Very Briefly Noted 2019-10-07:

  1. clearkimura: How to Convert Document from Google Docs to Text File https://askubuntu.com/questions/998384/how-to-convert-document-from-google-docs-to-text-file: "No need to pipe to other program to convert the file. You can download from Google Docs in any supported format, by using the existing parameters in the URL address: https://docs.google.com/document/d/FILE_ID/export?format=FORMAT; where: FILE_ID is string ID of target file and; FORMAT is file format of choice i.e. txt.... Then, downloading the document from Google Docs as text file is straightforward by using wget or a web browser. Both methods will download the document as text file as expected.... In terms of documentation, the only relevant guide I found was this dated blog post circa 2014. There is this page of developer guide for Google Drive but not useful as it is. That is all...

  2. Gustave Dore: Inferno Illustrations http://www.templarinfernobookreview.com/inferno_illustrations_dore.htm

  3. Nasir Tyabji: Review by "MITI and the Japanese Miracle: The Growth of Industrial Policy, 1925-75" by Chalmers Johnson https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/robert-shiller-discusses-narrative-economics/id730188152?i=1000452370005...

  4. Scott Lemieux: BREAKING! Access to Health Care Improves Health Outcomes http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com/2019/10/breaking-access-to-health-care-improves-health-outcomes: "This may seem like 'studies report that water is wet', except for the cadre of know-nothing libertarian hacks determined to deny the obvious, and whose mission to take health coverage away from as many people as possible may yet succeed...

  5. Scott Lemieux: The Infuriating Bad Faith of Arguments That Health Insurance Doesn't Improve Health Outcomes http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com/2017/06/infuriating-bad-faith-arguments-health-insurance-doesnt-improve-health-outcomes: "It’s like, how much more McArdle could this be?: 'Republicans want to kill you. Worse than that, they want to kill you so that they can give your money to rich people who don’t need it'. Why, yes. This is entirely accurate. Well, actually, 'you' should be replaced with 'poor people'—the typical McArdle reader isn’t very likely to have their access to healthcare being put at risk...


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