thinking

The Coolest Thing Today

Happy Super Bowl Sunday! Take a five-minute break from the halftime show to do the coolest thing ever: learning about relativity!




Credit Due

If you’ve taken the time to read through my 100,000 Tips, you likely understand that there is an inherent value in providing meaningful and straightforward information to readers. With that said, this tech guy’s Useful Mental Models¬†deserves an honorable mention. Even though I’ve¬†expressed many of the ideas, there is a pleasant addition the ideas provide when abstracted from a direct context.

Engineering is the practical application of science, and though I’m currently at a loss of words to describe the practical application of philosophy, that page demonstrates a great starting point on how to think more effectively.

From here on out I’m going to have posts about other folks’ fine work. The internet is filled with brilliant and wonderful thoughts that can make the world an overall better place to live in, so I’ll avoid muddying it with thoughts that aren’t of the purest and highest concentration of quality to give others a chance to experience ideas in the natural way they should progress.

Today’s piece comes from the venerable Cory Doctorow here, and he expresses how absurdly separated DRM has become from copyright protection. It’s a compelling read, but put aside at least 15 minutes for it.