2024-01-27 Links

Daily Reads:

Open Culture: How to Use Writing to Sharpen Your Thinking

Numberphile: Phistomefel Ring in All Sudoku Puzzles

Doc Searls: Privacy is Social

Sam Kriss takes apart a book, Elon Musk, and the biographer, Walter Isaacson, and shows how hollow both are. Stellar (pun intended)! It begins with the title: Very Ordinary Men

An Aboriginal technique for filtering water aka making a soak.

A discussion at the World Economic Forum: The Expanding Universe of Generative Models

Practical advice, as usual, from Ness Labs: What are your negative triggers? Her 15 day experiment meditating for 15 minutes, and writing about it resonates strongly too.

Another brilliant video explainer from Nicole van der Hoeven on using Obsidian with Quartz to publish notes online.


“Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.”
– Jim Morrison

"If you want a recipe for unhappiness, spend your time accumulating a lot of money and let your health and relationships deteriorate."
– James Clear

Executive performance coach Julie Gurner on the power of better questions:
"The questions you ask yourself will largely determine the answers you get.
"Why am I not successful?" You’ll get answers that berate you.
"How can I succeed here?" You’ll get answers that push you.
Be deliberate in the questions you ask yourself."


Van Morrison – Live at Real World Studios