Why Satan should chair your meetings, a literature lover’s guide to holding effective meetings. Interesting takes. Several nuggets of wisdom.

Hundreds of AI tools have been built to catch covid. None of them helped. AI reduced to what it probably is most of the time - statistical inference tool with codified biases.

Collatz conjecture – The Simple Math Problem We Still Can’t Solve Paul Erdős said about this “Mathematics may not be ready for such problems.” Start with any positive integer n. Then each term is obtained from the previous term as follows: if the previous term is even, the next term is one half of the previous term. If the previous term is odd, the next term is 3 times the previous term plus 1. The conjecture is that no matter what value of n, the sequence will always reach 1.

Drawings on the topic of Fake News, topcial and capturing the essence.

Civil disobedience in the attention economy means withdrawing attention. But doing that by loudly quitting Facebook and then tweeting about it is the same mistake as thinking that the imaginary Pera is a real island that we can reach by boat. A real withdrawal of attention happens first and foremost in the mind.

— How to Do Nothing, Jenny Odell