- 52 things I learned in 2019 Fascinating: by Tom Whitwell.
- ‘Distracted walking’: Should it be made illegal? Yes! Smombies are a danger to themselves and others.
- The Internet Archive Is Making Wikipedia More Reliable Wow! Thanks to a new initiative by the Internet Archive, you can click the name of a cited book and see a two-page preview of the work, so long as the citation specifies a page number. You can also borrow a digital copy of the book, so long as no else has checked it out, for two weeks—much the same way you’d borrow a book from your local library. Wikipedia was one of the great ideas of the 20th century. So was the Internet Archive. Now they’re joining forces. Which is why I donate regularly to support Wikipedia. You?
“Victories no longer assume the form that they are expected to assume or that they had assumed in the past. If victory has historically been associated with the defeat of the adversary in a climactic pitched battle, this vision is now a relic from a bygone era. This is not how wars end in the 21st century.”