MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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April 2019

In fact what is REALLY inconceivable is making a second mistake in @EPatersonMorgan’s twitter handle! So sorry, Emi… https://t.co/djIsx0itvf

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A ‘dialog’ between Byron and Southey!? In-con-theive-able! But @EPattersonMorgan makes a forceful case.

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@EPatersonMorgan @PattersonMorgan OOPs. My apologies to both. An “E” (for error) makes all the difference.

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“He was a one off: actor, scholar, poet, mentor, compendium; irreverent, generous, punctilious, whimsical, difficul… https://t.co/xwcLvwbFmZ

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A ‘dialog’ between Byron and Southey!? In-con-theive-able! But @PattersonMorgan makes a forceful case. https://t.co/VmrMsJXOfS

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We’re approaching the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing (July 20, 1969). What happened to the Moon-as-… https://t.co/1Faui3IDpV

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The comfort of an aviation market “duopoly”. We’re used to this in AU. Fortunately, absent regulation, it’s assaila… https://t.co/3NCrQpzDmP

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Very useful, comprehensive. “Charitable” reading of US moves is right approach. Still, they’re merchantilist. CHN’s… https://t.co/wEn3ytmgm7

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RT @byron_society: For those of you who missed our earlier blogs in this series - visit https://t.co/oEKAngEpgY to see the other posts in t…

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RT @byron_society: As part of our #DonJuan2019 celebrations, another post in our blog series ‘Why Isn’t Don Juan Read More?’ is now availab…

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@samirvarma @ATabarrok @Noahpinion You should always use proper numbers (not those horrid improper fractions) to count normal goods.

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Noteable if true: “[A] modeling firm, estimates [USA] productivity was up 2.3% in the first quarter from a year ear… https://t.co/0e80iINazy

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Ugh! Don Juan (Cantos I - XVI) is doomed! https://t.co/uAIHoAbwjX

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“Don Juan: The Greatest Comic Poem in English”: cross-post from @byron_society blog https://t.co/x4FzHOSCHK https://t.co/I2ZsyZxFyQ

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A slanderous Cruickshank cartoon (fake news!) shows Byron boarding the boat for Antwerp with three courtesans. The… https://t.co/pw6Ksq4gEw

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Teriffic chart pack on the origins, response to the financial crisis in USA (via @ATabarrok). Still, it’s worth rem… https://t.co/94VxnTliRa

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@CharlotteFMay Good news! For a multiple-author site? There are now only 3 widely-hosted platforms: WP, Joomla and… https://t.co/5hy774Wp6E

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“The executions included one person who was crucified, Saudi authorities said. They didn’t disclose how the others… https://t.co/XWIOrewtGj

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Alexander Pope is not a name I associate with barn-yard humour. This “Imitation of Chaucer” written when he was 20-… https://t.co/pLfT9B0zFx

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ATabarrok Unpopular opinion. A glass roof is a great idea. pic.twitter.com/KRo9VHffEk

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RT @Adam_Creighton: How patents hold us back. Better off without them. https://t.co/c1nKvNkfQ1

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RT @NewsteadByron: The Edinburgh Magazine (May 1824): ‘His genius has reared up monuments to his renown, which will carry his name to after…

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EXCELLENT thread on Don Juan! The text in the over-scribbled MS is from (now) Canto I.149 - Julia’s indignant denia… https://t.co/sBq34UOzhJ

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Hooray! (…it’s also one of the greatest poems of the 20th and 21st centuries). https://t.co/jvog2r5gG9

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RT @Adam_Creighton: Fascinating piece on @AOC by David Uren, whose retirement this week leaves a big hole in The @australian and journalism…

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I think @mattwridley’s books esp “The Evolution of Everything” make a strong case that evolutionary processes evide… https://t.co/lMSMmlLbKg

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@dikenson @DanCiuriak Ha! A strategic “Tech Limitation Treaty” is certainly a revolting idea (& impossible to enfor… https://t.co/d2Lh9ywi4V

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@dikenson Maybe it’s not about ‘tech supremacy’ any more than the 60s ‘space race’ was about space. It’s foolish/fo… https://t.co/0Kfow7Q59l

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RT @ATabarrok: About a third of the “China Shock” job losses in manufacturing were from firms that *switched* to non-manufacturing in the c…

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RT @CrazyGloble: Not photoshopped just a building in Poland 🇵🇱 https://t.co/YVaDdwWHzz

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RT @taniavoon: @MEHerlihy @loyaladvisor @howserob Thanks Mona & Mark. @UPI picked up a chat I had w @FinancialReview on Monday (before Rob’…

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RT @byron_society: Have you ever struggled to read poetry on your mobile? Have you found it frustrating to study a text which is, arguably,…

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RT @samirvarma: @pwgallagher @tylercowen’s thesis is about fundamentally transformative technologies. For example, jetliners, antibiotics,…

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“Lord Byron (or, rather mad, bad Jack Byron) and Steam” … First I’ve heard of this. B. held ~ conventional conser… https://t.co/MbmVP6o9p4

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“In drawing, you try to capture both the large scale (the expanse of the forest) and the small scale (the grasses a… https://t.co/6fXNKB7O7T

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@samirvarma on “transformative technologies”(::https://t.co/KJyc4x3Eia) Specifics are, naturally, debatable; still,… https://t.co/fZ2TGrghE4

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@snlester @tgemiles @wto Not sure, sorry. I watch out for trends but find it helps my equanimity to ignore A-D Comm… https://t.co/CVpUcgOScL

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@snlester @tgemiles @wto Hmm… I misremembered (or anticipated too soon). On checking, the AU A-D Commission’s singl… https://t.co/bLegKIAEam

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@snlester @tgemiles @wto See what l can find & get back to you.

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RT @lymanstoneky: In other words, China is not nearly as homogenous or monolithic as many people in the Grand Strategy Punditocracy suggest…

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@snlester @tgemiles @wto Me too. The AU A-D Commission has apparently started to use zeroing in A-D extension-revie… https://t.co/u6ZDJna39t

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RT @EdwardTufte: Formal statistical models of what they call “error,” fail to detect or model >95% of actual errors in data analysis. They…

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Great thread on translation (of the Odyssey). Agree on Pope. Byron was a great fan, too. HIs ottava rima verse Pope… https://t.co/isjXeCl5ec

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I’m a sucker for type-design::https://t.co/gCT0LWOfBT

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@CharlotteFMay Dandyism takes dedication & lots of ready cash (alas poor Brummel); sacrifice to insolent style, and… https://t.co/DfwwfXrcyZ

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RT @TheIPA: Prison is For Violent Offenders, Not Media Executives. Media release by @abushnell_IPA on the Sharing of Abhorrent Violent Mate…

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RT @OGOMProject: Today is the 200 year anniversary of the publication of the first vampire in fiction #Polidori’s ‘The Vampyre’ 1819. Poor…

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RT @benjaminbland: And here’s our Indonesia election infographic in video format https://t.co/DTw5BRvNJU

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Sounds OK to me! 3 weeks ago: “I for one would welcome a hard-won, but vague-in-parts and probably unenforceable US… https://t.co/BOgP6ql1VN

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@mathildamoo Please read the article: it is based on an interpretation of the reports of Byron’s autopsy. Still it’… https://t.co/FMHBxRMyB5

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RT @byron_society: The next in our special bicentennial blog series “Why isn’t Don Juan Read More?” by @madbaddangerous is out today: “Don…

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My favorite theory is that Byron may have died, tragically young, of ‘romance’ but of nothing ‘romantic’ (From the… https://t.co/SovTqXzSPT

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@D_A_Irwin I like it… a snowball goes to hell? Perhaps a prodn. poss. frontier tilted like a pinball machine (to de… https://t.co/fg6GW25E0I

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