Links for 14.08.2016

“Why I can’t bank on Lloyds any more” – nice elegiac piece by Victoria Coren on closure of a local bank branch.

Nate Silver’s daily updated forecast of how the Trump/Clinton contest is likely to play out.

Trump is seeking volunteer election observers to stop Clinton ‘stealing’ the election.

“Think Amazon’s Drone Delivery Idea is a Gimmick? Think Again” – insightful piece on Amazon’s lack of faith in America’s crumbling transport infrastructure.

Facebook won’t allow desktop users to deploy ad-blockers – they can, you know. But to make a real difference they will have to do the same to mobile users.