David Skinner is the editor of Humanities, the magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities. He was previously an assistant managing editor at The Weekly Standard and the editor of Doublethink magazine.
His book The Story of Ain’t: America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published was published by Harper in October 2012.
In The New Atlantis
The burden of mathematics before machines
Will new technologies make war more tolerable and more just?