A Bit More Detail

Assorted Personal Notations, Essays, and Other Jottings

[BLOG] Some social sciences links

  • D-Brief looks at a study of the Jomon of prehistoric Japan, noting low levels of violence.
  • The Everyday Sociology Blog considers the sociological complexities of effective policing and crime.
  • The Frailest Thing’s Michael Sacasas reports on the many good things in his life, personal and professional.
  • Language Hat considers the origins of the Chinese name for Rome and links to a map of Native American languages.
  • Language Log tracks down the origins of a Japanese sign barring Russian visitors.
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money considers the unemployed white working class and looks at American anti-urbanism in the 20th century.
  • Marginal Revolution notes the poor prospects of immigrants in Belgium on the job market.
  • Zero Geography reports on the importance of understanding the deep background to big data and the cloud.
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