Regarding Laplace and his demon and the possibility of determinism, these items from the past week:

1. [On the Shoulders of Laplace](https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031920121000510)

1. [BBC podcast on Laplace](https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL3d3dy5yc3NtaXguY29tL3UvODMyMjkzNi9yc3MueG1s/episode/dXJuOmJiYzpwb2RjYXN0Om0wMDB0d2dq?ep=14)