- An Ending – George R.R. Martin
RRM reminisces on 10 years of and the conclusion of Game of Thrones on HBO.
- Joining Intel – Riva Tez
Riva on joining intel and why action > words.
- The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet – Yancey Strickler
Are we retreating to private communities, away from public platforms? Yancey thinks so: In response to the ads, the tracking, the trolling, the hype, and other predatory behaviors, we’re retreating to our dark forests of the internet, and away from the mainstream.
- The Uncomfortable Western Exceptionalism of René Girard – Will Martin
An excellent essay on Girard’s biggest ideas and their implications for society
- A Crude Look at the Whole: A Simple Guide to Complexity for National Security Professionals – The Strategy Bridge
Complexity concepts applied to geopolitics and matters of national/international security
- The Uruk Machine – Lou Keep
A summary of the Uruk series’ foundational concepts
- That’s Amore – Lou Keep
Narcissism and understanding culture wars