This David Epstein interview with Olympian Lauren Freshman is a fabulous read.
Name one (or more) people in your local community who you think is influential. Turns out (in America at least), fewer and fewer people can name anyone.
Vibraphonist Gary Burton on improvising a jazz solo, relates it back to storytelling
Tyler Cowen in an absolutely fascinating conversation with Paul Salopek who’s doing a decade long Out of Eden Walk. Also discovered the story a young man in India walking the length of the Ganga river. And this tweet of Paul’s “pragmatic” walking partner in China