Here we go for the first edition of citizen428.reads. I haven’t settled on a schedule yet, but the first day of the 2020s seemed like a good occasion to start something new.
When bottom lines matter more than safety, things are bound to go wrong.
Octopuses (not “octopi”) are some of my favorite animals. Very intelligent, but in a form that’s utterly alien to us. If you get a chance, I also recommend watching “The Octopus in My House” by the BBC.
CircleCI’s director of engineering on promoting inclusion and positivity in hiring software developers.
You may be surprised to learn that they are the Thai Baht and Israeli Shekel.
Let’s hope that the 2020s see the pendulum swing back the other way.
The testimony of an Uyghur woman who was detained and tortured in China was turned into a comic by a Japanese artist.
Interesting Twitter account. To quote the bio: “Live tweeting the history of the Earth, if it were compressed into one year”. Just started over today, so an excellent time to follow.
That’s a wrap for this week, please share this newsletter with some friends if you find it interesting.
Have an excellent 2020,