Interesting Things 27/05/2020

A miscellany of recent interesting links:   A Deep and Painful Misunderstanding about How Economies Work Tribute paid to virtue The public must lead us out of the lockdown Solving the problem of dogs stuck to the ceiling Negotiations: The European Union has never been entirely rational  

Interesting Things 25/05/2020

A miscellany of recent interesting links:   Entirely true, but do we want to? ‘This is international hysteria’ The death of the HR department Dominic Cummings broke the lockdown? Good Post Corbyn Labour Still Can’t Define Itself This GDP Stuff Really Matters, You Know? Do We Really Want a New Cold War? The Growing Evidence on VitaminContinue reading “Interesting Things 25/05/2020”

Interesting Things 22/09/2018

A miscellany of recent interesting links: Who Really Killed Prince Albert? I was a hate-filled Class Warrior – then I came to my senses Why We Consume Negative News Goodies repeat their complaint… about a lack of repeats Seven tragicomic faces of Project Fear Clock Ticks Regardless How the Grateful Dead’s “Wall of Sound”–a Monster, 600-Speaker SoundContinue reading “Interesting Things 22/09/2018”

Interesting Things: 15/09/2018

A miscellany of recent interesting links: Socialism Chic — The Hot Fashion of Young Ignoramuses Stereotypes Are Often Harmful, and Accurate A Labour MP who won’t let Theresa May beat her on authoritarianism Yes Mr Jones, this is how democracy works Why students *heart* Stalin A Better Theory of the Human Soul Age is noContinue reading “Interesting Things: 15/09/2018”

Interesting Things: 11/09/2018

A miscellany of recent interesting links: Killing the Planning System Will Indeed Save the High Street When Censorship Is Crowdsourced Can we reform our rancid political debate? Even High Street retailers don’t think there should be an Amazon tax Feels of Steel Serena Williams has set back the cause of women’s equality See something, say nothing,Continue reading “Interesting Things: 11/09/2018”

Interesting Things 01/09/2018

A miscellany of recent interesting links: Of course we don’t know what the AI algorithms do, that’s the point of using them Diversity Quotas Kill Comedy Why can’t people in the UK access the website of the Arizona Daily Star? Why is a BBC executive calling for the removal of middle-aged white men from television? Why we needContinue reading “Interesting Things 01/09/2018”

Interesting Things 21/08/2018

A miscellany of recent interesting links: Chatbot http://dilbert.com/strip/2018-08-19 Is Political Correctness Killing Entertainment? https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/political-correctness-killing-entertainment Quote of the day…on the sugar tax http://theviewfromcullingworth.blogspot.com/2018/08/quote-of-dayon-sugar-tax.html Samizdata quote of the day https://www.samizdata.net/2018/08/samizdata-quote-of-the-day-1098/ Norms of Good Governance: Where Do They Come From? https://quillette.com/2018/08/17/norms-of-good-governance-where-do-they-come-from/ The New McCarthyism: Blacklisting in Academia https://quillette.com/2018/08/17/the-new-mccarthyism-blacklisting-in-academia/ The NHS as an elegant exposition of the failure ofContinue reading “Interesting Things 21/08/2018”

Interesting Things 18/08/2018

A miscellany of recent interesting links: No, an Invitation to Debate Isn’t a Catcall http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/no-an-invitation-to-debate-isnt-a-catcall/21695 Consumers will pick up the bill for an ‘Amazon tax’ on innovation https://capx.co/consumers-will-pick-up-the-bill-for-an-amazon-tax-on-innovation/ Je Suis Boris https://telgroup.wordpress.com/2018/08/13/je-suis-boris/ If Straights Can’t Play Gays, Does That Mean Gays Can’t Play Straights? http://www.continentaltelegraph.com/sex/if-straights-cant-play-gays-does-that-mean-gays-cant-play-straights/ Skyfall – 12 Aug 2018 – Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/geoff-moore/43991009211 30 AlbumContinue reading “Interesting Things 18/08/2018”

Interesting Things 14/08/18

A miscellany of recent interesting links: Do Britain’s Muslims Have a Right Not to be Offended? https://quillette.com/2018/08/11/do-britains-muslims-have-a-right-not-to-be-offended/ Boris And The Burka – To Be British Is To Take The Piss Out Of Everything http://www.continentaltelegraph.com/culture/boris-and-the-burka-to-be-british-is-to-take-the-piss-out-of-everything/ Rowan Atkinson hits the nail on the head yet again https://www.samizdata.net/2018/08/rowan-atkinson-hits-the-nail-on-the-head-yet-again/ Phil Hammond’s misunderstanding the rates problem and Amazon https://www.adamsmith.org/blog/phil-hammonds-misunderstanding-the-rates-problem-and-amazon?format=amp SamContinue reading “Interesting Things 14/08/18”

Interesting Things 11/08/2018

A miscellany of recent interesting links: Boys lead the way https://www.samizdata.net/2018/08/boys-lead-the-way/ Economic Myths #10 – Taxes Benefit “Us” https://misesuk.org/2018/08/08/economic-myths-10-taxes-benefit-us/ A Stoic Response to Beauty https://dailystoic.com/a-stoic-response-to-beauty/ Moral Panic, Then and Now https://quillette.com/2018/08/08/moral-panic-then-and-now/ Why the Left Is So Afraid of Jordan Peterson https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/08/why-the-left-is-so-afraid-of-jordan-peterson/567110/ I may consult you later https://jandbvwebster.wordpress.com/2018/08/10/i-may-consult-you-later/  

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