Alex Wright


Featured clips

The Future of the Web Is 100 Years Old

Nautilus (Feb 12, 2015)

The Secret History of Hypertext

The Atlantic (May 22, 2014)

Robot and Human Actors Take Bows Together

The New York Times (July 5, 2012)

Managing Scientific Inquiry in a Laboratory the Size of the Web

The New York Times (Dec 27, 2010)

Exploring a Deep Web That Google Can't Grasp

The New York Times (Feb 23, 2009)

The Web Time Forgot

The New York Times (June 17, 2008)

The Theater of Memory

The Believer (November 2006)


ALL ARTICLES

Algorithmic Authors

Communications of the ACM (November 2015)

The Future of the Web Is 100 Years Old

Nautilus (Feb 12, 2015)

Big Data Meets Big Science

Communications of the ACM (July 2014)

The Lost Promise of the Internet

Salon (June 29, 2014)

The Secret History of Hypertext

The Atlantic (May 22, 2014)

Tuning in to Graphene

Communications of the ACM (Oct 2013)

Patient, Heal Thyself

Communications of the ACM (Aug 2013)

Revving the Rover

Communications of the ACM (Feb 2013)

Robot and Human Actors Take Bows Together

The New York Times (July 5, 2012)

Robots Like Us

Communications of the ACM (May 2012)

The Social Life of Robots

Communications of the ACM (Feb 2012)

Hacking Cars

Communications of the ACM (Nov 2011)

Why Creative Ideas Are Rejected (And What You Can Do About It)

Communications of the ACM (Oct 2011)

Automotive Autonomy

Communications of the ACM (July 2011)

Web Science Meets Network Science

Communications of the ACM (May 2011)

The Touchy Subject of Haptics

Communications of the ACM (Jan 2011)

Managing Scientific Inquiry in a Laboratory the Size of the Web

The New York Times (Dec 27, 2010)

Linear Logic

Communications of the ACM (Oct 2010)

Data Streaming 2.0

Communications of the ACM (Apr 2010)

Online, It's the Mouse That Runs the Museum

The New York Times (Jan 19, 2010)

Of Memories and Memorials: A Conversation with Jake Barton

Interactions (Jan/Feb 2010)

Type Theory Comes of Age

Communications of the ACM (Jan 2010)

From Interface to Experience

Interactions (Nov/Dec 2009)

The Battle of the Books

The Wilson Quarterly (Fall 2009)

Ready for a Web OS?

Communications of the ACM (Dec 2009)

Old School, New School: Teaching Interaction Design in Manhattan

Interactions (Sept/Oct 2009)

Mining the Web for Feelings, Not Facts

The New York Times (Aug 24, 2009)

Contemporary Approaches to Fault Tolerance

Communications of the ACM (Sept 2009)

Doing Business By Design

Interactions (May/June 2009)

Exploring a Deep Web that Google Can't Grasp

The New York Times (Feb 23, 2009)

Making Sense of Sensors

Communications of the ACM (Feb 2009)

Get Smart

Communications of the ACM (Jan 2009)

Searching the Deep Web

Communications of the ACM (Oct 2008)

The Web Time Forgot

The New York Times (June 17, 2008)

Primal Interactions

Interactions (Jan/Feb 2008)

Friending, Ancient or Otherwise

The New York Times (Dec 2, 2007)

The Encyclopedic Revolution

Boxes and Arrows (Sept 2007)

The Theater of Memory

The Believer (Nov 2006)

Op-Ed

Christian Science Monitor (Jan 13, 2006)

From Ivory Tower to Academic Sweatshop

Salon.com (Jan 26, 2005)

In Search of the Deep Web

Salon.com (Mar 9, 2004)

Forgotten Forefather: Paul Otlet

Boxes and Arrows (Nov 2003)

The Sociobiology of Information Architecture

Boxes & Arrows (May 2003)

The Art of Innovation

New Architect (Mar 30, 2002)

Designing for the Bottom Line

New Architect (Jan 1, 2002)

Interview with Lou Rosenfeld

ACIA (Nov 29, 2000)

What is an Extranet?

THINK (1997)

I'll Have a Large Milkweed, With Everything

Yankee (1995)

Librarians at the Gate

Harvard Magazine (May/June 1995)

First, Let's Kill All the Lawyers

Utne Reader (Sept/Oct 1994)

Top Quark

Harvard Magazine (July/Aug 1994)

Do-It-Yourself Law

Harvard Magazine (May/June 1994)

Reading Books By Their Covers

Harvard Magazine (Mar/Apr 1994)

Intuitive Architecture

Harvard Magazine (Nov/Dec 1993)

Self Imaging

Boston Business (Jan/Feb 1991)

Coast-to-Coast Cash

Boston Business (Oct/Nov 1990)

Life in the Fax Lane

Boston Business (Aug/Sept 1990)

Revival of the Fittest

Boston Business (June/July 1990)

Arresting Officer

Boston Business (April/May 1990)

Let Them Eat Cake

Boston Business (Feb/Mar 1990)

Lights! Camera! Suture!

Boston Business (Oct/Nov 1989)


OLDER ARTICLES
(not yet digitized)

Death of a CEO

Boston Business

In From the Cold

Boston Business

Co-Ed Fraternities

Boston Business

Torch Bearer

Design Times

Haute Retro

Design Times

Blueprint

Design Times

Workspace: Anchor Capital

Design Times

Workspace: Design Collective

Design Times

Workspace: Elkus/Manfredi

Design Times

Workspace: Color and Light

Design Times

Workspace: Frank Robinson

Design Times

Show House

Design Times

Show House

Design Times

Supply Side

Design Times

The Inn at the Round Barn

Design Times

Wheatleigh

Design Times

Know How

Design Times

Big Blues (by Paul Carroll)

Library Journal

Comeback (by Paul Ingrassia)

Library Journal

Monster Trucks and Hair in a Can (by Bill Geist)

Library Journal

How Credit Money Shapes the Economy (by Robert Guttman)

Library Journal

The Economics of Art and Culture (by James Heilbrun)

Library Journal

Just Do It (by Donald Katz)

Library Journal

The Saga of Saga (by William Scandling)

Library Journal

Like No Other Store (by Marvin Traub)

Library Journal

Bylines

The Atlantic

The Believer

Boston Business

Boxes & Arrows

The Christian Science Monitor

Communications of the ACM

Cosmopolis

Design Times

Harvard Magazine

Interactions

Library Journal

Nautilus

New Architect

The New York Times

Salon.com

Think

Utne Reader

WebTechniques

The Wilson Quarterly

Yankee