July 25th, 2017


Interesting Links for 25-07-2017

A chart that shows where robots are going to replace humans on Wall Street
(tags: automation finance )
Chicago SlutWalk joins in with anti-Semitic ban
(tags: Jews feminism OhForFucksSake usa )
Wings Over Scotland increases defamation claim against Kezia Dugdale to £25,000
(tags: lgbt law scotland independence politics )
Brexit: Theresa May refuses to rule out weakening of food standards in trade deal with US
(tags: food health usa uk europe )
How economists rode maths to become our era’s astrologers
I remember reading an article where the author pointed out that the hallmark of good science was the discarding of failed theories. And noting that economics never discards a theory.
(tags: history economics fail )
Brexit is dying – don’t worry about how we finish it off
(tags: europe uk )
If you want to understand where Corbyn is coming from on free movement of labour, Asquith Xavier has the answer. But you won't like it.
(tags: immigration racism Labour history unions )
Peter Davison is wrong about a female Doctor Who, but he's not sexist
(tags: drwho feminism )
Crewless electric cargo ships may be on the horizon in Norway
(tags: automation shipping transport )
When you think about it, Lord of the Rings is the only appropriate metaphor for the PhD Journey. Let me explain....
(tags: lotr academia phd awesome )
Money can buy you happiness (by paying to get out of negative things)
This is on top of, of course, the "Money as a way of not being hungry/homeless" and "Money as a way of not letting your lifestyle decrease", both of which impact on happiness.
(tags: money time happiness )
Roomba's Next Big Step Is Selling Maps of Your Home to the Highest Bidder
Which seems odd to me. I can't quite figure out what they'd do with it.
(tags: privacy cleanliness automation )
India will ban driverless cars in order to protect jobs
(tags: jobs cars India automation OhForFucksSake )
Essex nursery 'closes because of universal free hours scheme'
(tags: children money UK government )
How Nolan forgot the Indians at Dunkirk
(tags: India wwii history movies )
Snopes Faces an Ugly Legal Battle
(tags: law business facts fail )
Microsoft Paint avoids brush with death
(tags: software art microsoft )
Food security in a post-Brexit world
(tags: Food UK europe )
22 reasons the hyperloop and driverless cars don't mean we don't need HS2
(tags: trains transport thefuture )

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