Tuesday 6 February 2018


city mouse, country mouse: sociable chat bots reinforce linguistic theory that a bigger population of speakers simplifies grammar

anakongda: a fun text adventure from Neil Cicerga, via Waxy

night flight: Dรผsseldorfer Jakob Wagner takes us on a tour of nocturnal urban environments across the globe, via Twisted Sifter

silver bells and cockle shells: browsing seed catalogues with Lambert Strether

astray in a wood: Dante’s Nine Circles of Hell for semantic trespasses

park life: a photographer in Kiev documents a decade of a bench’s service to the community

inebriated narration: a drunk history lesson on rocketry pioneer and notable occultist Jack Parsons