Q&A: Scott Simon author of My Cubs: A Love Story talks about what its like to live in a world free of Cubs-angst.  (Slate)

Quote of the Day

"There is no going back, only forward. We don’t get to pick and choose when technological progress stops or where."

(Garry Kasparov)

Chart of the Day

The more we know about a field the more often we can feel inadequate.