More of a traditional (if that’s the word) newsletter this time. Lots to read, so little time! I believe, perhaps naively, that this is the best collection of reading I’ve put together to date. Don’t skip anything…
- I made a couple of videos recently: The Truth About Paper Cups and The Best Coffee in Dublin. As an update to the first one, it seems the UK government has rejected the “latte levy”. On one hand, this is good but their response is really just an abdication of responsibility and a decision to do nothing. That’s not ok.
- YouTube, the Great Radicalizer. Another fantastic piece from Zeynep Tufekci. Proof that machine learning takes you to a very stupid and dangerous place if you imbue that machine with the flaws of human thinking. YouTube has quietly become immensely influential with endless unintended consequences.
OK, just one few more
I know (from your complaints) that I sometimes send too many links. Allow me just a final indulgence: