Arbiter of ‘Interestingness’ Navigates the ‘Net

Maria Popova, editor of brainpickings.org (and the über tweeter behind @brainpicker), describes herself as an “interestingness hunter-gatherer obsessed with combinatorial creativity.” Popova discusses her work, and explains why she thinks the blogosphere needs a “curators’ code.”

The video above is rare footage of two boxing cats filmed in July, 1894 by none other than Thomas Edison. Courtesy of Brain Pickings

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Maria Popova

Maria Popova is the editor and founder of BrainPickings.org and a MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow. She is based in Brooklyn, New York.