2024-01-25 Links

Daily Reads:

Part way through an episode on Farnam Street The Knowledge Projectpodcast with Tom Gaynor. I stopped midway through, when I found myself considering how some people are able to reconcile their own long term interests with short term gains for others. They riff on Charlie Munger, with this conversation happening the day after Munger died.

I continue my battle against clutter and pens and paper, and more small victories today. There’s still more to fight through, and most of the fight is internal – it is hard to part with stuff even when I know I will likely never use it. Ever. Does that make me a hoarder too? 🤔


Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one’s mind.
– William Somerset Maugham


A lot of live music today: A three-day long music camp culminated in a 2 hour long concert this evening by the kids, accompanied by the 121-year old, longest continuing band in Australia – the NSW Police Band. The whole thing was sensational.