Hi. I hope you’re enjoying your weekend.
Below are a variety of things that crossed my path over the last couple of weeks brought to you from Schloss Krickenbeck, Germany.
Sam Harris in conversation with VR godfather and author Jaron Lanier
When Greeks Flew Kites.
A monthly podcast. Sarah Dunant delves into the past for alternative stories to help frame today’s anxieties.
Listen: 30 mins.
The future of work.
In the near future jobs will be scarce, inequality will be higher and we’ll earn less. Brilliant.
Read: 10 mins
Whether you’re an Uber driver or a YouTube star, your boss is an Ai and (s)he’s probably not the most empathetic in the world.
On Chesil Beach
. A brilliant adaptation of Ian McEwans novel. A tragedy of love gone wrong.
Watch: 1h 30 mins
Dinner for few.
Not a light short. But
An allegorical depiction of our society - during dinner, “the system” feeds the few who foolishly consume all the resources while the rest survive on scraps.
Watch: 10 mins
One of my favourite artists in conversation with actor Russell Tovey. Rose Wylie c/o David Zwirner.
That’s it. Any suggestions, as always, please email me.