It’s hard to believe, but the final items of furniture have been purchased. We’ve worked our way down the list of necessities and ended up on end-tables and a bench by the front door. I can tell you this much, it feels great not to have to sit on the floor to put on my shoes anymore. Some other organization details: I’m moving some of my technical books into the office once my new Portal bookends arrive so that should hopefully clean out some more space at home.
I owe this blog a ton of content and I promise I’m getting around to it, but there’s a lot going right now that requires balancing so things will come off the backlog whenever they do. Anyway, here are the links:
- A great breakdown of the mechanics of supply-side reforms by Michael Pettis.
- A new wave of cyberattacks hits Russia and Ukraine and spreads to the rest of Europe.
- A skeptic’s view on the sudden popularity of blockchain.
- Snapchat’s new Snap “Map” feature has the potential to change the game for the embattled Social Media upstart.
- NYC’s subway delay problems go deeper than technology; there are simply too many people riding too few trains.
- Automating indoor gardening with Raspberry Pi and killing some green beans along the way.
- China launches a next-generation guided-missile navy destroyer in a bid to modernize its armed forces.