We're Back! (Birch Bark #84)
Hello! Sorry I’ve been gone for a while 😬 We’re back to it this week with some fun links and videos! If you’re curious about the hiatus, I wrote about it here.
Cheers, and happy Friday!
Read This: a massive list of things that are surprising true about mathematics, Computer Science, and physics.
A very good thread on our 4 options for coming out of a pandemic.
Facebook tried to reduce the anger on their site in 2018, but apparently that only made things worse.
Anita Hill comments on what it was like to watch Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony in 2018.
Gruber with the best argument for why iPhones need new names every year, although I wonder if naming them by year is going to have to suffice one day.
Remember when everyone’s shared Shortcuts broke earlier this year? This guy did it.
Francesco D'Alessio makes the case your next task manager might actually be a planner app.
I really like F.D Signifier’s channel, and this video about Hamilton will probably be of interest to many folks. I love Hamilton, he loves Hamilton, and this not a “review” scoring the play on a 5 star scale, it’s a critical look at the play and I think it’s well worth your time.
It surely sounds strange to younger people today, but in the early 2000’s we (Americans) legitimately started calling french fries, “freedom fries” and poured French wine down the drain because the French didn’t support our wars in the Middle East. Skim through this one and just get the hits.
And finally, this was an interesting peek behind the curtain of how Stanley Kubrick prepared for and shot his films.