Weekend Reading & Selected Links

Happy weekend! Here are some links to things I've been reading or watching that you might also enjoy:

1. 'Inside the race to master supersonic air travel', a recent article in The Washington Post.

2. 'Working notes on the role of vision papers in basic science', some recent notes by Michael Nielsen.

3. Australia's Scott Cowdell explains René Girard's mimetic theory and interpretation of Christianity.

4. 'Notes on Effective Altruism', a newly-published and thoughtful critique of EA by Michael Nielsen.

5. Elon Musk on remote work.

6. 'Miasmas, mental models and preventive public health: some philosophical reflections on science in the COVID-19 pandemic', a 2021 article by Trisha Greenhalgh. Via David Deutsch.

7. Henry George's funeral, and its coverage by The New York Times, in 1897.

Have a great weekend,