Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

14-15 May 2021 – 31st Canadian Military History Colloquium
This year’s CMHC is free online, but registration is required. For more information visit https://canadianmilitaryhistory.ca/events-page/annual-colloquium/.

How’s LAC doing?  The response to the poll on the letter grade you’d give to LAC in fulfilling the aims stated by Librarian and Archivist of Canada Leslie Weir 20 months ago wasn’t huge. The median response was letter grade D, the most frequent F.

This past week Ancestry added a collection of 19th-century census records for Denmark, including for Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

The Francis Frith Collection website has added 1,097 new photos of Cornwall, Gloucestershire and 614 cities, towns and villages.

A Meta-Scientific Perspective on “Thinking: Fast and Slow”
“… if Kahneman wrote a second edition, it would be very different from the first one. Chapters 3 and 4 would probably just be scrubbed from the book.” Long.

https://punatorium.com
Don’t believe everything you see at the Oscars. Everyone is a paid actor.

Thanks to this week’s contributors: Anonymous,  gail benjafield, Glenn Wright, Keith Hanton, Kris, Lynne W., Mike, Teresa, Unknown.

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