Things I read last week… (WB 26 April 2021)
How companies tend to lose their technological edge.
Using a neural network to calculate stresses and strains on materials.
A theory of how developers seek information.
Some cool animations on how an internal combustion engine works.
What makes a classic? A computational study of readers criticism.
History of techno. [YouTube]
What makes music universal.
The future of reasoning. [YouTube]
The Guardian long-read on free will.
‘Frenssh’ as it was ‘spak’ in medieval England.