The Guardian: “‘People in their 40s were crying’: the sad final days of New York's coolest record store”
Remembering one of my favorite NYC record stores.
NY Times: “Spare a Thought for the Indies”
Indie bookstores and how they’re coping with the pandemic, illustrated by Bob Eckstein
Dave Rupert: “Technical debt as a lack of understanding”
Metaphors for technical complexity and refactoring.
The New Yorker: “How to Misread Jane Austen”
Louis Menand on interpreting the politics of Jane Austen and her work.
Marius Masalar: “iPhone 11 Camera Retrospective”
Marius Masalar reflects on a year spent shooting with an iPhone 11.
The Guardian: “Big oil’s answer to melting Arctic: cooling the ground so it can keep drilling”
Lighting fires as the world burns.
NPR: “How Big Oil Misled The Public Into Believing Plastic Would Be Recycled”
We’ve been recycling plastic for nothing.
Mandy Brown: “The case for rereading”
A meditation on how books rewire our brains and give us shelter so we can flourish.