Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

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It was all action in those days – blood on the strings: Luigi Zamboni, for whom Rossini wrote the role of Figaro had urged Rossini and Francesco Sforza-Cesarini, the cash-strapped impresario of the Teatro Argentina, to engage his sister-in-law, Elisabetta…

Tuesday three

16.  Johns Hopkins and more bent stats https://wmbriggs.com/post/31052/ Johns Hopkins is still mis-labeling the numbers on their COVID-19 Dashboard: “Confirmed cases include presumptive positive cases and probable cases, in accordance with CDC guidelines as of April 14.” No, the CDC…

Tuesday too

14. Localism helps with Cv? Edward Spalton adds: “I thought this might be of possible interest. It is worth clicking the link for the Indian doctor’s story of her experience of the quarantine system in Kerala.” https://campaignforanindependentbritain.org.uk/could-pre-seventies-localism-have-halted-the-spread-of-covid-19/ 13. Cv is…

Tuesday

7. Spread the lurve 6.  Better not say monkey see, monkey do https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/black-lives-matter-protests-london-arrests-police-scuffles-a4456751.html 5. What do we do 4.  Soviet control rooms … and their vintage beauty: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/01/vintage-beauty-soviet-control-rooms/ 3. We shall see 2.  The lights are going out https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/05/ge-switches-off-light-bulb-business-after-almost-130-years/ 1.…