9.15.2018

Occasional Weekend Links

1) Neanderthals at sea

2)  As if the Industrial Revolution had never happened.

3) “We’re going to be like the Saudi Arabia of freshwater.”

4) A history of RCTs in the social sciences

5) Piketty on Russia

6) "Miscodings of rare events are likely to be asymmetric"

7)  Early humans may have resembled stressed, sweaty chimpanzees

8) Disproportionate Sterilization of Latinos Under California’s Eugenic Sterilization Program, 1920–1945

9) Nearly half of aboriginal Australians carry HLTV-1

10) Markets in abstract everything:  "I very much hope you will apply for a grant at Emergent Ventures.  Most of all, I hope you are applying with ideas that we haven’t thought of yet."