2016-02-22 2 min read



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  • Gothamist published a good, long interview with Robert Caro about his work studying Robert Moses' and LBJ's political power. I've said this before, but I *really* recommend reading The Power Broker.
  • A bunch of physical kilogram standards are, over the next weeks, converging in Paris to test the redefinition of that basic unit in such a way that it's fixed to the Planck constant.
  • An ode to industrial supply catalogs.
  • A history of the shopping cart.

Stuff that doesn't fit into my dumb/arbitrary categories.


Photos of the World Trade Center under construction.
(Thanks, Dan!)

Love, Spencer.

p.s. - We should be better friends. Send me a note - coffee's on me :)

Spencer Wright
Spencer Wright
Spencer Wright is the (mostly accidental) founder of Scope of Work, which he started writing (as The Prepared) in 2013. Today he serves as its editor-in-chief and chief dilettante.
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