Font Detectives, Diffusion, and a History of Breakfast: Lux Recommends #182

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May 24 · 2 min read

Welcome to Lux Recommends #182, this week’s edition of what we at Lux are reading and thinking about. Note that we’re off next week but back the following week (want to receive this by email? Sign up here).

Articles

: “Americans eat a narrower variety of foods for breakfast than anyone else. It doesn’t have to be this way.” — Sam

: “For typography experts like Thomas Phinney, the history of the printed word is crucial to weeding out fraud.” — Sam

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: “In the spirit of software design patterns, here are some examples of design patterns for academic research, especially in engineering and technology-related fields.” — Sam

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: “The newly identified fungus is about 600 million years older than any other fungi in the fossil record.” — Adam K

: A fantastic interactive essay for thinking about network science and diffusion. — Sam

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And Sam

Books

by Ted Chiang: A new collection of short stories from the author of the story that was the basis for . A wonderful collection. — Sam

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