Mike Ashley

18jan2015

January 18, 2015

What Every High School Junior Should Know About Going to College
Perhaps the most straightforward and practical advice I've seen for what to expect from college. The macro-economic view is also interesting.
The Son Also Rises
Adding this to my reading list. Clark shows that social mobility is slower than we think, and every family's socio-economic status will eventually regress to the mean. Genetics dominates whether or not children will be successful and not the wealth of their parents.
SSL Pulse
Survey of SSL implementations of popular web sites. You can submit your own site for immediate scoring.
Gitit
Git-based wiki that uses Pandoc for markup processing and supports plugins written in Haskell for dynamic page rendering.
Smells Like Teen Spirit
Arresting music video of Patti Smith's cover.