Links, 03jan2021

Robin Williams’s widow: ‘There were so many misunderstandings about what had happened to him’, via The Guardian.

“To read the file was to see the basic virtues of twentieth-century corporate life (exactitude, determination, careful record keeping) repurposed in service of a mania”: The Real Republican Radicals, via The New Yorker.

William Gibson: ‘I read Naked Lunch when it was still quasi-illicit’ | William Gibson | The Guardian, via The Guardian.

“But most of the projects that move the needle in my career — working on a research paper, writing a major article — never get discretized into bite-size actions on a list. I instead treat them with the level of intention that their formidable difficulty deserves”: Projects vs. Tasks: A Critical Distinction in Productive Scheduling, via Cal Newport.

All 10 living former defense secretaries: Involving the military in election disputes would cross into dangerous territory, via The Washington Post.

Tyler W. Weaver @twweaver