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April 2020

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Springer has made hundreds of books freely available online, including Aigner+Ziegler's fantastic Proofs from THE BOOK! - Springer
the educational and equity costs of school closures - Economist
the UK needs local "shoe-leather" contact tracing teams - Guardian
the impact of coronavirus on Mongolia - reliefweb - Medium
is anyone else wondering how many series it will be before @numberblocks gets to category theory? - Numberblocks
my ramblings on reopening English schools - Oxford Blog
Soviet caricatures of Nazis - UniverseDiscourse
Paris and Milan plan emergency reallocation of space for walking and cycling - Forbes
From Pythagoras to Schoenberg - Music by the Numbers [my review]
will lockdown revitalise Italian schooling? - Guardian
one of the best curated Getty Museum challenge responses - Reddit
don't try to turn your home into school - Guardian
people underestimate the cost of owning a car - Nature
(they also underestimate the costs of commuting)
central Milan plans for far fewer cars - Guardian
the dancers of the French National Opera perform at home - Instagram [video]
COVID-19 epidemiology based on the Wuhan experience - @XihongLin
the UK government needs to commit to building a robust test-and-trace system - Guardian
John Conway talking about how he invented the Game of Life - YouTube
some fantastic online maths courses - Mathigon [via @MrEfinch]
locked down on Mykonos, caring for mother with Alzheimers - Politics
how can the UK cut driving while building roads? - Conversation
a London chapel's role in the Russian Revolution - HackneyGazette
how Saudi Arabia has radicalised Indonesia - Guardian
traffic congestion may be inevitable; so where do we want it to be? - Weetman [via @RobertWeetman]
a timeline of the UK Goverment's woeful response to the coronavirus crisis - BylineTimes
federal structures seems to have been useful in both the US and Australia - Guardian - Straits Times
dying of despair: the working class whites in the US - WashingtonExaminer
vale John Horton Conway - Guardian
everyday exercise: lockdowns and low traffic neighbourhoods - OxfordBlog
a comparison of French and British responses to the coronavirus crisis - TomForth [via @thomasforth]
Camilla Grudova's short fiction: bleak and grimy but uplifting - The Doll's Alphabet [my review]
from January, the UK no longer wants "low-skilled" care workers, nurses, hospital porters, cleaners, or postal workers - FreeMovement
Stalin, not the atomic bomb, forced Japan to surrender - ForeignPolicy
Hans Rosling was wrong: global inequality is getting worse, not better - JasonHickel [via @Suchmo83]
Jakarta is only shutting down now... - Guardian
Alfred Russel Wallace and the Search for Evolution - Darwin's Rival [my review]
time to start wearing masks - IdleWords
"'All right,' said the Gruffalo, bursting with laughter. 'You go ahead and I'll follow two metres after.'" - Guardian
don't use Zoom - Schneier
we need widespread testing _and_ a community track and trace system, or there's no path out of our predicament - Guardian
Willa Cather's poem "I Sought the Wood in Winter" - WillaCather
is there better government-industry collaboration behind Germany's coronavirus response? - Reaction
"From 5st of April 1970 it will be illegal to gather in groups of one (or more)" - Scarfolk
"If you are found within 6 feet of yourself, whether in public or at home, you could face prosecution resulting in a fine or a prison sentence of up to 6 years."
coronavirus lessons from the AIDS epidemic - Vox
how to be curious instead of contrarian - Rex Douglass [via Bactra]

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