… the capitalist engine is first and last an engine of mass production which unavoidably means also production for the masses, whereas, climbing upward in… Read More »Schumpeter on who gains from mass production
The Feynman Lectures on Physics are available online courtesy of Caltech. Here’s an elegant description of probability in the real world: See also: Who Says?Decisions… Read More »Richard Feynman on probability fluctuations
Williscroft outlines his process for running a good quality (online) event or meetup, giving detailed examples and explaining his reasoning. Sample below. Recommended. I’m a… Read More »Recommendation: Jason Williscroft on how to run an event that doesn’t suck
… and the impossibility of equality. This is an interesting little study on the origins of individuality, diversity, and inequality (in fish). Recommended. Behavioral individuality… Read More »Fish Forks: behavioural individuality among genetically identical fish…
I’ve found the “Basics” series of podcasts from Manager Tools really helpful. You might too. I’ve got to the end of the episodes on Feedback… Read More »Recommendation: The Manager Tools Trinity
Motorcycle production figures [for Japan] before 1930 are not available, but in that year a total of 1,350 were made in Japan. The 2,000 mark… Read More »Amazing Japanese motorcycle production figures
The work of nonprofits gets framed in different ways, but fundamentally they all address a lack of something.* This might be a lack of resources… Read More »What does your program (try to) compensate for?
KING HENRY V (unrecognised): …methinks I could not die any where so contented as in the king’s company; his cause being just and his quarrel… Read More »Recommendation: Paul Fussell (and Shakespeare) on Real War