Interesting Links for 29-05-2014
- Tower Hamlets — London’s rotten borough?
- Why is finance so complex?
- Not all Orcs.
- I hadn't realised that at one point Captain America had a gay best friend.
- A simple, an hilarious, guide to drugs
- This is why the median is more useful than the mean
- Game of Cats...
- FactCheck: will an independent Scotland be better or worse off?
- I can't tell if this article about corporate tweeting is a hoax, or if the world really is that ridiculous
- Scottish parliament backs plastic bag charge (5p, from October)
- ‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens
- The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling by Ted Chiang (An awesome short story about memory, technology, and understanding)
- Photonic crystals used to make optical RAM
- Fascinating article on the history of scientific investigations into the lowest possible temperature
- Billions of kg of CO2 could be saved by scrapping DVDs (streaming much more efficient)
- Internet trends 2014 (Tablets _really_ taking off, internet growth slowing, but still 10%/year)
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