Time management tips, Barcelona bar recommendations, and a lot of Yale questions
Milan is taking over this week, while Matt enjoys the long weekend.
Kasia: Matt recently mentioned streetlights as a possible crime reducing strategy, which I've heard about elsewhere as well. But I'm confused as I thought turning off lights/reducing light pollution overnight was supposed to help migrating birds, etc. Don't these two goals seem in conflict or is the thought just to have streetlights on in higher crime areas? Thanks.
I mean yes, these two goals are in conflict to some extent. Plenty of places that struggle with high crime rates are in urban environments where there aren’t many endangered species anyways, so the tradeoff is minimal. But there are certainly some places where there is both a lot of crime and an endangered population of birds, and that’s a tougher tradeoff. I care more about birds than Matt does because I watched a lot of David Attenborough as a kid, but I think what society ought to do here depends on the specific circumstance. But really, the biggest risk…