Noise

I am a compulsive podcast listener. Lately I’ve been binge listening to What You’re Wrong About, where two journalists “circle back to an event, person or trend that’s been misremembered in the public imagination.” It’s really well done but also very depressing. Previous topics have included the Satanic Panic, Stranger Danger and Jeffery Dahmer.  But … [Read more…]

Behind The Scenes

A week or so ago, I watched this video from New York Magazine of Claire Saffitz. She’s a pastry chef at Bon Appetite and stars in the Gourmet Makes series, where she tries to recreate different types of junk food.  I love the series because I love the food science behind it, but until I … [Read more…]

Productivity

Last week was busy. First off to the International Court of Justice to cover a case between Ukraine and Russia. Then a lot of phone calls to sort out a summit on creating a tribunal for prosecuting IS fighters. Finally, off to the opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Then back to court. Then working … [Read more…]

Twitter Jubilee

I use Twitter a lot. It’s by far my favorite social networking platform and I am on it, well, constantly. Thankfully, a few years ago, Twitter added in the mute feature (as well as other features, like muting certain words, etc.) So now whenever someone irritates me, rather than being forced to debate if I … [Read more…]