My favorite links from this week:
- Trump vs. the “Deep State”
- Ancient Rome’s Collapse is Written Into Arctic Ice
- From The Bell Weekly: Those who believe that liberal change can come to Russia through a generational change should have a close look at the leaders of this rating. It is possible that they might be running the country in 15-30 years. Continuity, which the Russian political elite refer to only in a positive context, could mean that the changes that the country needs might not happen at all in the foreseeable future.
- The perfect grilled cheese sandwich (I’d skip the mayo)
- Guy Kawasaki at WWDC in 1997 elucidating his “Ten Rules for Revolutionaries” as Apple’s Chief Evangelist (52m)
- Jeff Bezos talks Amazon, Blue Origin, Family, and Wealth (48m)
- John McCain, Donald Trump, and the Parable of the Crab Bucket
- Due to monsoons in Madagascar, vanilla is more valuable than silver
- The most successful entrepreneurs are in their 40s
- An excellent write-up on best practices for weather research before a backpacking trip
- Closing that proverbial skills gap involves companies partnering with education companies. Who knew?
- Why Microsoft is willing to pay so much for GitHub
- An interesting relationship between Gherkin requirements, BDD test specs and finite state machines
- Brad Feld interview on investing, Boulder, and humanity evolving alongside machines
- Say the Hard Thing
I finished reading Gang Leader for a Day, and it was fantastic.