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 anyway? 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