Here are a few things I’ve enjoyed reading and listening to. Hopefully you’ll like them, too.
- WIPP: How to warn people 10000 years from now about radioactive waste.
- Sylvia Jacobson: Was confined to a skyjacked plane for a week, and wrote a paper about it.
- Ken Liu: State Change (short story).
- 129 Cars: This American Life (WBEZ Chicago) spends a month at a car dealership.
- Passing Ships: A song by a British light rock group called the Swimming Tapes.
- The Glass Room: A digital art exhibit by Mozilla, focused on examining issues of data and privacy.
- Panopticlick: An EFF tool that lets you see how “unique” your browser’s fingerprint is.
- Tor: An easy-to-use version of Firefox that effectively anonymizes your internet traffic.
- William Stein: On his experience trying (and failing) to build Sage in academia. He’s now started a successful company for it.