There are countless posts detailing some of the nasty sides of being a researcher, in particular being PhD student. The famous blog PHD Comics provides comical, and often disturbingly close to truth, exposition of such pains.
But one that recently struck me, and one that is often left-out in the [...]
Indeed, in those cities, taxis are a regulated monopoly. One needs [...]
I think it is safe to say that self-help has turned into a huge industry, with many fads on which authors and consultants make good money. A market for gullability.
In the UK, the decision has recently been taken to equip all armed policemen with body camera. The Met Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe was quoted saying: “I do acknowledge that we need to do more to build trust with the people of London and there are [...]
There’s an excellent opinion piece in Bloomberg about why we should let pandas go extinct, and I fully agree. The piece is essentially a summary of that more detailed but really well-made piece, “Why [...]
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