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July 2020

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potatos are cheap, so anyone hungry is just lazy... - CookingOnABootstrap
the looming unemployment crisis in Penzance, Plymouth and Exeter - Tortoise Media
a genuinely geometric perspective - Visual Complex Analysis [my review]
BP fined just £7000 for Shetland crude oil spill - BBC
the challenges of reopening universities in a pandemic - WonkHE
Chinese Heihe faces Russian Blago across the Amur - MO
a third of Bangladesh is under water, and it's still raining - Guardian
time to start a "boycott Poland" movement? - Guardian
casual acquaintances and weak-tie relationships may be more important than we think - BBC
accidentally resilient Athenian apartment design - Bloomberg CityLab
a new font for gamelan notation! - KratonJogja
rewriting disease history: pathogen paleogenomics - Nature
Around the World in Twenty Languages - Babel [my review]
climate sensitivity "very likely" between 2 and 5.7 degrees means a 5% chance it's over 5.7... - RealClimate
fifty benefits of more walkable streets - FastCompany Fifty benefits of more walkable streets
decarbonising household heating remains a huge challenge - Guardian
making Kurukshetra a model cycling city - PedalAndTringTring
repackaging rural China for urban fantasies - Sixth Tone
large Korean study suggests reopening secondary schools is much more dangerous than reopening primary schools - CDC
some interesting looking essays on mathematics and thinking - CognitiveMedium
reading at seven and a half - OxfordBlog
a "cultural Zionism" in a single-state Israel-Palestine? - MiddleEastEye
could Oxford's Cowley Rd look like this? - @RobertKwolek
Principles of Traffic Calming - YouTube
the problem with school progress measurements - SigPlus [via @jpembroke]
"schools have license to ditch abstract measures that have very little impact on learning, and overhaul labour intensive data collection processes"
the limitations of teacher "value-added" metrics - NBER [via Cosma]
"the standard deviation of teacher effects on height is nearly as large as that for math and reading achievement, raising obvious questions about validity"
ten great novels set in Germany - Guardian
Anne Applebaum, heretic - Guardian
latest UK testing suggests about a 0.3% community infection rate, consistent with other estimates - BBC - Covid19 Projections
is a bi-national Israel-Palestine the only alternative now to ethnic cleansing or apartheid? - Jewish Currents
"Divided societies that share power work far better than those that don't."
slavery in the Dutch East Indies - Conversation
why sharks matter - Guardian
The Art of Visual Storytelling - Children's Picturebooks [my review]
Goa and the Inquisition - Al-Zulaij Collective
the role of test motivation in intelligence testing - PNAS [via Cosma]
Buchanan in 1963 _Traffic for Towns_ - Carlton Reid
"Unless steps are taken, the motor vehicle will defeat its own utility and bring about a disastrous degradation of the surroundings for living. Either the utility of vehicles in town will decline rapidly, or the pleasantness and safety of surroundings will deteriorate catastrophically – in all probability, both will happen."
Scots Gaelic could be dead within a decade - Guardian
Anne Hidalgo's victory on a walking+cycling platform rests on her limited central Paris electorate - NewStatesman

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