Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Green New Deal costs incalculably more than the Second World Wa times n. Lee Ohanaian, @HooverInst

The Green New Deal costs incalculably more than the Second World Wa times n. Lee Ohanaian, @HooverInst https://audioboom.com/posts/7183522 Advertisements

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Why Innovation May Suffer When a Company’s Founder Leaves – WSJ

I’ve left three companies I founded or was cofounder there of. I think one thing that drives a lot of founders to leave is how others in the company, especially non-founders, start to focus only on money. Certainly that’s important … Continue reading

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More on Chinese DNA tracking story

So more details of the Chinese story on collecting DNA from Uighurs in China have emerged. Sounds like they are collecting not just DNA but other biometrics including iris, voice, fingerprints, and the like.  More worrisome is the connection to … Continue reading

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Report: US company to stop sales of genetic tech in Xinjiang

I’m guessing they are using DNA to not only create a forensic database but also for tracking. https://phys.org/news/2019-02-company-sales-genetic-tech-xinjiang.html

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Jupyter not using the right Python install, not loading installed libraries, and virtual environments

If you are like me and use Jupyter notebooks and virtual environments when doing research, proof of concept, or just creating scratch code you have probably run into the issue where you have installed various libraries into your Python instance … Continue reading

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Clustering ensemble based on sample’s stability

Clustering ensemble based on sample’s stability https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0004370218301553?dgcid=rss_sd_all – via Researcher http://researcher-app.com (@ResearcherTM)

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Watch a Space Junk Harpoon Complete a Successful Test Shot

Really cool video and explanation of how space junk can be collected by using a “harpoon.” Space debris is a increasingly worrisome problem that effects space based telecommunications, science, space travel, and defense.

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