‘World of Tomorrow’ and Sci-Fi’s Obsession With the Copy-Pasted Brain

What I am reading: Don Hertzfeldt / Bitter Films It’s impressive that World of Tomorrow is one of the best films nominated for an Oscar this year given that it’s only 16 minutes…, ‘World of Tomorrow’ and Sci-Fi’s Obsession With the Copy-Pasted Brain, http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2016/01/world-of-tomorrow-and-the-copy-pasted-brain/425016/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Noam Chomsky

What I am reading: Books and arts Johnson The theories of the world’s best-known linguist have become rather weird FEW disciplines are so strongly associated with a single figure:…, Noam Chomsky, http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21695371-theories-worlds-best-known-linguist-have-become-rather-weird-noam-chomsky, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How I Mastered the Power Nap – naps – Lifehacker

What I am reading: Daniel Tenner has spent a lot of time thinking about (and taking) naps. What follows is his experience learning to master 20 minute power naps even though he…, How I Mastered the Power Nap – naps – Lifehacker, http://lifehacker.com/5501942/how-i-mastered-the-power-nap?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+lifehacker%2Ffull+%28Lifehacker%29, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places | Smithsonian

What I am reading: On a Sunday night in May 1935, Victor Lustig was strolling down Broadway on New York’s Upper West Side. At first, the Secret Service agents couldn’t be sure it…, History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places | Smithsonian, http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ist/?next=%2Fhistory%2Fthe-smoothest-con-man-that-ever-lived-29861908%2F, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Scientists Warn of Perilous Climate Shift Within Decades, Not Centuries

What I am reading: A massive boulder on a coastal ridge in North Eleuthera, the Bahamas. A new research paper claims it was most likely moved there by powerful storms during the…, Scientists Warn of Perilous Climate Shift Within Decades, Not Centuries, http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/23/science/global-warming-sea-level-carbon-dioxide-emissions.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How do you automate a law practice? Here are some practical tips

What I am reading: ABA Techshow Mar 17, 2016, 01:20 pm CDT John Mayer, executive director of the Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction. Photo by Wayne Slezak. Lawyers…, How do you automate a law practice? Here are some practical tips, http://www.abajournal.com/mobile/article/how_do_you_automate_a_law_practice_here_are_some_practical_tips/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

A Watch Master at Work – NYTimes.com

What I am reading: LE SOLLIAT, Switzerland — It is extremely difficult to get a watch made by Philippe Dufour, whom peers often refer to as a “living legend” or “the pope of…, A Watch Master at Work – NYTimes.com, http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/18/fashion/watches-philippe-dufour.html?nytmobile=0, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,