Revolution

The evolution of the subgenre, from "Numa Numa" to OKGO's treadmills to stimulating Wii Fit sessions.

Internet

Twitter Jitters

Is Twitter a useful microblogging tool or an over-hyped outlet for narcissists? Alpha geek Rands tells Gelf what's what.

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