Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker

Interesting Links for 07-12-2020

The 1,700 year old skyscraper city that's being destroyed by the weather
(tags:weather history yemen architecture viaDanielDWilliam )
How the Brothers Grimm went hunting for fairytales, accidentally changed the course of historical linguistics, and kickstarted a new field of scholarship in folklore.
(tags:history Germany language stories fairytale )
Excel formulas become Turing complete
(tags:programming spreadsheet Microsoft )
If you are giving the Guardian money then you are supporting bigoted lies that kill children
(tags:guardian bigotry LGBT transgender OhForFucksSake )
Forget London, Brexit fight is about Paris and Berlin
(tags:Germany France Europe UK trade )
Why a "soft Brexit" was never on the table - by an MP who tried to prevent a hard one
(tags:UK politics Europe history )
Charlie Stross on how the next month or so are likely to look (Bad. Very bad)
(tags:UK Europe Doom charlesstross )
Zalando boss to quit so his wife can focus on her career while he looks after the kids
(tags:work women family )
The 'virtual nannies' looking after kids via Zoom
(tags:childcare children remote )
Kids can eat free in Asda cafes throughout December
(tags:children food supermarkets UK )
What might travel, holidays, and commuting look like over the next ten years?
(tags:thefuture travel work holidays )

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