Crony Beliefs and and an addendum on this topc. A great set of essays - “Earlier I argued that other people are the cause of all our epistemic problems. Now I find myself arguing that they’re also our best solution.” From the author of The Elephant in the Brain
An app can be a home-cooked meal - Robin Sloan’s essays are always a treat to read. “When you liberate programming from the requirement to be general and professional and scalable, it becomes a different activity altogether.”
103 Bits of Advice I Wish I Had Known. Kevin Kelly on his 70th birthday. Every single one of them is worth thinking over.
Edsger W. Dijkstra: a Commemoration, “a multiauthored portait of Edsger Wybe Dijkstra that consists of testimonials written by several friends, colleagues, and students of his” (PDF).
chez baldwin, “Some of the sounds that filled the abode of James Baldwin in St. Paulde-Vence,. These songs document the vinyl records left behind in Chez Baldwin after his death in 1987”. A Spotify playlist.