Are you ready for some Superbowl? As always it seems so long from December to the Superbowl, and thoughts of football have already left my head. And who should I root for? I usually root for the West Coast, or the NFC, but the 49ers? Argh.
Games to play ... Obduction! From Cyan, billed as a spiritual successor to Myst and Riven. Okay, I'll try it. I'm not much of a gamer, but I do like the puzzly-a-la-Myst kind.
Books to read ... A Truck Full of Money. From Tracy Kidder. "A perfectly executed, exquisitely reported parable of the Internet age and the wild, mad adventure that is start-up culture." Okay, then.
Edward Snowden: "The problem of fake news isn't solved by hoping for a referee but rather because we as participants, we as citizens, we as users of these services help each other. The answer to bad speech is not censorship. The answer to bad speech is more speech." Amen.
I saved this so I could link it for you: a wide-ranging interview with Peter Thiel. I had the privilege of working for Peter for while, back at PayPal, when he was still just Peter. He was smart then and smarter now.
From Eric Raymond: Three reasons to believe the Wuhan virus is a bioweapon.
Onward to tomorrow... hope you have a Super day!