Thursday, August 14
Stories from Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
- “Story of Your Life”. See also: Tralfamadorians, Dr. Manhattan’s chapter, and the (strong) Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis.
- “Seventy-Two Letters”. A delightful foray into rabbinic golem theory & early naturalists.
- “Liking What You See: A Documentary”. Consult your inner Harrison Bergeron and the manufacture of capitalist desire.
Discussion thread on Goodreads.