2024-01-20 Links

Daily Reads:

Nelson Dellis describes how he memorises a poem. Memory palaces are so helpful, if only I can remember to use the damn things ðŸĪŠ

The Guardian’s visual explainer of how Large Language Models work, for the non-technical person, aka the vast majority of folks.

Simon Wardley: X Marks the Spot. Simon is an exceptional presenter, and this is one of his best explanations of why maps offer context, combining an anchor, position & movement to challenge the executive’s ‘story’. Highly recommended 45 minutes.


On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
– Janis Joplin


It’s the weekend so two for the price of one 😅
Tuba Skinny: Them Things Got Me
John Prine: Far From Me The man’s songwriting and powers of observation were genius. A 3 chord Mark Twain, as someone points out in the comments on that video.