Short story: A Piece of Cake, from The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More. Recommended.
Poem: ChicagoEpithalamion by Dan Howell, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from January 2017. Highly Recommended.
Essay: Machine Intelligence by Lisa Jardine, listened to on the BBC’s A Point of View podcast, from October 2013. Highly Recommended.