Excellent critical essay on Wittgenstein, his philosophy and his life. A new, longitudinal, study suggests that chocolate consumption is associated with better cognitive function. The American philosopher Hilary Putnam has passed away aged 89. A new replication study calls into question the ego depletion effect, the idea that willpower is a limited resource. I, too, try not to be pedantic about conditionals. How Snapchat built a business. Three researchers attempt to bring some rigor to the math of melody. The 2016 Abel Prize goes to Andrew Wiles. And two great quotes by David Lynch and Umberto Eco.
Orkestra Obsolete play Blue Monday using 1930s instruments, incl. a diddley bow, harmonium, zither and theramin.