Notes and observations from a lifelong pursuit of learning.
Articles & Podcasts of Note (Week of 12/02/2019)
The Age of Mega-Identity Politics (vox.com): Ezra Klein interviews Professor Lilliana Mason who has researched the timely topics of partisan identity, partisan bias, social sorting and social polarization.
Dolly Parton’s America (wnycstudios.org): Podcast hosted by Had Abumrad (Radiolab): 9-part podcast series that takes you deep into the Dollyverse and the heart of the American experience.
I Ditched Google for DuckDuckGo. Here’s Why You Should Too (wired.com): “Once you realize most things you search for online are boring and obvious, you realize you don't really need Google in your life.” Been considering reducing my Google footprint recently, so I appreciate others sharing their experiences.
The Plaintext Project (plaintextproject.online): Interesting website about using plain text in your daily personal and work life. I can appreciate the move towards simpler digital tooling and this is a solid attempt at that.
Scott Adams: Avoiding Loserthink (fs.blog): Interview from the Knowledge Project podcast. Topics covered include persuasion psychology and seeing the world through different disciplinary lenses.