We lost so many brilliant people in 2016. It's almost unbelievable. This year has been so long and brutal that I entirely forgot that Muhammed Ali died in this calendar year.
Here is a touching piece by the NY Times memorializing a few of the lives of the departed. It only scratches the surface as to the kinds of brilliant minds we've lost in 2016, but it's a good place to start.
Here's to 2017 having much shorter in remembrance pieces.