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From the 8th to 13th centuries, Baghdad was the seat of the powerful Abbasid Caliphate, the scene of remarkable advances in science, medicine, engineering and mathematics, inventions and discoveries that would not reach Western Europe for centuries. It was also, apparently, a town full of party-crashers. "Did I say you could come?" a host asks angrily. "Did you say I couldn't come?" retorts the party-crasher. The sheer prevalence of party-crashin...
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Cars and motoring are not really FT Alphaville's specialty. But we do love public spats. The current one running between Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk and John Broder of the New York Times is pa...
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girl in my class: why is trigonometry so hard? me: cos
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It is not an "emerging structural skills mismatch" fact. It is a "long-term unemployed lose the weak ties that help them get jobs" fact… A major empirical win for Rand Ghayad and William Dickens: "What Can We Learn by Disaggregating the Unemployment-Vacancy Relationship?":
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