Saturday Links

  • “In the end I ran, I jumped, I did not die, and I now think of the incident fondly for providing me with two of my favorite bits of advice this year: “just jump” and “don’t stop running.”” From a beautiful essay on risk-taking and how to shut off the voice in your head that says “DON’T!” For obvious reasons, it resonated with me
  • Great advice from Channa Joffe-Walt (of Planet Money fame) on how to keep the audience engaged during particularly wonky stories. The gist: signpost constantly and find/create characters. If you are in a position where you have to explain complex things often, it’s a must-read, in my opinion
  • Fantastic version of “Mr. Blue” by the Busman’s Holiday, a band that Radiolab featured at the end of their excellent show on Colors

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