I started watching AppleTV’s series “For All Mankind” and was delighted to see Tom Lehrer pop up in a sequence about Werner von Braun. A classic moment!
Overwhelmed by your news feed? Strategies from a Princeton course can help. Stephens draws on the strategies he discusses with students to offer six tips for remixing your own personal media stream — and weighs in on what it means to be a responsible consumer of media in this moment.
Worth reading: Excerpt: “NPS can be tempting because of its pervasiveness in companies large and small, but it does nothing to get you closer to learning about your customers or why they behave the way they do. Thankfully, there are other measurements and tactics that can help you accomplish that goal with more precision and […]
While I was housecleaning today, a playlist brought along the original 1970 version of the Kinks’ “Lola,” which I hadn’t heard in a while. (Yes, I understand the song is problematic.) I’d forgotten how relatively gentle an arrangement it was, probably because I was first exposed to the song by the 1980 harder-rocking live “One […]
In which Politico pundits, several way out of their lanes, got a lot wrong (from 2020). Coronavirus Will Change the World Permanently. Here’s How.
This article in the Seattle Times had me thinking about Robert Caro’s 1974 bio: Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York and the history of populations whose homes and neighborhoods were sacrificed to white “progress.” An overview from NPR: A Brief History Of How Racism Shaped Interstate Highways
I feel this. “What happens to our brains when we have an infinite memory?”
The Power of a Well-Crafted To-Do List Q&A: Is It Worth Seeking an ADHD Diagnosis After 50? Book: Taking Charge of Adult ADHD (Second Edition) Russell Barkley videos (playlist)
This week’s SCOTUS nomination hearings reminded me of this wonderful resource for anyone interested in legal history, written by Cal Berkeley law professor (and fellow Tiger) Orrin Kerr (@OrinKerr)
In which my friend and Microsoft colleague Matthew Roche (@SQLAllFather) reminds us of the importance of, um, effective communication.