Author Archives: Ranil Dissanayake

Links round-up

Hi all, So I was all set to write an upbeat intro with a little gif of me doing a dance of happiness at how sunny it is (and the fact that my wifi works in the garden), and then … Continue reading

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Hi all, So, in the two weeks since the last links, the news has uncovered a resurrection, multiple (simultaneous) personalities and the biggest brain-freeze in history (if the Cavs lose a close series, I will never forgive JR Smith for … Continue reading

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Links round-up

Hi all, What are the ethics of movie spoilers in the intro to a links round-up? (don’t worry, I’ve avoided them.) I finally saw Avengers: Infinity War on Wednesday and it’s been on my mind, not least because of the … Continue reading

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Links round-up

Hi all, With the basketball on a temporary pause between series (and LeBron James playing so well that people are actually now digging into the numbers to work out on exactly what metrics Jordan was better – the summary seems … Continue reading

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Hi all, “Vote early, and vote often” – and in the local council elections you can actually do it. If you’re a student and registered to vote both at your University address and your home address, you can vote in … Continue reading

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Hi all, So, as predicted, the Great British Summer lasted slightly less time than it would take to learn the words to Got My Mind Set On You, and we’re now back in winter, at least in Oxford. Bah. And … Continue reading

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Links round-up

Hi all, Welcome to the annual advent of low-productivity Ranil. It occurs during the relatively short coincidence of two events: the British summer bringing glorious sunshine and good cheer, hence reducing my ability to concentrate on my computer during the … Continue reading

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Links round-up

Hi all, It’s an early morning links round-up today, as I’m showing my visiting mother around all day (which mainly seems to consist of a tour of all the bookstores in the UK – if you ever wonder where I … Continue reading

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Hi all, Sorry I forgot to warn you all that I wouldn’t be sending any links out before Easter: partly forgetfulness, partly the fact that my stomach had entirely overtaken my brain in anticipation of our Easter trip to Italy. … Continue reading

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Hi all, I’m going to be honest: my brain is fried. The CSAE conference started on Sunday morning, and I was either in a session, picking brains for opinions about my own research design or pickling brains with Matt in … Continue reading

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