Tag Archives: Bill Bryson

mountains, people, roads and other fantasies

I’ve been rambling about the importance and the fun to prepare yourself a bit for what awaits you in far-away places, i.c. Nepal’s Mustang region. And my hopes for a collection of eye-opening and/or stereotype-countering reminders to give myself (and … Continue reading

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visualizing the big

We are really bad at understanding big numbers. Numeracy training may get us a bit beyond one-two-three-many but not much. The problem is that quantity matters to lots of issues in life. My favourite popular science book is a Bill … Continue reading

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