Mmm, a whole month’s worth.
Look! Finally an article about “the average rural voter” that doesn’t turn out to be about a local Republican activist!
I need to remember to check out this online course about modern Ukrainian history from Yale.
The trap everyone falls into with technical debt is basically the result of the fact that human instincts are terrible at risk analysis. “It’s been OK so far!” And then your entire airline stops being able to fly.
Have an excellent list of the best movie action scenes of 2022. Baby Assassins is so cool.
There’s some neat insight into Cronenberg’s process in this interview about Crimes of the Future. Also it’s hilarious that Ted Turner wanted to censor Crash because he was worried about kids having sex in cars.
Living on a boat, building new assembly languages by hand, the usual kind of thing. For my money this is somewhat more interesting than the guy who went off the grid in Manhattan, although that was neat too.
There is no way that Shopify will change underlying behavior with this much change in one shot, but good experiment, will come back and check it out in six months. I am working out of a Dublin office this week and the ability to have uninterrupted blocks of a couple of hours of time every single day is magical.
When thoughtful conservatives read about fascism, they produce one kind of reading list. When thoughtful progressives read about fascism, they produce another kind of reading list. Both have value but only one comes away thinking we’re not in danger of fascism because of, uh, feminized societies.
Pallet cleanser. (YouTube, music.)
Gretchen Felker-Martin pulls the old “I’m gently ribbing you, it’s not a micro-aggression” trick.
Good summary of what the 1/6 Committee learned about social media. You can also read the full report, which is wild, and not just because it tells us that there were Rumble employees worried about violence.
Have a decent summary of why each release of the Twitter Files has (mostly) sucked, from — of all places — TechCrunch.
And now S. and I are off to have pancakes.