I’d mostly really appreciate it. If you enjoy ramblings about tech, finance, aviation, and chess, with other random threads sprinkled here and there this might suit your inbox.
I’ve linked some curated pieces below so one can get a taste of what to expect:
How to Hack Hotel Wifi & The Proof is in the Pudding: Probability, Math
The Plight of the Intelligently Stupid: Philosophy, Economics, Finance
Opening a Restaurant at the Worst Possible Time: Five-part Series
Diving & Death and The Midget Fight: Travels
A Meditation on Inebriation: Chess
90 Days of Spring: Film Analysis
Always Be Closing: Consulting
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Why ‘Old Fashioned’?
Muddle the sugar cube and bitters with one bar spoon of water at the bottom of a chilled rocks glass. (If using simple syrup, combine bitters and one bar spoon of syrup.) Add rye or bourbon. Stir.
Add one large ice cube or three or four smaller cubes. Stir until chilled and properly diluted, about 30 seconds. Slip orange twist on the side of the cube.
— From NYTimes Cooking
One of my all-time favorites and I’m currently in the process of flying around the world trying to find the best cocktail. Still searching.