Thursday assorted links by Tyler Cowen December 5, 2019 at 12:23 pm 1. Who can read the facial expressions of cats? 2. Ted Gioia’s 100 best recordings of 2019. 3. “Did you know: Brazil has more homicides than America + China + Russia + the EU + the rest of the Anglosphere combined?” Link here from Scott Alexander links. 4. How Chinese science fiction conquered America (NYT). 5. Short history of Chinese state capacity.