MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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August 2015

Last para of Intro: (Oops,) it’s actually a nice place. It has problems. It’s doomed (‘cause I can tell the future)::https://t.co/KerZdubsev

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Adam_Creighton Good on Heydon for staying. Ridiculous storm in teacup. We pay judges to suspend their inevitable biases.

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Milton Glazer illustration for Isaac Asimov’s “Annotated Don Juan”. Wonderful book::https://t.co/cCqNSs8u3m

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A gravity model applied to ancient trade: OK, interesting, probably. But the NYT story terribly confused about GM’s http://t.co/KZzYe9IZpA

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Sharding & replication (from @TimBray). Source of fraud @Google in “Cloud of Lies” (2009, http://t.co/JEhPOVsOGl) https://t.co/co0iMYxKRg

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@KazutoYamaki enjoyed @mingthein report of your ideas. Endorse his request for a FF Foveon mirrorless; preferably compatible w/ FE glass.

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“It is a mistake to focus… education on job-specific skills that a changing world will render redundant” John Kay:: http://t.co/djlPu56wsw

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What trinity? Govts insist on their own fiscal poison so the fix is always on either exch. rates or capital controls:https://t.co/HvLlFguORo

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Still, merch. trade only. Poor BOP data give us an inadequate sense of what is happening in services esp. Mode 3::https://t.co/sOmDX7gxZF

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Neither making a list nor even checking it twice will help. To govern is to do or not do, test both, revise, repeat::http://t.co/VZoBVP7YtM

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@CoppetainPU Ta! Bought before the market opened (hate to see a good panic go to waste). Nice bounce before it closed. Up on the day: joy 😀

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Finished recording Canto VII (barring errors). Brief, some difficult passages, but honest, active, sharp, funny, exotic. Byron at his best.

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Hmm…there’s a big sale on! Some nice bargains. Bought a few bio-med and quite a bit of LNG(!) before Chinese investors snap them up.

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Recording Don Juan VII shortest of the Cantos. Possibly “decapitated” when Byron, staggered by the blows of early 1822, relaunched his epic.

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Oddity, known to Byron as “Polly-dolly”. Engaged as his physician on the voyage into exile; became an irritation. https://t.co/49WiAgLW7J

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RT @SincDavidson: Forcing GST on imports doesn’t stack up http://t.co/CSrNHfKXHl via @abcthedrum

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RT @DavidKleimann: ‘Textile investments flow into Vietnam ahead of TPP’ http://t.co/Psp603xZd3

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SincDavidson “competitive neutrality” excuse for GST tax grab. @JoeHockey engaged in protectionism.

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Mode 4 in CHAFTA is not the only way to import CHN workers. Labor opposition overblown, ineffective, shortsighted::http://t.co/Dapkt6IVoA

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Sort of scary “Researchers tested CRISPR-based implementations of the (“gene
-drive”) idea in yeast and fruit flies”::econ.st/1E7m3fm

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Hah! As if.. RT @Wordsworthians: Byron ‘shakes the dust of England from his shoes’ in the @WordsworthTrust collection bit.ly/1vqtpVk

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Isabella Kaminska rips into the history of the PRC and the “impossible trinity” in familiar bloody-minded fashion http://t.co/TfEVT3NKrb

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AllegraByron194 Romantic Outlaws - The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley bbc.in/1PqiFgV

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He tended to fat: “Lord Byron,first weighed on January 4 1806 at the age of 17 ‘in boots but no hat’, was 13st 12lb.”http://t.co/9Ro1FoukTs

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@LibriVox recordings of 6 Cantos of Don Juan (https://t.co/EDhajLOIaS, scroll to bottom) are early; new versions of all 16+ coming (slowly)

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@CoherentCrap thank you so much; Peter’s approval of the Canto One recording is high praise, a treasure. http://t.co/vP6DPGB7qY

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RT @CoherentCrap: Brilliant *Peter Cochran Approved* Audiobook of ‘Don Juan’ by @MadBadDangerous - https://t.co/HorReCANGC
#Byron

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WorldTradeLaw Why free trade agreements don’t really deliver free trade - Fortune bit.ly/1gF44Cg

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The @jgarnaut article is less shocking and more interesting than this suggests::http://t.co/3hi7OqNhf6

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Clever, guess we’re down to fix-ups now? RT @DPearson_mn: How to maximize agricultural trade expansion in ? […] bit.ly/1IKZITR

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“The purely Byronic is thus… a mere outline sketch for the truly Byronian.” Jacques Barzun http://t.co/Fkf2iqQ1uv http://t.co/0rsFV9X934

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An “exciting combination of strong formal construction [and] an unpredictable epic story line” http://t.co/5ciKi65wF6 http://t.co/iDoxUbmKqg

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“Food sector foreign investment curbs stink of protectionism”, David Uren::http://t.co/zlcQBDw1Og

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RT @SimonEvenett: Is China engaging in a competitive devaluation? I pour cold water on this argument in my take on Beijing’s move, see http…

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Why not “balanced” support for theories of perpetual motion or witch-burning? Or macro-economic modelling (oh wait…)

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“Moderate” support for costly ineffective measures that no robust evidence supports is “pollism” not good governance::http://t.co/wVTrFdKMkQ

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TheEIU_China Renminbi’s decline today still looks modest vs scale of its climb against other currencies in 2014-15. pic.twitter.com/Mtx6MIJ0Pa

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Chill! That much-tweeted arctic sea-ice map tells (only the northern) half of the story. Recent warming is gentle. pic.twitter.com/f5yC5vdBQr

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RT @Judy_LaLectora: “The Poetical Works of Lord Byron”, 1887 cc @AllegraByron194 http://t.co/JCw2MWMJP6

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RT @insteconomics: Foreign investment: FIRB scaring away capital, warns CPC http://t.co/2MG0EZUbGy

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“Canada is, in fact, at the centre of both major obstacles to a TPP deal” No surprise,alas::http://t.co/iixZrWyspW

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That last tweet quoted Andrew Robb, AU trade minister. Apologies for the creative spelling.

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A. Dobb “I keep saying to the Americans it is a deal to reduce protection, not increase it or maintain it.”::http://t.co/1uyxeFwlQH

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J Garnaut is probably right about the #TPP timing problem. This looks like failure for Obama’s agenda. A stuff up::http://t.co/MqF8Qomq1k

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