links, etc Effective obfuscation - by Molly White - Citation Needed i became a huge molly white fan with the whole w3igjg thing. the move to a substack and the subsequent shift to “citation needed” is a solid evolution. this summary of “effective altruism” and “effective accellerationism” nails it. the footnotes are pretty spot on as well.
links, etc Silicon Valley’s worldview is not just an ideology; it’s a personality disorder. — Crooked Timber reductive and handwavy, but on balance a pretty solid summary of the emergent behaviors we’ve seen over the past 20 years. not that many of these haven’t been seen before, we just see the iteration process sped up dramatically. i particularly appreciated the call out of the politicians as insipid betas to big tech....
links, etc It’s Pretty Cool Being an Adult and a Beginner – Adventure Journal pretty much the story of the last few years for me. it’s been a blast
links, etc If You’re Worried About the Climate, Move Your Money - The Atlantic probably dead on. seems like a slog to align my investments to my morals. what’s a dork to do?
links, etc Rosalynn Carter, First Lady and a Political Partner, Dies at 96 - The New York Times major bummer. growing up in the 80s, i didn’t realize what gems the carters actually are/were.
links, etc The world’s 280 million electric bikes and mopeds are cutting demand for oil far more than electric cars perhaps this is the metric that i should be paying attention to. i’m gonna milk what i can out of our sad subaru, tired as i am of it. in the meantime, electric bikes and scooters are a blast and can cut into the oil demands.
links, etc Hanoi building fire misinformation makes EV charging harder - Rest of World e-bikes as economic engines in emerging markets. fascinating to see the speed of the shift here.
links, etc (1) Easy Poached Egg | Kenji’s Cooking Show - YouTube don’t tell me you don’t want to watch kenji lopez alt poach an egg and get the tips down.