June 23rd, outsourced

June 23rd, outsourced

Happy Midsummer Eve! It's 11.30pm and we just got home from hiking in full daylight. No link, just wanted to share.

Miriam told me about this link she tried out at robotics camp last week: will robots take your job?

Merriam-Webster asks if it should be teethpaste instead of toothpaste (it shouldn't, and you know it. This was a thing on Twitter recently).

Mark Bowden and How to Deal with North Korea. [HT Jeremy]

In case you missed it: Finland maybe doesn't exist! [HT Andrew]

Regardless, here is how Finland's experiment with Universal Basic Income is going.

This BBC News broadcast intro went bonkers and it was strangely beautiful.

GFY had a chat about your most boringly useful website. Have a look - I installed the library extension, which tells me from Goodreads or Amazon whether my library has a book!

Perhaps you would like to see a video of an OB/GYN delivering a baby gorilla! YES YOU WOULD. [HT Jen]

I have not had a chance to listen to this yet, but it promises to be compelling: CBC did a radio documentary on the disappearance of David Sneddon.

Juhannus/Midsummer 2017

Juhannus/Midsummer 2017

Like Hood to Coast, but for orienteering

Like Hood to Coast, but for orienteering