Misc things that I have found useful and interesting


Quadratic Voting - Bloomberg

How do you prioritise issues that the majority agree on, but no one is passionate about?

Mental Models - Farnham Street


Uncontrolled - Jim Manzi

How do we know what is effective in policy or business? Experiments (Randomised Field Trials) can tell you. But most institutions are not set up to run RFCs. This is a fascinating read about how we can be more effective at trying new things.

Bad Dictators Handbook

“$BAD_GOVERNMENT has done something bad”. This is a common pattern, but why? Often, it is easy to ascribe malicious intentions to some large institution, but ultimately there are always a group of people.




Jon Calhouns Go Courses

Writing an Interpreter in Go

Writing a Compiler in Go