The college-age kid wearing an LED holiday sweater and rollerblades at the airport.
The TSA agents at checkpoint 7A seeming happy.
The flight attendants on Alaska 1201 seeming sad.
The googly eyes that someone had put on the Alaska Air Eskimo logo at the gate.
Miriam Posner’s article in Logic Magazine about why global supply chains are so opaque (and why that shouldn’t excuse Fortune 500 companies from making them transparent).
The searchable database of over 200,000 Japanese woodcut prints at ukiyo-e.org (via Kleon).
Wondering how anti-discrimination laws work in the film casting industry.
Scott Walker’s infuriating lack of integrity in limiting the Wisconsin governorship before his successor, Tony Evers, takes office.
On one hand, it’s within his mandate to impose those limits because he’s still the governor and his will is still, for a little longer, the expression of the people. But on the other, more reasonable hand, it’s a disrespect to voters and to the process because it subverts a more recent expression of their will.
Getting excited about the Robinhood app’s checking and savings bank accounts with 3% interest until the president of the SIPC said that those accounts weren’t insured and that Robinhood never even called the SIPC. (They had been advertising the accounts with SIPC insurance.)
Our super nice Lyft driver who was a former informant for the US military in Afghanistan and who moved from there because people knew he was an informant for the US military.
Him wistfully recollecting about his US soldier friend who had given him a pair of Air Jordans.
Talking about Brazilian punk music and Caetano Veloso with another one of the sweetest Lyft drivers of all time, Silvio.
Him showing me a Voice Memos recording of him and his ex-girlfriend singing a song he wrote, which I pessimistically expected to be kinda bad but which was very beautiful.