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December 2017

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tilde club: a retro web community - Medium
toasting the ketogenic kool aid - Huffington
how the packaged sandwich took over Britain - Guardian
Gina Miller wants transparency in funds management as well as politics - Bloomberg
iron objects from the Bronze age come from meteorites, not precocious smelting - SciAm
a school lifting up people dumped on by the immigration system - Guardian
the bitcoin bubble and the efficient markets hypothesis - NationalInterest
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler and the Gruffalo - Guardian
a long thread highlighting Transport for London report - @JamesBlurbs
the state of the ABC conjecture and Mochizuki's claimed proof - GaloisRepresentations
teaching reading: the dumbing down of Australian higher education - Guardian
UK decision-making is broken: the world's most expensive power plant - Guardian
With an Anthology of Tang Poetry - Chinese Poetic Writing [my review]
the Royal Society's 2017 Photography Competition: finalists - RoyalSociety
lack of political will means cycling is going nowhere in London - London [PDF]
"The only thing the [UK] government will find between Norway and Canada is the wreck of the Titanic" - Politics
Australia is pushing outdated transport ideas, without consultation and ignorning advice - Conversation
pentagon tiling proof found - Quanta
is requiring kindergarteners to read such a good idea? - WP
we have reading take-off! - OxfordBlog
even if the UK ever negotiates decent FTAs with BRICs, the US, etc. that will offset a small fraction of the losses from leaving the Single Market - Medium
the UK: grinding people down not just into poverty but into destitution - Guardian
what the big Tesla battery in South Australia actually does - RenewEconomy
the origins of the moon: was Theia the mother of Selene? - Quanta
now the US government bans "evidence-based" in CDC budget documents - WP
proper funding for walking and cycling in Manchester? - Guardian
do the difficulties of human birth come from energetics rather than obstetrics? - Atlantic
the UK government needs to listen to sound advice on trade - CAPX
is higher education actually that useful? - Atlantic
fancy statistics in economics are often pointless, if not obfuscatory - Medium
having books one hasn't read helps remind one of one's ignorance - Inc
boycott any business that offers bitcoin as a payment option - NewDaily
new "curvature blindness" illusion - Discover
Google: the pros and cons of having all code in a single repository - ACM
how the white ibis conquered Sydney - Neighbourhood
the Japanese are starting to renovate instead of knock-down old houses - Guardian
the "minimum viable user" meets the Unix Philosophy - Reddit
why cycling advocates get angry - @AsEasyAsRiding
a week in Brittany + Normandy - Saint Malo + Bayeux
general purpose algorithm teaches itself superhuman chess skills in 24 hours - arXiv - Chess
An Introduction to Language and Linguistics - How Languages Work [my review]
the BBC is ok with shonky "free trade" propaganda, but not analyses of the effects of austerity on mortality - Long+Variable
Sydney tops world's worst cities for cycling - WeLoveCycling
Voyager 1's backup thrusters still work after 37 years idle - Space
the madness of cars outside school gates - Monbiot
(my pet project is to try and do something to improve the situation at Helen's school)
"Before I die, I would love to see just one universal logical qubit that can be indefinitely error corrected" - Quanta
the Houses of Parliament are falling down - Guardian
accept myriad non-binary gender options or abolish gender recognition? - CritialLegalThinking

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