Link Log 2020-12-06

On the use of a life

Did Global Warming Play A Significant Role in the Recent Northwest Wildfires?

Just how many people do we need doing that job, anyway?

Why Is Post-COVID China Embracing A Cyberpunk Aesthetic?

No Config for Old Men

Bro Culture, Fitness, Chivalry, and American Identity

Preventing the Collapse of Civilization (Jonathan Blow, 2019)

It is the regular course of world history that great achievements in technology just get completely lost because the civilizations that made those achievements fell or failed to propogate the knowledge into the future. Technology goes backwards all the time.

Without generational transfer of knowledge, civilizations die because the technology those civilizations depends on degrades and fails.

Green Machine