Weekend Links 23/4/22-25/4/22

So this weekend links is very similar to last week’s, mainly because I haven’t been reading as much and because lasts week’s were really earlier this week’s and got mostly ignored due to other posts being funnier and pithier. The non-nation: How philosophy gave up on the truth – UnHerd Alan Kohler: Soaring house prices … Read more

Some recently miscellanous collected links

Since the long weekend is nearly over, I am not calling it weekend links. I’ve been saving these up to share with you for a while. What an honest leaving-do speech would sound like | The Economist Coalition senator blasts Liberal Party’s ‘mean girls’ Alan Kohler: Soaring house prices have changed society for the worse … Read more

ABS excess mortality statistics for 2021

ABS recently released the mortality statistics for 2021 https://www.abs.gov.au/articles/measuring-australias-excess-mortality-during-covid-19-pandemic In summary, the overall excess mortality in Australia for 2021 was 3.5% above expected levels The ABS concludes that this is consistent with effects of the pandemic However, if you look at the state data there is something very fucking odd going on NSW excess mortality … Read more

All about us

We need to have a discussion about how we’re going to host and run this site. Key questions: Why is the current server falling over? What are the specs needed? Bandwidth (peak MB per day?) Processing speed/time Memory Storage Who is willing to pay and by what means? Many have expressed reservations about paying with … Read more