What I've been reading lately:
- Marginal Revolution: Markets in
- Ziploc bags that deter people from stealing your sandwich by making it look like it's moldy. Genius.
- The Making of an Expert - Harvard Business Review - Extensive research shows that expert performance is not inborn, it's something you build. The ingredients: intensive practice, study with devoted teachers/coaches, and enthusiastic family support. Do all those for about ten years, and you can perform at the expert level. Via Penelope Trunk's blog, which is also highly recommended.
- Top 10 tips to a new django developer - 0 &
- Good tips for Django developers. I feel good that I'm doing most of them already, though I think I ought to get more comfortable with Pinax.
- Ham & Wonder - Pathfinding - Good cartoon example of the "garden path" effect in some sentences. Via Language Log.
- How important is physical attractiveness to a happy
- Attention attractive single women: You will be happier with an ugly husband than an attractive one.