Prediction: Disney will lead the charge in mainstream entertainment abandoning the cinema. Cinema will go the way of vinyl: fewer of them, but focused more on independent productions.

Recent interestingness: 61 kinds of cognitive bias, using sting rays to map the ocean floor, and what different cultures can teach about boredom… pinboard.in/u:anticontent/t:in

The orange menace 

This may be the darkest thing I’ve read on what I’ll laughably call “the Trump administration” to date. Fucking. Hell. bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada

“When the young [Ralph] Vaughan Williams asked his mother about Darwin's [then] controversial book On the Origin of Species, she answered, "The Bible says that God made the world in six days. Great Uncle Charles thinks it took longer: but we need not worry about it, for it is equally wonderful either way".
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_

Fuck casual “I don’t like” Gdoc comments. I have a reason I wrote it that way. Have a reason to change it. I’ve been doing this a while. Hugely appreciative of thoughtful, constructive and reasoned critical feedback. But spare me your fucking wafty reckons.

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I'm now a Contributing Editor at Damn Interesting. My first short-form curio is 'The Trouble With Triples' damninteresting.com/curio/the-

I feel sick for George Russell. Excellent driving; terrible luck. Burgled.

Recent loveliness: beavers of Exmoor, handwritten notes by Darwin, and a touching piece on Michael J Fox: pinboard.in/u:anticontent/t:lo

Text-only browsers or extensions – desktop and mobile, anyone? Firefox lets you disable images. It’s a start.

One of my favourite bits of internet, every Wednesday evening. Coldcut’s Matt Black jamming on Twitch for a couple of hours: twitch.tv/coldcutofficial

Online shops should have to say up front what couriers they use so you can make informed choices about whether to shop with them. Hermes have dumped a delivery somewhere around a mile from my house.

F1 accident 

Romain Grosjean is a very very lucky boy.

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