Elsewhere on Wednesday,

-- Does Clubhouse have a first user interesting-ness problem?

-- An archaeological debate over the discovery of coinage.

-- Football Index’s collapse and how gambling broke British sport.

-- Robot driver fail.

-- China cannot feed itself.

-- Replacing a carbon-intensive economy with a metals-intensive economy is not the answer.

-- TikTok wants to bypass Apple’s new privacy rules.

-- Children are self-harming because of lockdown.

-- Total surveillance as a substitute for a bank account?