Danny Yee

Pathologically Polymathic (Blog)

Web pages I've been reading (and some web pages I've created)

Last update: 14 July 2019 (RSS, twitter, Facebook)

analysis by US Congressional Budget Office shows a minimum wage increase would be clearly beneficial - CommonDreams
Utrecht as a model cycling city - CityLab [video]
plans to put urban forests into Paris - CityLab
a classic murder mystery with a political-legal twist - An English Murder [my review]
The Lion King gets pride social dynamics all wrong - Natonal Geographic
how much time English primary schools spend on different subjects - MichaelT
an illustrated explanation of "tend and befriend" - WeeklyScribble - and for my experience
forget gyms or training programs: design cities for walking and cycling and public transport - Quartz
The Diversity of a Narrative Tradition in South Asia - Many Ramayanas [my review]
transport activism is climate activism: the UK has to constrain flying and driving to meet carbon targets - FOE
some thoughts on the proof of the weak (ternary) Goldbach conjecture - StackExchange [via @Phaseit]
teaching the humanities in primary schools - Oxford Blog
isolation or integration? the realities of a post-Brexit UK-EU trade agreement - ECIPE
"We can choose different degrees of integration. Or isolation. What we still cannot have is the perfect relationship that only we would design and everyone else agree. We still await our political debate catching up with this reality."
Chinese "Silent Traveller" writer gets a blue plaque in Oxford - Guardian
the actual effects of no-deal tariffs on UK-EU27 trade - ExplainTrade
"only 18% of the EU's exports face the prospect of tariffs, compared to 51% of UK exports"
third-born children don't deserve adequate food or housing - Guardian
Jakarta is sinking towards disaster - ABC
improving Oxford's Botley Rd: my response for OLS - Oxfordshire Liveable Streets
Singapore abolishes student rankings in schools - CNR
serendipitous fun: Georgian script and random graphs - Oxford Blog
Lake Eyre in flood - ABC
Hong Kong protests against new extradition law continue - Guardian
Python's standard library needs to go on a diet - TwistedMatrix
the "I want an omelette" metaphor for Brexit - GaryBainbridge
conquer and divide: spatial visualisation of fifty two years of Israeli occupation - B'Tselem
Vancouver realises that AAA-quality cycling infrastructure matters - Fast
Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean World - Agents of Empire [my review]
take a conservative approach to climate change: uncertainty is an argument for action, not against - Guardian
children's book update: reading at six and a half - Wandering Danny
How a Continent Became a Union - The Passage to Europe [my review]
the lawyer as political actor - Waiting For Tax [via @JolyonMaugham]
the economics of immigration: an overview - Contexts
multidecadal ocean oscillations are only a minor contributing factor to global mean surface temperature evolution over the last 500 years - RealClimate
socialism for the rich: inequality begets inequality - Guardian
how the far-right uses fake news to whip up anti-migrant hate - @fasterthanlime
something to read before voting for a Brexit with US food standards - Twitter
some great ideas on land policy, but can we get the Labour Party to back them? - Land For the Many
an exploration of the nature of mathematical proof: "enhancing" Wiles' proof of Fermat's Last Theorem - Quanta
Amsterdam is removing 10,000 parking spaces - Vimeo
but they are doing this after first reducing how much those cars are used
in Germany new motorways are still being pushed through established urban areas - Guardian

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