Why Is This Interesting?

Tom Vanderbilt


Tom Vanderbilt (TV) is a journalist and author known for his work on transportation, design, and culture. He gained widespread attention for his 2008 book Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do, which challenged conventional wisdom about driving and traffic flow. More recently, Vanderbilt has explored topics such as learning, parenting, and the benefits of stepping outside one's comfort zone. His writing has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Wired, and The Wall Street Journal, and he has given talks at institutions including TED and the New York Public Library.
  1. The Monday Media Diet with Tom Vanderbilt (2021-04-05)