Sunday, 8 July 2018

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

The 100 Best Android Apps of 2018, from PCMag
The Value of Probabilistic Thinking: Spies, Crime, and Lightning Strikes
If You Say Something Is “Likely,” How Likely Do People Think It Is?

Margaret McMillan's Reith Lectures 2018
The first two of the five lecture series are now available as podcasts with transcripts
War and Humanity
Fearing and Loving: Making Sense of the Warrior

Department stores are not doomed – take a look at who’s doing it right
Includes five strategies equally applicable to family history societies.

A Twist On Charles Dickens: He Was A Public Health Pioneer Too

Meteorological Limericks (found on an old hard drive)

RAINBOW
There was a young rainbow called Norm,
Who was so very keen to perform
That on his first try
He straddled the sky
Before, instead after the storm!

CLOUDS
In a sky of the deepest of blue
Two Cumulae grew and grew.
When tea time had come
One said to its chum :
"Shall I pour dear, or will you ?"

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