Notebook

Notebook

This category is stuff that I come across in stuff I read, or watch, or listen to, and don’t want to forget. It’s also a record of thoughts that make up my head noise.
Sep
01
Fake Art?

Fake Art?

I saw this in the NYTimes Morning Newsletter: What happens to works of art that turn out to be fake?
1 min read
Aug
03
Expanded NOT Expedited

Expanded NOT Expedited

The Skimm reports: Yesterday, the State Dept said its expanding eligibility for Afghans seeking US refugee status. The new pathway
1 min read
Aug
03
More Satellites (more CO2...)

More Satellites (more CO2...)

Following up what I posted here about less business travel, Bryan Walsh writes Competition among commercial space companies, including SpaceX
1 min read
Aug
02
In Myanmar

In Myanmar

The Daily Skimm email newsletter reports that in Myanmar, [M]ilitary leader Gen. Min Aung Hlaing said 'hi, I'm prime
1 min read
Aug
02
The jouissance of not 996?

The jouissance of not 996?

From the NYTimes The Morning email newsletter: To understand work culture in China, start with a number: 996.China’s
1 min read
Jul
19

Living in the Jackpot

The Skimm daily news digest has had some serious Jackpot vibes going on as of late. Here is one of
1 min read
Jul
12
// The Jouissance of Anxiety & Depression

// The Jouissance of Anxiety & Depression

This morning I woke up at about 5:40 am when my five-month-old decided it was time to be awake.
2 min read
Jul
04
The Jouissance of Tangping

The Jouissance of Tangping

Following up on something I posted yesterday, the NYTimes reports: (Note- The linked article is behind the pay walk.) Five
1 min read
Jul
03
How does the CCP respond to the jouissance of slacking?

How does the CCP respond to the jouissance of slacking?

From the Axios AM/PM newsletter today: Rejecting China's work culture, some young people are embracing a loafing movement that
1 min read
Jun
24
Its getting hot

Its getting hot

For the Living in the Jackpot section of an upcoming newsletter. From the NYtimes The Morning email newsletter In Arizona
1 min read