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Rockin' and rollin' in the widening gyre

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@HealthUntoDeath It is the Ancient Shitposter, and he stoppeth one of three @t0nyyates @edwardjtaylor @alfie_stirling Just that we get this stuff in a lump from Google marked "workplace", but… https://t.co/507dFfdalO @t0nyyates @edwardjtaylor @alfie_stirling Unless the mobility data wasn't granular enough, which is always my worry @Alea_ @IBMUKI Agree on hybrid, but my reasoning would be that in a regulated industry you want a cloud that has fi… https://t.co/pU5KxQzuK7 @Alea_ @IBMUKI Interesting - what's your reasoning here? My read would be the opposite @felixsalmon @wagerlmw @IBMUKI Forthcoming webchat where I ask Lucas pretty much that exact question. Basically the… https://t.co/gHjB7sRxdWA bit more background from my #IBMPartner project with @IBMUKI on financial Cloud. Resilience is really going to ma… https://t.co/30d5vLV2ssalso contains an anecdote that veterans of the Chennai business park may recognise https://t.co/xsWWLfW6dQinteresting stuff! been working with @wagerlmw at @IBMUKI on a project about FinServ and cloud computing. I actua… https://t.co/imeVM3UUSc @JGFConsultancy yep, with "tbh we're an agricultural bank, we don't do shipping business" as collateral damage. Ev… https://t.co/5atMA043JH @AntBreach I don't think "if the number of households is falling you don't need to build so many more houses" is *v… https://t.co/2nHEOoDDTP @celestialweasel @ChrisGiles_ @resi_analyst @DuncanWeldon yep @Joe_of_the_90 Structuring the private rental sector so as to facilitate buy to let mortgages @yorksranter @Birdyword Trying to find out if Jay Gould has fought a duel with Cornelius Vanderbilt over theft from… https://t.co/C7qSOfGIY7 @ritwik_priya @BendyGardiner @ChrisGiles_ @resi_analyst @DuncanWeldon I think you're right on the broad shape of th… https://t.co/bcyoqWdiPH @SteveNickSmith Lexit was in many ways an ill-advised position (as shown by some of the fools who held it), but som… https://t.co/3rlMs0NxcF @Birdyword [Doctor Who materialises on Salisbury Plain to see me in a woollen robe carrying a golden sickle and som… https://t.co/sTFX5tb4BX @Birdyword I would have been in a profession recognisable as the technological equivalent of "internet loudmouth" (… https://t.co/PWUaWl3SRV @ashindestad lads, have a look at Portugal one day @BendyGardiner @ChrisGiles_ @resi_analyst @DuncanWeldon with the caveat that as always "intergenerational" is itsel… https://t.co/h0OwfQgszp @BendyGardiner @ChrisGiles_ @resi_analyst @DuncanWeldon yup - not usually a fan of "heighten the contradictions", b… https://t.co/lGPxv2I1PV @IronEconomist of course the idea that foreign-born workers might choose to leave the UK after Brexit is a Black Sw… https://t.co/aeiZxVQDk9 @IronEconomist yes that is the subject of our conversation. Specifically it's what you'd expect when 8% of the popu… https://t.co/psKZhl6Y1Yfirst action of whoever Biden puts in the job ought to be to get rid of this, possibly the worst banking regulation… https://t.co/ihbFP47QkG @ChrisGiles_ @resi_analyst @DuncanWeldon (also I look forward to a generation of politically active young people wh… https://t.co/x1pNpptt9c @phl43 Bergamo seems to be somewhat memory-holed by people who play up the risk of mutations and second infections. @ChrisGiles_ @resi_analyst @DuncanWeldon oh you know I'm kidding! But at least, perhaps for a while, we can have en… https://t.co/X3dDVFAMjk @ChrisGiles_ @resi_analyst @DuncanWeldon also if it carries on we're going to get that "missing second city" on the Zipf's Law scatterplot @ChrisGiles_ @resi_analyst @DuncanWeldon but surely this is even better as we save the cost of building, don't need… https://t.co/8B6Vab620E @meadwaj tbh I did not like the McDonnell rule at the time for more or less this reason but you are right. @yngvlgrn ahh, now the difficult decision on savings products @mjturner1975 https://t.co/5HUJwfrBUE ... this one is a bit of a cheat too as it's really the Treasury forecast tha… https://t.co/LTtYQuug6t @Atrios @DuncanWeldon ...one of us did. Big part of my decision to sell. @resi_analyst @ChrisGiles_ @DuncanWeldon We might get that ghost town the size of Cardiff in Zone 6 that everyone seems to want after all! @mjturner1975 Top candidate surely the PSBR revision that came in shortly after Denis Healey had arranged an IMF fa… https://t.co/CJkanZlD0S @mjturner1975 Yes it's looking more like you could be right on that @dannybo99261132 @Birdyword @NeilDotObrien That's unlikely I think; there's about twice as many PCR tests as latera… https://t.co/vMqCvlxKyQJust cuz someone was once in the navy seals, doesn't mean that today they're not a walt https://t.co/9PHk0LtUNF @mjturner1975 They put out the data pretty late; looks bad but a big spike day-on-day that's down on a 7 day basis… https://t.co/Z3k3PMi3gU
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This is farcical. Sharp claims to have to donated to Quilliam to “help fight radicalism”-yet their grooming gangs r… https://t.co/VjOi3RCzHL
Retweeted by Dan Davies @markallanbovair I hope the pandemic puts an end to sanctimonious ballbags patronising people who want to see a bit of the world @apwlay We will only find out after Blackberry has been neutered...Former advisor to John McDonnell says Labour today actually has a looser fiscal plan than the 2017 manifesto citing… https://t.co/xLmL8VBdVU
Retweeted by Dan DaviesExiled from his homeland in the kitchen while we acclimatise the new bunny, King Caramel rests and plots his triump… https://t.co/tnlu9inevqA little black cloud that likes parsley https://t.co/EKhWbXTYGS @ellegist @Birdyword https://t.co/PSwKgaVf5c @danielhowdon a brilliant chart early on in the New Variant research wave with all but three dots outside the shade… https://t.co/jDfuE91Vzo @danielhowdon although having said that it's intersectional - actuaries, who are epidemiology-adjacent but who have… https://t.co/vIptnk8Qml @danielhowdon it is so unbelievably predictable that I almost don't want to note it for fear of being a cliche, but… https://t.co/7VXj63LNvW @ellegist it's one of those books where your perspective changes with every successive rereading. so the red flag… https://t.co/N3Vs9rl02Y @danielhowdon have to say, I was deeply into the finance community in the aftermath of 2008, and I have never seen… https://t.co/YbtNelg0Sx @tomashirstecon .... yey? @eyebrowsofpower I don't know what my mental picture was of the politics of someone who reads EvolvePolitics then g… https://t.co/Oki1jDeTlV @someotheralex @alexkealy @JonnElledge they can't be "very cautious people" - they're half the sample! "median caut… https://t.co/LJmrMCZacE @Thievesbook @NewsOrFallSong @Jenny_Radcliffe @WritingFactory @welshbollocks getting the strong vibe that if you ca… https://t.co/blbZ5bbH6a @Chris_A_W @flying_rodent @Atrios used to be the case that even if one had blocked her directly, there was no getti… https://t.co/vOvFbAFvu9 @jonrobrob @katheder I think the acid test is that if the UK was anywhere near the EU average, there's no way that… https://t.co/55Hjisd4bp @stephenkb @joncstone I was able to achieve a reasonable understanding of the position of fishery exports to the EU… https://t.co/m3WGk3cb2KA multinational operation led by German authorities dismantled the world’s largest darknet e-commerce site on Monda… https://t.co/jZwHpCDjDN
Retweeted by Dan Davies @celestialweasel @AndrewBartletta all those people crowding onto tube trains at Canning Town because they just love Pret that much @alexkealy @JonnElledge I think it's entirely possible that a young person with a social life might count food shop… https://t.co/I7Bkn5gv0z @JonnElledge I think this chart is quite hard to interpret. If nearly 50% of under 30s claim that they've self-isol… https://t.co/FLSQlXnMNA @John_Hempton @ajb_powell https://t.co/GhWV2JXTfr @DPJHodges @OwenJones84 you, on the other hand, are Dan Hodges. @t0nyyates "people who have had coronavirus twice" is made up of "people who have been reinfected after recovering"… https://t.co/16lbOF0YG8 @t0nyyates @Sharpe_Actuary @policysketch @Gilesyb @FT right I see ... although this now means that "had it twice",… https://t.co/VYpVFNnhkg @Sharpe_Actuary @t0nyyates @policysketch @Gilesyb @FT I don't understand what the significance of "checking genetic… https://t.co/htqlN374es @nghrbi @fwred a very smart ex-colleague used to say that Silvio Berlusconi was the greatest postwar Italian PM by… https://t.co/0hi7HsES8i @katheder the trouble is that they don't want to say the obvious thing - "the EU pharma regulator was unprepared be… https://t.co/jjjlPLhRZt @katheder That's ... bullshit? The pharma companies started trials within a couple of weeks of getting the DNA sequ… https://t.co/KKUQKdybux @Sharpe_Actuary @t0nyyates @policysketch @Gilesyb @FT Only in the UK, and not really by mid April. China has hundre… https://t.co/eibMev90Z9 @Sharpe_Actuary @t0nyyates @policysketch @Gilesyb @FT If it was genetic sequencing then I'd be surprised if the UK… https://t.co/NLsqh0uDiH @Atrios @flying_rodent Hmmm [squints eyes, long draw on cigarette] ... Jess Phillips ... [silence for ten long seco… https://t.co/RRgNya8obC @mjturner1975 I have a few tricks of the trade so I don't think I'm missing anything, but it's really useful to get… https://t.co/SnLjlVHmpm @EU_Finance @EU_Commission @SustInsti @FinforTomorrow @EU_ENV @EUClimateAction @EIB @WBG_Climate @OECD_ENVhttps://t.co/vZmB10p3uiThe search function is still broken. @t0nyyates @jdportes @FraserNelson @afneil It was also presumably an executive decision to launch Spectator USA. @jdportes @CPSThinkTank House prices need to go up so that people will build houses to make house prices go down. @t0nyyates @policysketch @Gilesyb @FT Yes I think it would have been more naturally framed as "the Pfizer and Moder… https://t.co/t8GA7o1Qw2The academic norm that arguments should be considered on their merits (and not dismissed because of eg who is makin… https://t.co/eIpZ4sdWPe
Retweeted by Dan Davies @celestialweasel @emilybell Fortunately the only two buildings anyone cares about named after a relatively inexpens… https://t.co/i896tLxP2L
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@sundersays @Sime0nStylites I see he has started throwing around legal threats again - I suspect you won't have had… https://t.co/6KbPaLvuixOne suggestion on Quilliam. I feel it is for those who have been supportive and constructively engaged with the wor… https://t.co/t0EPKdxrom
Retweeted by Dan Daviestbh, if you look at what really makes money under the Trump brand, is the last couple of weeks really going to make… https://t.co/ZvdKwpmCCG @t0nyyates oh god ouch ouch @blucap @EBA_News the search function was very good, but it's broken! @t0nyyates seen this? It's a bit "thankfully my PhD was on exactly the most important topic facing central banks to… https://t.co/VAd3qObNvx @EBA_News - the "Document Library" is broken - links from it don't seem to go anywhere. The "Advanced Site Search"… https://t.co/ySH9dWlE2X @emilybell Down the road from the business school still named after Wafic Saïd, turn left by the library named afte… https://t.co/9sSYR0LuaU @_jonb Den norske Bank or De Nederlandsche Bank?Dr Vinay's daily dose of common sense, mentally healthy for everyone and it comes with no known negative side effec… https://t.co/VBx4v3Tz0y
Retweeted by Dan DaviesCochrane: “Low Interest Rates and Government Debt” I looked at this quickly, but it looks like a pretty good examp… https://t.co/ZIit2ZnJ3c
Retweeted by Dan Davies @KatharinaBart She is very shy and quiet. She is not going to be like Caramel at all, I have a good feeling about this. @LeftieStats Still low key furious that it's Lord Ian Austin, Lord John Mann but Mr Mike Gapes @anil_oezdemir My evil daughter has named the rabbits "Deutsche Bank" and "Credit Suisse", mainly to annoy her sister.A new friend for Caramel. Her nickname is "Credit Suisse". My kitchen floor looks like the aftermath of proposing… https://t.co/cXeW6NDQxF"In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups. Twitter,… https://t.co/fiLzVM4ZamThe prince of mischief plans his attack on a water glass, his latest target on opportunity https://t.co/mfRRpmVYrZ @InfoRatioed Did whole foods get pardoned for selling Jeffrey Epstein sandwiches?However, Monday's are always higher. Adjusting for this day of the week effect shows less variation, but still a di… https://t.co/thhUcNyc1k
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