A reminder: As great as Tahoe is, you are not allowed to visit right now. Please stay home.
Some links for you today:
- How journalists and news organizations should be treating the White House
- Two links from David Albrecht: On anti-authoritarian thinking and a great analogy on the decision of how to disperse stimulus funds
- As always, XKCD is on point with a refreshing perspective
- Bill Gates weighs in on the pandemic (50m)
- If humanity is a super organism, we created this pandemic
- Ryan Singer of Basecamp on his design process (60m)
- An oldie but goodie: Salman Khan’s original TED talk (20m)
- Been thinking a lot about what will stick around and what will return to normal after the pandemic subsides. The MIT Technology Review has an opinion. So does The Atlantic. And everyone, it seems.
- Margaret Atwood on what the 1940s reveal about today’s pandemic
- Jason Crawford writes about a small part of the history of private land ownership in feudal Europe
- I don’t know if I’ve stumbled upon a better description of modern politics than Bandits, Victims, and Idiots
Lastly, from one of my favorite blogs (Classic Programmer Paintings):
Experienced developer deploys hot fix on production.