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Geographer interested in irrational choice migration

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Geographic heuristics: The proximities of people & the durations of interaction can be estimated, with assumptions… https://t.co/pKLI3SMiMGDensity vs crowding: "Groups living in close proximity are at risk. For example, almost 93% of Singapore’s COVID-19… https://t.co/IF7HX10nZJ"Cities — try to predict superspreading hotspots for COVID-19 ... Tracking how people move around urban areas can p… https://t.co/5PF8ULFRXY"It is one of the strangest legacies of the Trump era: a political party that transformed the modern US electoral l… https://t.co/nCTdkkfPjPThe ashes of a Reagan-Thatcher world: "a Reaganite Republican party that has seemingly vanished overnight" https://t.co/ESmvVs0PxtNationalism stuck in the physical world: "their Twitter accounts have a more human face, with political jokes & a f… https://t.co/8xUgJJ2vmB"Turkish democracy has found a way to breathe through the thin straw of the country’s municipalities, most notably… https://t.co/QF4T51B8ufCosmopolitanism vs nationalism: "Rebellious cities find way to defy an authoritarian centre ... In Turkey & elsewhe… https://t.co/6Fwd5LzlIc"How is the virtual recruitment experiment going? As offices remain closed, teams are working with new colleagues t… https://t.co/NiX0f1qCDZGeographic heuristic bias https://t.co/oj6fBbIFXB
7/16
2020
Answering that question is only worth $1 million? https://t.co/0mWSVMITQrIt's tough to find a district that's morphed as rapidly as #TX24 in the DFW suburbs. True story: In 2012, it was m… https://t.co/GAlYEFdVPm
Retweeted by Jim Russell“Canada's Immigration System Increasingly Draws Talent from the United States” https://t.co/8zHFvcxcxL"Consumption in the time of a pandemic: tracking UK consumption in real time" https://t.co/inYF3xd9dXExcited to share my article on Sidewalk Toronto. I use the case of Sidewalk Labs' failed #smartcity to reflect on… https://t.co/OwQVIZJewx
Retweeted by Jim Russell“The world runs on remittances” And these haunting words: “...to find a way to make money to help with the indisp… https://t.co/ucbukjDLVw
Retweeted by Jim Russell‘Our People Lead Lives of Poetry Too’: Connie Schultz’s New Novel Is an Ode to Working-Class Women ... The Pulitzer… https://t.co/iAKPG1Rf2S"Zoom Targets Prolonged Remote-Work Era as Coronavirus Drags On" https://t.co/tykYTN0AaNEasier to cool demand than to ramp up supply: "The government of South Korea plans to sharply raise capital-gains t… https://t.co/MLx40casOHSilicon Coffeeshop: "World’s Oldest Stock Market Has New Tech Cluster ... Europe is no longer a wasteland for inter… https://t.co/pcllkhI1vAThe Marcellus Shale Coalition reacts https://t.co/HSV1Uz3taIBad news for Pennsylvania: "However, natural gas provided a silver lining for OPEC nations" https://t.co/g6xbunDMJ9Peak oil watch: "OPEC Was Under Pressure Even Before Covid-19 ... The cartel’s data released Monday showed that las… https://t.co/E9lNFfaGVy"How working from home relieved Atlanta’s rush-hour congestion" https://t.co/Oz8kBxQ5XS https://t.co/gJFcgq3uTLDeath of commuting distance: "Work-From-Home Culture Will Cut Billions of Miles of Driving" https://t.co/5UK85WVEOA https://t.co/eX3sq2eYZuPittsburgh tech talent snapshot (ranked 30th) https://t.co/9Vpl1viQmSPittsburgh, high quality tech talent for very inexpensive wages https://t.co/fwopgf2VTWTop 5 markets for tech talent losses, biggest brain drain 1. Boston (-32,426) 2. DC (-28,819) 3. Chicago (-24,887)… https://t.co/8B0NGKPXESFor small tech talent markets (under 50,000), Pittsburgh ranks 2nd, behind Columbus https://t.co/N7TSPwaQi0 https://t.co/YkhhLd2lkNHad to get my hands on a copy of today's @FinancialTimes. So pleased how the maps and graphics came out in this uns… https://t.co/EPf26kLgtw
Retweeted by Jim Russell"Remote Learning Pushes America’s Most Vulnerable Students Further Behind ... Students in Mississippi’s Jackson Pub… https://t.co/1BMULZuuuCWhen I commented upon the Altai’s remoteness to a retired Aeroflot navigator living in one of these mountain settle… https://t.co/LvXayRDtz2 @Alex_Pearlstein The CURBED headline is a problem. The exodus isn't nonsense. It's the urban rule. I'd like to read… https://t.co/59UNgCL0dz"Rivers of Steel to host drive-in movies at Carrie Blast Furnaces" https://t.co/MdTFQm5ujp https://t.co/KpT8387RTq6. We’ve reached the end of the rainbow.5. Covid-19 is an important & unexpected wild card driving the conflict in 2020.I'm having strong Donna Haraway flashbacks4. The battle for identity will shape much of the outcome.3. Certain companies & platforms, like Facebook, are caught in the middle of the fight because they exist at the bo… https://t.co/ovQgPBzYvI2. The incompatibility of physical and digital power structures makes compromise hard.1. Centralized, hierarchical power structures located in the physical world & digital, meme-driven distributed powe… https://t.co/NGKe5XL6OzTangible globalization yields the stage to intangible globalization: "The pandemic has noticeably split the economi… https://t.co/ve4utTIaLK"The Escalating War Between Our Physical & Digital Realities" https://t.co/CvBXktXSPo https://t.co/cUYXEW5RdoWhich is a good thing: "Fully Grown: Why a Stagnant Economy Is a Sign of Success" https://t.co/8NL8AjAamwThe Rust Belt is your demographic future https://t.co/B2S4ESM3v0The entire world turning into Pittsburgh: "By 2100, 183 of 195 countries will not have fertility rates required to… https://t.co/xQCRoXo9EIThe whole working-from-home thing — Apple https://t.co/Lcec3KjhsaWFH FTW: "A Third of U.S. Workers Want to Ditch Commutes & Work Remotely ... & even more of them want to go into of… https://t.co/Dr0q8mcxnp"Moreover, the study concluded, the elderly will make up a bigger chunk of the total than foreseen in the U.N. fore… https://t.co/XZk0zvCfjFSoylent Green shares tumble: "World Population Could Peak Decades Ahead of U.N. Forecast, Study Asserts ... The stu… https://t.co/fOdMSW2Pfu"Pittsburgh in 2010 was the first major US city to grant legal rights to nature, part of a defensive move as oil &… https://t.co/BEPMp5UxydCosmopolitan tribalism (vs national tribalism, i.e. strong ties): "Weak ties: how casual social encounters contribu… https://t.co/S3IS2myeVA"Immigration policies need to be fair in order to help win back the confidence of international students""the administration was willing, until this guidance was rescinded, to force international students to choose betwe… https://t.co/Pe3cjJvs32Esther D. Brimmer, executive director of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, said, “While this is a posi… https://t.co/fNznNqKtCHTerry W. Hartle, senior VP of the American Council on Education: “The administration just had a clunker ... At the… https://t.co/hCTboWMxb9Biden up 10 points among senior voters in PA. In 2016 Trump won 65+ in PA by 10 https://t.co/T2csWDNk7h
Retweeted by Jim RussellFor more than a decade, West Virginia has been shifting its tax burden on to residents and off of out-of-state corp… https://t.co/w8PYgHEmQS
Retweeted by Jim RussellTo realize the near and longer term demographic dividend, the #Arab region should invest in #Skills for resilient… https://t.co/DDnbSyIfwv
Retweeted by Jim Russell"A 10-minute drive from downtown, it sits in an area long dubbed the city’s 'Forgotten Triangle.' More than half of… https://t.co/gZqk4Al3Sx"Data released this month by the federal government on the Cares Act’s Paycheck Protection Program underscore these… https://t.co/waL5xp7zR9"[Pastor of Bethany Baptist Church] sees as a pattern where wealthy institutions such as the nearby Cleveland Clini… https://t.co/FSMpcObf5p"A $2 Trillion Rescue Leaves America’s Black Neighborhoods Behind ... On Cleveland’s East Side, a pastor finds 'all… https://t.co/GS1BJLP4li
7/15
2020
Charts showing where 2020 surface water temperatures in the Great Lakes (red line) compare to the last 25 years (gr… https://t.co/P9L4GycPR5
Retweeted by Jim RussellSomeday I'm going to write a paper on the perpetual (and I do mean perpetual) obsession downtown with reworking Pit… https://t.co/S0MdevgMSx
Retweeted by Jim Russell“I cannot imagine how the National Guard would be able to collect data at the hospital itself nor the number of Gua… https://t.co/mbfe5vj6bJ“At a short hear­ing Tues­day af­ter­noon, U.S. Dis­trict Judge Al­li­son D. Bur­roughs con­firmed that a set­tle­m… https://t.co/fwAnlNeHbYExporting healthcare services: The main campus of the Cleveland Clinic ... is surrounded by low-income neighborhood… https://t.co/v1mzFDKdDpWow. The government just said in court it has agreed to rescind the july 6th policy on interntional students, which… https://t.co/ggh3N6HIgu
Retweeted by Jim RussellU.S. lawmakers are applying pressure on Ottawa and Washington to ease restrictions on the Canada-U.S. border, but f… https://t.co/NvA0eyPPgW
Retweeted by Jim Russell“The White House rescinded its new rules that would bar foreign students from remaining in the U.S. while taking cl… https://t.co/zjwEG9x7aG"Robert Shiller warns that urban home prices could decline" https://t.co/1760oSXEQADry powder: "Big buyers eye Berlin properties despite rent freeze ... Tenants battling gentrification fear recessio… https://t.co/W3pj7IBDFIThe economic geography of the US during the 1918 pandemic doesn't look anything like it does now. Manufacturing job… https://t.co/fq8pHZmoGPTwo great reasons, cloud computing & smartphones.Plenty of reasons why history is a poor indicator for what will happen to cities. https://t.co/hCIIxsRDSB"Kevin Gillen, an urban policy expert at Drexel University, says that if history is any indicator, people won’t dit… https://t.co/6NEfaAiIUP"From 2007 to 2017, a troubling trend emerged: the homeownership rate in Baltimore City fell from 51% to 47%, & the… https://t.co/3pcccpHtEwProfit will get #WFH skeptics religion. Med-tech CEO lets staff "telecommute for the long term, prompting him to r… https://t.co/8eJ20obGn3
Retweeted by Jim Russell"A final reason for the increase was a migration of African Americans from the Chicago, Gary, & Milwaukee areas, st… https://t.co/odBzugIZpb"Since the 1950s, Minneapolis had been steadily losing population, including a stunning 14% drop during the 1970s.… https://t.co/RyRxOEBGs6"In the 1970s, Minneapolis faced a population death spiral. Guess who came to the rescue? ... Tom Weber writes abou… https://t.co/DyaezNe250"One example is Cheyney University, the oldest historically Black college in the country, whose student body has sh… https://t.co/UPRQRw2boc"Pennsylvania's public colleges got the green light for major reform ... New legislation allows the beleaguered sta… https://t.co/i8AVjcOukYMichigan: Battle Creek, he says, “is making a comeback”, but in his opinion the city “is not investing into the peo… https://t.co/GX3o4z64H3"In some cities without major life-sciences hubs, developers are trying to change that. In Chicago, a venture led b… https://t.co/71vXnMxQyj“This has been the institutional focus du jour,” said Silverstein Properties Inc., which is planning to expand the… https://t.co/1CTAVvwSHJ“One of the disruptive forces to office space was that we all went home & figured out how to use Zoom,” said Steven… https://t.co/7AigDo8Y1uConsumer real estate in secular decline: "Biotech Properties Draw Billions of Dollars as Other Real Estate Languish… https://t.co/vN7WvMWGbfOh "The wealth of the bottom half of wage earners doubled between 1971 & 2007 despite incomes that were stagnant on… https://t.co/F9NI5VyTV5“Some of you have had children, I’m sure,” Mr. Hughes told the fund’s trustees during a 2014 meeting in Juneau, acc… https://t.co/pqAg7PrMNJ"Families with school-age children were the prize. They were likely to stay in houses longer than singles, willing… https://t.co/jKHokmE2bv"9 years later the land grab is paying off as an economic downturn, the rising unaffordability of homeownership, &… https://t.co/tkGu7btmOdIn other words, more than half of Republicans still aren't onboard with wearing masks, while pushing to open up bus… https://t.co/uJCrqPbPgF2020’s Most Stressed Cities in America https://t.co/1xSXAwpfaa https://t.co/OjCuUqWeD8"Teleworking is Not Working for the Poor, the Young, & the Women" https://t.co/UfEtIAnFOq"we find that full workdays performed at home will triple in the post-pandemic economy, rising from 5.5% of all wor… https://t.co/HBAd0i4UzY"Adjusting for those who are not working, we estimate that working from home accounts for 62% of all labour service… https://t.co/0LuNYn4TEa"the Chinese embassy threatened to cut off the flow of Chinese students — and cash — to Oxford university"… https://t.co/tOX4RLtbT0"While the US is driving talent away, it is the perfect time for us to race to bring them back to China" https://t.co/KDtJD2gvYl
7/14
2020

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