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January 2018

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car should carry health warnings - Copenhagenize
the Netherlands moves towards a single app for dockless bikes - BikeBiz
new book with introduction free online - The Killing Season: A History of the Indonesian Massacares, 1965-1966
the case for reading challenging books to children - Sapling
a dying town: the public health crisis in parts of the United States - Chronicle [via Cosma]
we still have to keep explaining basic science in the face of mass media climate change denial - RealClimate
the UK is completely unprepared for leaving the EU Customs Union - Sky
I've just discovered SageMath: five minutes to install it and work out how to use it to get the Tutte Polynomial of a complete graph! - SageMath
people in the UK have become more positive about immigration since the referendum - Medium
crewless electric barges coming for Dutch and Belgian goods transport - Guardian
matrix inversion is rarely useful - JohnDCook [via @phaseit]
Kenya is more enlightened than India on criminal defamation law - Wire
Short Stories by Modern Korean Women Writers - Questioning Minds [my review]
nothing has changed since I led a protest march in 1996 against Internet censorship - Quillette
anti-immigration fanaticism overrides the needs of the health system - Guardian
freelance programming in the 1950s - Guardian
Google crunches the data to find how its best teams work - WP
"Project Aristotle shows that the best teams at Google exhibit a range of soft skills: equality, generosity, curiosity toward the ideas of your teammates, empathy, and emotional intelligence. And topping the list: emotional safety."
Ursula Le Guin has died at 88 - NYT
Penelope suggests moving the bed: a case study in translation - @EmilyRCWilson
the school just south of Helen's is "orphaned" - Guardian
the steady progress of Paris' liberation from motor vehicles - CityLab
the full range of cake options for the UK from Brexit? - @37paday
Sadiq Khan backs cars over clean air, peaceful parks, or cycling - AndrewGilligan
the baby advice book industry - Guardian
stop the march of the Robocars before they destroy our cities - Register
Norway is going to get a say in Brexit too - Guardian
my comments on "Movement and the Public Realm in Oxford City Centre" - OxfordBlog
how the BBC fails to question Brexit lies - NewEuropean
not only does the Netherlands have the best cycling infrastructure, but Dutch drivers are the happiest as well - Waze
the complicated history of radical feminism and trans-phobia - N+1
the reality of EU treatment of African coffee growers - @EmporersNewC
ambitious proposals for reconfiguring central Oxford transport - OCC
a progressive transport policy would focus on buses more than trains - Politics
typical rural cycling in the UK: a choice between mud and 70mph traffic - @AsEasyAsRiding
the politics of funding the Metropolitan Line extension - LondonReconnections
"London agreed to fund a transport project, with no cost ceiling, that primarily benefitted a Conservative marginal seat outside of the capital."
northern Australian raptors intentionally spread fires - Crikey
Stories From Behind the Berlin Wall - Stasiland [my review]
Treason in the Northern Quarter: the Dutch Revolt as an ordinary "dirty war" - PrincetonUP [(chapter 1 free online)]
from the Boer War to WWI Flanders - The General [my review]
the death of an oil rig - Guardian
making parking at hospitals free is a dementedly stupid idea - Guardian
"they live in herds" - YouTube
a nice illustration of the hypocrisy of "whataboutery" - VictimFocus
Edward Teller warned the oil industry about global warming in 1959 - inkl

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