Interesting stuff

  1. Read: A scientist who took climate change seriously found himself trapped between a future truth that contradicted present reality.
  2. Read: The Dunning-Kruger Effect is not real: It’s a data artifact.
  3. Watch: The Lock-picking lawyer wants better locks!
  4. Read: Fascinating (but predictable): migrant Eastern Europeans are returning home
  5. Listen: The founder of Belligcat describes how the “detective collective” catches Russians (and others) responsible for crimes, assassinations, etc.
  6. Read: Meanwhile, the US government is losing masses of top secret data to state-supported hackers from China, Iran, North Korea, Russia and others.
  7. Read: “Without a coherent response from local government, cities lashed by climate change will gradually lose their populations. The demise won’t be spectacular, even if the storms are monstrous. Instead, people will leave in dribs and drabs, and the exodus could take generations.”
  8. The Japanese culture of “cleaning up”
  9. DNA-ancestry services trace your roots back to your neighbors, not your origins
  10. Explore: Amsterdam’s air quality improved under COVID:
2019
2020

Author: David Zetland

I'm a political-economist from California who now lives in Amsterdam.

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