I have only just discovered that Hacker News is worth following. Since the feed of stuff I read is Twitter, that would be @newsycombinator. I started going back through the Twitter feed a few hours ago and my brain is sizzling. Note that I am not a coder at all, I'm a Unix sysadmin. Work as any sort of computer person? You should have a look.
I actually got to OB/LW through Hacker News.
It seems we have agreed that open threads will continue but that they will go in the Discussion section, so here's this month's thread.