Very Briefly Noted 2019-11-19:

  1. The Littlest JupyterHub: Distributing Materials to Users with nbgitpuller Generate nbgitpuller links for your JupyterHub

  2. Navy Safety Center: Photo of the Day: The Fridge

  3. Wikipedia: Mars Cycler

  4. Morgan Kelly: The Standard Errors of Persistence

  5. John Scalzi: Oh, Look, Another Silly Kvetch About Me: "This is where I renew my amused exasperation that Heinlein has been claimed as a plaster idol by the sort of fellow who thinks that in The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, he wouldn’t have been marched out of an airlock by now, and commensurately, that no one other than he and his little pals can claim him. Surprise, m-----------s, I get to claim him, too. Heinlein was edgy, brilliant, cranky, problematic, inconsistent, inspirational and influential. Lots of what he wrote hasn’t aged well at all, and lots of what he wrote still works a treat...

  6. Michael Schwarz (2018): Rise of the Machines: The Economic Implications of Autonomous Vehicles

  7. Michelle Pacansky-Brock: Benefits of a Liquid Syllabus

  8. md2pdf: Markdown to PDF

  9. Sci-Hub: Removing barriers in the way of science

  10. Library Genesis

  11. Pandoc: About Pandoc

  12. Isidore of Seville: Herodotus on the Web

  13. Bayes' Rule: Guide

  14. Wikipedia: Yoweri Museveni

  15. Amazon: Jabra Speak 510 MS: Professional Unified Communicaton Speakerphone

  16. Karl Marx (1847): Wage Labor and Capital

  17. Karl Marx (1853-6): The Eastern Question

  18. Hansard (27 April 1863): Cotton Manufacturing Districts

  19. Isidore of Seville: Herodotus on the Web

  20. Wikipedia: Russian Reversal 'Here in America, is very good, everyone watch television. In old country, television watch you...

  21. Imprisonment by Malthus and "Negative Liberty" 'it is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day’s toil of any human being. They have enabled a greater population to live the same life of drudgery and imprisonment, and an increased number of manufacturers and others to make fortunes. They have increased the comforts of the middle classes...

  22. Noah Smith: Harvard and Top Private Schools Should Increase Admissions a Lot: "Harvard Is Doing America’s Best Students No Favors: Top private schools should increase admissions a lot. Don’t worry: Quality won’t suffer...

  23. Sarah Frier: "Behold Mark Zuckerberg’s revised origin story for Facebook, as a way to give people voice during the Iraq war. (And compare to the Harvard Crimson on Zuckerberg’s hot-or-not tool in 2003...

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