Some Monday Links

Ulysses at 100: why Joyce was so obsessed with the perfect blue cover (The Conversation)

“Context is that which is scarce” (Marginal Revolution)

I had sensed this in training modules, but couldn’t quite put my finger on it. A good instructor, apart from presentation skills, should also provide just the right amount (sic) of context.

America’s Long War on Cancer: What Was It Good For? (Bloomberg)

Some tidbits of context for things Vishnu wrote about here.

The Price of Nails since 1695: A Window into Economic Change (Journal of Economic Perspectives)

Yes, Let’s Call ‘Beijing’ Peking (National Review)