Things, Week 32, 2023
⬆ From the Screw Project
Hi, I have some links for your Friday.
Dusking is a " ...verb stemming from a time when people preferred to leave the lights off as long as possible and wait for darkness in the early evening. It was a way to save energy but also, most importantly, a communal end to the day. A tiny rite of passage in which work was released and rest began."
"Turns out there’s actually data that suggests being an age that ends in nine—29, 39, 49, 59, etc. — may lead us to do things we are less likely to do at other ages." Quote from here, but I learned about the concept from Hidden Brain.
Filing the website for the JUDD library under sites I like. Click a shelf in the diagram and see a photo of the books on that shelf.
What it's like travelling cross country by train.
"Cultivate small, sturdy networks of affinity and interest. Connect them to each other. Keep them lit." From Robin Sloane by way of Russell Davies.
Here is to keeping this little newsletter lit. I hope you have a peaceful weekend.
Until next time!