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Readings: Bullshitters, Foreign-body ingestion, & Market manipulation
Catching up after some time away. A few things worth reading, some graphs, some moving pictures, and crampons.
HEALTHCARE & SPORT
New Research Reveals a Startling Increase in Pediatric Foreign-Body Ingestions
Good Enough: The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society
East African runners and general trust vs skepticism in athletic performances
Autonomous robotic intracardiac catheter navigation using haptic vision
Shane Long Sets New Premier League Record For Fastest Goal By Scoring In Seven Seconds
Set pieces remain an underutilized tool in soccer
People are happier coming in third place than second
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Bullshitters: Who Are They and What Do We Know about Their Lives?
Reliable Lie Detectors Are Impossible
Electric Vehicle Battery Shrinks and So Does the Total Cost
China’s new gaming rules to ban poker, blood and imperial schemes
Driver drowsiness detection based on classification of surface electromyography features in a driving simulator
Physics of rowing oars
Computational models for the evolution of world cuisines
Global trends in wind speed and wave height
FINANCE & ECONOMICS
Who falls prey to market manipulation?
Companies systematically promote their best salespeople to bad sales managers
The global economy is close to stalling
as trade falls
When Did the Blacksmiths Disappear?
Declining Business Dynamism and Lessons from Endogenous Growth Theory
Jared Diamond How states recover from crises
Who Owns Huawei any
way? Well, it's hard to tell
Trade, Technology, and the Great Divergence
Global warming has increased global economic inequality
Generational Theory, As Exemplified by The Avengers
Americans Are Seeing Highest Minimum Wage in History
Deadwood: The Movie (2019). Official Trailer.
Peter Thiel: Technology should treat death as the enemy
THREE THINGS I BOUGHT RECENTLY
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