Weekend Required Reading

1. Canadian officials warn drivers not to let moose lick their cars. Damn I love Canada.

2. When Sharks Turned Up at Their Beach, They Called in Drones. 

“The pilot monitors a video feed in real time, noting any sharks, and then sends a text to the 36 people who have signed up to get alerts — a group that includes lifeguards, surf camp instructors and beachside homeowners.”

3. Sports Technology Buyers Guide: Winter 2020-2021

4. John Gruber really doesn’t like Mark Zuckerberg

5A. Trump Had Less of an Impact on the World Than You Might Think. Well that’s good news.

5B. GM quits Trump lawsuit against California auto emissions rules. If you listen closely, you can hear Mother Earth breathe a sigh of relief.

6. Your Brain Is Not For Thinking. “Everything that it conjures, from thoughts to emotions to dreams, is in the service of body budgeting.”  

“If you feel weary from the pandemic and you’re battling a lack of motivation, consider your situation from a body-budgeting perspective. Your burden may feel lighter if you understand your discomfort as something physical. When an unpleasant thought pops into your head, like ‘I can’t take this craziness anymore,’ ask yourself body-budgeting questions. ‘Did I get enough sleep last night? Am I dehydrated? Should I take a walk? Call a friend? Because I could use a deposit or two in my body budget.'”

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