The Atlantic: The Zynga Abyss →
90wpm: The Atlantic published an excerpt from my essay for Distance today. It’s a little over 1500 words, and covers some of the main points in the essay. It also includes a fantastic photoshopped stock photo of a lab rat playing FarmVille in a Skinner box. Here’s a small snip: In the 1890s, while studying natural sciences at the University of Saint Petersburg, a Russian mathematician named...