Daily Reads 10/3

Daily reads for 10/2/2013

Too many articles on the Silk Road bust, but it is fascinating…

Reads for the Week 9/9 – 9/14 (part 1)

After a week where I had some trouble finding the time to do daily posts, I’ve automated part of the process so hopefully next week these will be more regular. This part 1 of what I read this week is mainly the gaming and computing news I’ve read. Articles are roughly in order of interest for easy skimming. Expect part 2 later today with more general articles.

Reads for 9/5 & 9/6

Life got in the way of updating, so here’s a slightly longer list of readings from the past several days. In no particular order…

Recipe of the day: Green Onion Manicotti

More Than 800,000 Scientific Papers In One Beautiful Infographic

Reads for 9/4/2013

Here’s what I’ve been reading today:



  • Cow Tipping: Fake or Really Fake? – A good link to keep handy next time the topic comes up. Nothing I wasn’t already aware of, so could probably have skipped reading it. 
  • Corporate Personhood: Why It’s Awesome – The law around “Corporate Personhood” is very interesting and nuanced and not easily reduced. 
  • Straight  UpA brief history of how Johnnie Walker grew to be such a global brand. Interesting aspect is the ceremonial role it has taken on and positioning in the the developing world. Feel like I want to apply some value judgement here, but it is hard to unpack the complex web at work.

Recipe of the day: Polenta Tart with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Evolution of Bicycles (via I Love Charts)