Caroline Randall Williams for The New York Times:
You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/26/opinion/confederate-monuments-racism.html
🎸 I’m enjoying the new album from Diet Cig: Do You Wonder About Me? https://dietcig.bandcamp.com/album/do-you-wonder-about-me
Thirty-six Thousand Feet Under the Sea by Ben Taub for The New Yorker https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/05/18/thirty-six-thousand-feet-under-the-sea
If someone could pay Doordash $16 a pizza, and Doordash would pay his restaurant $24 a pizza, then he should clearly just order pizzas himself via Doordash, all day long. You’d net a clean $8 profit per pizza.
Doordash and Pizza Arbitrage https://themargins.substack.com/p/doordash-and-pizza-arbitrage
As I look out of my window in lockdown, my attention is fixed on these birds, rather than trees or distant rooftops, because I am desperate for novelty, to watch things that alter; for in seeing change, I can parse time.
How Animal Observation Can Free Us From Ourselves https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/05/11/magazine/quarantine-nature.html
The Confessions of Marcus Hutchins, the Hacker Who Saved the Internet - WIRED
This is incredible cool. The Pudding investigated The Infinite Monkey Theorem Experiment and looked at how many actual monkeys you would need to produce some major works of music. https://pudding.cool/2020/04/infinite/
The Bumpy Road Code Smell: Measuring Code Complexity by its Shape and Distribution | Empear: https://micro.florian.ec/2020/04/17/the-bumpy-road.html
🎸 Waxahatchee covers So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings by Caroline Polachek
🎸 Another new release today: The Caretaker by Half Waif. https://music.apple.com/at/album/the-caretaker/1496864517?l=en
🎸 Saint Cloud, the new album from Waxahatchee is out today. https://music.apple.com/at/album/saint-cloud/1493459885?l=en
🔗 The Correspondent: The coronavirus is reminding us that anxiety is good – as long as it doesn’t turn into panic https://thecorrespondent.com/373/the-coronavirus-is-reminding-us-that-anxiety-is-good-as-long-as-it-doesnt-turn-into-panic/411593897462-094242f8
On a related note: I enjoy The Correspondent very much right now. They don’t have real-time coverage of current events, but rather well researched long-form articles on topics that are relevant. https://thecorrespondent.com
🔗 Good explainer of herd immunity from The Correspondent:
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