Danny Yee

Pathologically Polymathic (Blog)

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

Last update: 28 August 2015 (RSS, twitter, Facebook)

Python overtakes French as the most popular language in UK primary schools - InformationAge [via Mertz]
Reductionism in Economics: Causality and Intentionality in the Microfoundations of Macroeconomics - SSRN [via Cosma]
it's going to be easy to lose your Australian citizenship - NewMatilda
spiders capable of controlled-gliding found - Smithsonian
the Crown Princess of the Netherlands on her first school run - Twitter
gutting the UK's bus network is an attack on the poorest and most vulnerable - Guardian
universities pressure staff to pass incompetent students - Telegraph
a broader look at the Pope's Laudato Si' encyclical - NYROB
how cycling infrastructure enables the elderly and disabled - Streets
use engineering and design to enforce speed limits, not policing - AsEasyAsRiding
"tend-and-befriend" rather than "fight-or-flight" - PubMed - full PDF
Nature story about use of p-values got their definition wrong! (see "clarification" at end) - Nature
Dutch cities introduce an unconditional basic income - CityLab
(or at least get rid of the paperwork for social assistance)
facing up to the reality of Israeli apartheid - Haaretz
"I want to know, I want to know, I want to know why" - BostonGlobe
ever wanted to run an Oxford college? - SecretGames
the myth of absent black fathers - Kos
Dublin's cycling infrastructure is a step in the right direction - CycleSprog
a followup on our NCT parents' group - Oxford Blog
the problems with African development statistics - DevelopmentDrums [via GivingWhatWeCan]
octopuses have large genomes with unusual structures - Nature
"autistic people have always been here, whether diagnosed or not" - Discover
cycling as everyday transport - City Cycling [my review]
Writing and Literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese [my review]
Helen and I visit Oxford's Story Museum - Oxford Blog [@TheStoryMuseum]
ginseng and the Jesuits - BeyondRicci
thirty new bacterial phyla - Quanta
the Indian government hates Greenpeace - Guardian
a 15th pentagonal tile has been discovered - Guardian
myths about migrants to Europe and the UK - Guardian
the Swedish Church is adapting and surviving - ChurchTimes
Australia has indefinite copyright for unpublished works - SMH
200 years of illustrating the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm - BrainPickings
"front bottom", vulva, or "snippa"? - Guardian
the freedom a bicycle brings - AliceWriting
an introduction to outcast revolutionary Victor Serge - Atlantic
don't spend a fortune on fancy "shared space" designs, just remove the motor traffic - @AsEasyAsRiding
simplying the India-Bangladesh border - WP
"Dahala Khagrabari was part of India, surrounded by a Bangladeshi enclave, which was surrounded by an Indian enclave, which was surrounded by Bangladesh"
"Our Comrade the Electron": technology and politics (and Lev Sergeyevich Termen) - IdleWords
a garden metaphor for handling migrants - CommentIsFree [via @beztweets]

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