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Fair Warning - Birbs, fishing, and disinfectant poisonings

Happy Sunday! I have had a strange week - in a good way? My last week at work, which is always strang
Fair Warning
Fair Warning - Birbs, fishing, and disinfectant poisonings
By Sophie Warnes • Issue #113 • View online
Happy Sunday! I have had a strange week - in a good way? My last week at work, which is always strange and bittersweet, made all the moreso because I couldn’t hug anyone goodbye. I’m hoping I’ll be able to see some of my former colleagues when lockdown ends. In the meantime I can comfort myself with knowing that if they ever miss me on Slack they can call the Sophbot which returns a random comment that I’ve made. [I am entirely serious; my boss made a Slackbot to pull out my old comments…]
This week is a free week for me - I am having a break between jobs, although I am talking to students at City University tomorrow afternoon and my plan is to sort out as much of my crap as possible to make the move to the US a bit smoother when the time comes. We’ll see how well that goes…
Fun non-data stuff:

On the home front
Brexit trade deal: Who really owns UK fishing quotas?
Over the pond
The Richest Neighborhoods Emptied Out Most as Coronavirus Hit New York City
Accidental Poisonings Increased After President Trump's Disinfectant Comments
Odds and ends
This Is 40,000 Years of London’s History—Made Entirely of Paper
See how experts use disease modeling to predict coronavirus cases after states reopen
The Economist has opened up its dataset on excess mortality around the world, and it’s now on GitHub. James Tozer wrote about it on Twitter.
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