I am smack in the middle of a really busy period, both at work and at home. It is all "good busy" so I am not complaining. But it does mean that I haven't written a post all week, and I only have a few links for you this week, and no coherent theme for them whatsoever.
Ah well. The glory of this blog is that it is just a hobby so it doesn't really matter if I slack on it! (In fact, I have a post forming in my head about just that- what makes an activity stressful and what makes it stay fun. Maybe I'll find more time to blog next week and tell you all about it.)
Anyway, here are a few links:
Google really needs to do better at recognizing names if it is going to insist that we all use our real names.
This is a really good post about why the people who made fun of Kim Novak at the Oscars should shut up.
And still talking about Kim Novak, I thought Ta-Nehisi Coates generalized the situation beautifully.
A nice post about why venture capital isn't the only path to success for a start up.
And finally, something new for me- a podcast recommendation. I've been listening to podcasts to take the edge off of my commute, and I really enjoyed this one from NPR's Planet Money about mescal and global trade and a little village in Oaxaca.
I have heaps of potentially interesting things in my Twitter favorites- maybe Petunia will have a hard time falling asleep one night next week and I'll catch up.