Lots going on right now, so not many links this week, and I’ll definitely miss next week. Should be back on the 15th! On the bright side, there’s some …
I was a bit reluctant to send this out today; after all, even though I skip weeks here and there, this newsletter has consistently gone out on Sundays …
4 stars A First-time Skydiving Experience, a Fall to Earth and a Terrible Accident | Sports Illustrated From 2014: Usually, Dave Hartsock packed his ow…
Links4 stars The climate crisis haunts Chicago’s future. A Battle Between a Great City and a Great Lake | New York Times In the search for a big-city…
Life continues to be very busy, so this week is light again, and I’m very likely to skip next week. It’s too bad, really, because there are a ton of ve…
Busy week, so fewer links than usual. Sorry about that! 3 stars Here be humans | Razib Khan’s Unsupervised Learning Discovery of ‘Dragon Man’ Skull in …
3 stars What Robots Can—and Can’t—Do for the Old and Lonely | New Yorker It felt good to love again, in that big empty house. Virginia Kellner got the …
3 stars The Lab-Leak Theory: Inside the Fight to Uncover COVID-19’s Origins | Vanity Fair Long…but nuanced and well worth reading: At times, it seemed …
Busy week…there are a number of promising pieces in my backlog, so hopefully next week is more interesting 3 stars Juggling from Above | Kottke Jugglin…
3 stars That Time Hitler’s Girlfriend Visited Iceland and the British Invaded | Hakai Magazine The uptight Gerlach arrived in the world’s northernmost …
3 stars Your Book Review: The Accidental Superpower | Astral Codex Ten Fascinating and just the slightest bit troubling: In The Accidental Superpower: …
4 stars Tony Blair: Without total change Labour will die | New Statesman While I don’t agree with every point, Tony Blair’s criticism of Western progre…