Here are 10 things I thought were worth sharing this week:
After reading Sam Anderson’s profile of Laurie Anderson, I went on a Laurie Anderson podcast binge. (These Studio 360 and Design Mattersepisodes are good.) On the BBC’s A Good Read podcast she recommended Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, a book I hadn’t read since I was a teenager. I picked it up again, and so far, it is better than I remembered.
Clive Thompson on what he learned about his writing by seeing only the punctuation.
Damon Krukowski on his love for streaming radio. I love Radio Garden, too, and even use it to listen to my local stations. (Here’s my friend Rob Walker on hearing Laurie Anderson on the radio when he was a young kid in Texas.)
I never think I’m that interested in artificial intelligence until I start writing about it.
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