1)Robin Hanson on shyness. This has never worked for me. In fact, I get tripped up into thinking that I share something special with extrovert friends and then realizing I don't at all. But YMMV.
2)I also wrote everything down in law school. I can't try to take notes selectively. Otherwise, I'd lose focus all too easily.
3)I really want to read Stuart Buck's new book titled "Acting White: The Ironic Legacy of Desegregation." Here's an intriguing review by John McWhorter.
4)A long and thoughtful response to two of my previous posts.