3 stars How Politics Poisoned the Evangelical Church | The Atlantic “Before I turn to the Word,” the preacher announces, “I’m gonna do another…
3 stars The wolf at history's door | Razib Khan’s Unsupervised Learning This eruption of warrior ferocity five thousand years ago was triggered by an…
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3 stars Inside the Bitcoin Bust That Took Down the Web’s Biggest Child Abuse Site | Wired They thought their payments were untraceable. They couldn’t…
3 stars How an Ivy League School Turned Against a Student | New Yorker Mackenzie Fierceton was championed as a former foster youth who had overcome an…
Noah Smith has been churning out great essays lately. I was tempted to give the first one four stars. 3 stars China has a fateful choice to make …
Here’s a fair critique: this newsletter has degenerated into a “best of” sampler for a small number of Substacks. Sadly, I think this is partly true; my…
Programming note of sorts: with how busy life has gotten, I’m going to start sending Links a bit less frequently — my best guess is fortnightly. 3 stars…
This week disproportionately features Jason Kottke and The Atlantic…in a good way 3 stars It’s Your Friends Who Break Your Heart | The Atlantic This…
Busy week, so not many links — sorry! 3 stars He Spent 25 Years Infiltrating Nazis, the Klan, and Biker Gangs | Rolling Stone Scott was a top undercover…
Lots of good links this week, just barely missing the 4-star threshold. 3 stars Searching for Susy Thunder | The Verge She was known, back then, as…
A bunch of decent but not great links this week… 3 stars How Shohei Ohtani Made Baseball Fun Again | GQ Somewhat uneven but still worth the read: Not…