In American politics today, right and left are often just labels -- Democrats and Republicans alike believe that their stance should be whatever does most damage to the other side. Forget having any political principles. For example, the principles behind "Obamacare" began in conservative think tanks like the Heritage foundation and were loved by the Republican party. Until those principles became Obama's, and then they became a socialist world plot.
Understanding Shakespeare sounds like the perfect antidote to the un-bookish ways of an entire generation raised on LCD screens and Leo DiCaprio's Romeo. Billed as a "new form of reading," it's a data visualization project that turns Shakespeare's prose into language Web addicts are supposed to be able to comprehend: algorithms, data maps, and the like.