What Comes Out in the Wash

What I am reading: SYDNEY, Australia — ASK most people about the problem of waste plastics in the environment and they will talk about plastic bags caught in trees and the vast…, What Comes Out in the Wash, http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/29/opinion/sunday/what-comes-out-in-the-wash.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Why Every Man Should Study Classical Culture | The Art of Manliness

What I am reading: ancient athens painting sitting on steps debating If you’ve been following the Art of Manliness for awhile now, you’ve likely caught on to the influence that…, Why Every Man Should Study Classical Culture | The Art of Manliness, http://www.artofmanliness.com/2015/11/23/why-every-man-should-study-the-ancient-classics/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

iOS 8: Core Data and Asynchronous Fetching – Envato Tuts+ Code Tutorial

What I am reading: In the previous article about iOS 8 and Core Data, we discussed batch updates. Batch updates aren’t the only new API in town. As of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite,…, iOS 8: Core Data and Asynchronous Fetching – Envato Tuts+ Code Tutorial, http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/ios-8-core-data-and-asynchronous-fetching–cms-22241, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Our Generation Ships Will Sink

What I am reading: As noted in Cory’s review, Kim Stanley Robinson’s Aurora makes an undeniable case for ecological stewardship through a rigorous, gripping technological…, Our Generation Ships Will Sink, http://boingboing.net/2015/11/16/our-generation-ships-will-sink.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Everything You Think You Know About the History and Future of Jobs Is Likely Wrong

What I am reading: That’s the highly-cited estimate out of Oxford by Frey and Osbourne of the percentage of existing jobs that are likely to be automated away with the help of…, Everything You Think You Know About the History and Future of Jobs Is Likely Wrong, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/scott-santens/future-of-jobs_b_8011296.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Hollywood and Booze: An Enduring Marriage

What I am reading: Soon after the first reel of celluloid unspooled in Hollywood, the cocktail shakers began chattering. When Garbo first spoke, in the 1930 film “Anna Christie,”…, Hollywood and Booze: An Enduring Marriage, http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/20/movies/hollywood-and-booze-an-enduring-marriage.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Bits or pieces?: Ten graphs on organisational warfare

What I am reading: The presentations I’ve given over the last seven years have been a gentle introduction into the battle between companies. Unfortunately as an industry we’re not…, Bits or pieces?: Ten graphs on organisational warfare, http://blog.gardeviance.org/2012/03/tens-graphs-on-organisational-warfare.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Renata Salecl – The Paradox of Choice

What I am reading: Fusing sociology, psychoanalysis and philosophy, Professor Renata Salecl shows that individual choice is rarely based on a simple rational decision with a…, Renata Salecl – The Paradox of Choice, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4_HGRjJs9A, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Cook and the Chef: Musk’s Secret Sauce – Wait But Why

What I am reading: This is the last part of a four-part series on Elon Musk’s companies. For an explanation of why this series is happening and how Musk is involved,start with…, The Cook and the Chef: Musk’s Secret Sauce – Wait But Why, http://waitbutwhy.com/2015/11/the-cook-and-the-chef-musks-secret-sauce.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Before They Created Apple, Jobs And Wozniak Hacked The Phone System

What I am reading: “If we hadn’t made those little blue boxes, there might never have been an Apple computer.” — Steve Jobs
It’s a David and Goliath story, only David is armed…, Before They Created Apple, Jobs And Wozniak Hacked The Phone System, http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/before-they-created-apple-jobs-and-wozniak-hacked-the-phone-system/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,