This Week's Reading

Articles

How Google speeds up mobile search using careful prefetch strategies.

Better ways of guiding combat space pilots to the ground. 

An in depth analysis of the typography of Alien

An idea that's been floating around for years, but seems to be getting better articulated: that life is an adaptation to energy flow to improve its distribution.

Books

I picked up a copy of In Praise Of Slow by Carl Honore. Ironically I haven't had much time to read it yet, but nonetheless I'm finding the Slow movement ever more appealing. W