Weekend Reading CCXXV

by uber

Transit and Peering: How your requests reach GitHub

There are vast amounts of complexity hidden behind the rotations of the spinner in your browser’s UI


Why no-one can prevent Elon Musk from dwarfing the airline industry

Hyperloop or not, the data about how airlines make money is instructive.


George Saunders on How to Tell a Story

The speaker recently won the Man Booker for his debut novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.

The [ill-fated] Antarctic Snow Cruiser