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  • Twitter
    RT @biannagolodryga: This description of Joe McCarthy in Fredrik Logevall’s JFK biography, when you take out the name McCarthy, is just…wow.
  • Leafblower Legislation: The WaPo and the Current Weigh In – The Atlantic
    RT @isaach: today I learned that running a leafblower for 30 minutes creates more emissions than driving a ford f-150 for 3,800 miles
  • Twitter
    RT @DanPriceSeattle: Jeff Bezos could give $148,000 to each of his 500,000 warehouse workers and still be richer than he was before the pandemic.

    The bonus they will receive is 0.2% of that.

  • Intellectual humility: the importance of knowing you might be wrong – Vox
  • Twitter
    RT @ASFleischman: I have seen some fact checks in my time but
  • About the Apple Card (JHH)
  • Twitter
    RT @biannagolodryga: .@Kasparov63 on why Putin hasn’t congratulated Biden yet:
    “I have bad news for you: I think it’s a very ominous sign….His silence says he expects Trump to continue working for his interests by destroying America’s democratic institutions.”
  • The young die as well from COVID-19, even as many engage in denial
    RT @T_Inglesby: The myth that COVID is only a disease of older people. "The majority of patients in our intensive care unit currently are below 60. There are three patients in their 20s."
  • Twitter
    RT @undertheraedar: Here’s the final version of the global population density graphic I made, because another one that is circulating was less well defined, and someone cropped NZ off it
  • Twitter
    RT @SolNataMD: This is @CDCgov data of 14 day average covid death/100k. 1 – NCHS urban/rural classification (2003), 2 – metro vs non-metro. Early in the pandemic large hospitals were affected (mainly NY), now their deaths are down but deaths in rural/micropolitan/small metro hospitals are up
  • Twitter
    RT @EricTopol: We’ve blown through the line of support.
    ~90,000 covid patients in the hospital.
    Not just beds. Not enough nurses, physicians, respiratory therapists and healthcare professionals to cope.
    To provide care.
    @COVID19Tracking
  • Kitten Academy Live Stream – YouTube
  • Twitter
    RT @marynmck: Arizona “risks a catastrophe on the scale of the worst natural disaster the state has ever experienced."
  • Twitter
    RT @kari_jerge: This is what happens when we don’t listen to scientists.
  • Twitter
    RT @SteveJoffe: By my calculations, approximately 1 in every 590 (233,241/137,390,000) Americans age 45 and above has died of COVID19–a figure that gets worse every day.
  • LMPD Explorer sex scandal: Police lied to conceal records from public
    RT @robferdman: Absolute bombshell of a report from The Courier Journal: LMPD hid almost 750,000 records documenting the sexual abuse of minors by Louisville police officers, and then lied to keep the files from the public
  • Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear
  • Twitter
    RT @carlquintanilla: A new UCLA/Harvard working paper finds that a broad, federally funded program to test asymptomatic Americans — every 4, 7, 14 or 30 days — would generate more than enough GDP growth to offset the cost.

    (h/t @jeffbaileychgo @uclaanderson @nberpubs)

  • Comprehensive COVID-19 Screening Would Pay for Itself Many Times Over – UCLA Anderson Review
    RT @carlquintanilla: A new UCLA/Harvard working paper finds that a broad, federally funded program to test asymptomatic Americans — every 4, 7, 14 or 30 days — would generate more than enough GDP growth to offset the cost.

    (h/t @jeffbaileychgo @uclaanderson @nberpubs)

  • Twitter
    RT @annajanejoyner: Well, we’ve already hit all 5 on climate so id say it’s safe to say: yes, it will. The question is: what now?
  • Twitter
    RT @DavidCornDC: Trumpists are paving a path to authoritarianism. They won’t reach it this month. But the bricks they’re laying ain’t going away.
  • USWNT wore 'Black Lives Matter' on uniforms in statement to 'affirm human decency' – CNN
    RT @CNN: "We wear Black Lives Matter to affirm human decency," members of the United States women’s national soccer team said in a statement.
  • Twitter
    RT @audubonsociety: Both the threatened Red Knot and drugmakers racing for a COVID-19 vaccine depend on the horseshoe crabs of Delaware Bay—making conservationists worried. A synthetic replacement for the crab blood already exists, but the U.S. is stuck in the past.
  • Opinion | Happiness Won’t Save You – The New York Times
    RT @mkonnikova: "At the age of 38,Philip Brickman made his way onto the roof of Tower Plaza, the tallest building in Ann Arbor,& jumped. It was a 26-story fall. The man who’d done one of psychology’s foundational studies about happiness couldn’t make his own pain go away"
  • Untitled (https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-55109092)
    RT @LotteLeicht1: There’s going to be a gap of several years in our ability to measure the thickness of ice at the top & bottom of the world, scientists warn.

    The only two satellites dedicated to observing the poles are almost certain to die before replacements are flown.

  • New Documentary Explores "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" – InsideHook
  • Voting Trump Out Is Not Enough | The New Yorker
  • You Need to Opt Out of Amazon Sidewalk
  • Twitter
    RT @normative: This is a witless PR stunt with zero chance of success, but nobody who participates should ever hold elective office again.

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pinboard November 28, 2020

  • The Best Music of 2020 | The New Yorker
  • Twitter
    RT @zachwhalen: Here’s the current state of the panel generator doing a latent walk.
  • GAN — StyleGAN & StyleGAN2. Do you know your style? Most GAN models… | by Jonathan Hui | Medium
  • StyleGAN2 – Colab – This Comic Does Not Exist · Issue #55 · NaNoGenMo/2020 · GitHub
  • Twitter
    RT @juliaioffe: The cherry trees in DC are both shedding their leaves and blooming.
  • Twitter
    RT @juliaioffe: The cherry trees in DC are both shedding their leaves and blooming.
  • Twitter
    RT @CBSNews: Thousands of cars lined up to collect food in Dallas, Texas, over the weekend, stretching as far as the eye can see.
  • Untitled (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/27/opinion/covid-medical-debt-church-charity.html?smid=tw-share)
    RT @AnandWrites: “It is unfortunate that in the United States — a country so rich, so suffuse with every possible luxury — so many people receive justice only in the form of charity, and only after they have lost so much.”

    By @ebruenig.

  • Twitter
    RT @kate_ptrv: I couldn’t just walk past this Tweet, so here is some fun #dataviz

    Scented candles: An unexpected victim of the COVID-19 pandemic 1/n

  • Twitter
    RT @kate_ptrv: I couldn’t just walk past this Tweet, so here is some fun #dataviz

    Scented candles: An unexpected victim of the COVID-19 pandemic 1/n

  • Twitter
    RT @FredTJoseph: It’s deeply disrespectful and privileged to be asking people to forgive Trump supporters.

    It’s disgusting and alienates everyone whose lives have been impacted or lost because of MAGA.

    A Trump flag for the rest of us is not a political statement it’s a sign of mortal danger.

  • Twitter
    RT @bradheath: The Third Cir. has rejected Trump’s appeal. Decisively.

    "Free, fair elections are the lifeblood of our democracy. Charges of unfairness are serious. But calling an election unfair does not make it so. Charges require specific allegations and then proof. We have neither here."

  • How Donald Trump and Conservative Catholics Formed a Far-Right Alliance | Vanity Fair
    RT @kathrynajoyce: If you’re feeling lost as to why a bunch of Catholics are furious at the pope for calling on people to practice solidarity and honor health care workers, here’s some background from my recent @VanityFair story:
  • Twitter
    RT @soledadobrien: Whew. Can these people all please read Caste, then get back to me. [Many people, in fact, are not at all mystified by Trump’s base.]
  • Untitled (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/27/climate/epa-trump-biden.html)
    RT @JessePesta: Fascinating how quickly things can change:

    The EPA’s last-minute rush to deregulate things starts facing open opposition — from inside the agency itself.

    By @LFFriedman

  • Twitter
    RT @typewriteralley: Spending some time this morning looking at this aerial photo from 1961 of lower Capitol Hill & Cascade neighborhood before I-5 forever separated them.
  • Twitter
    RT @BeschlossDC: President Obama and his family volunteer before Thanksgiving 2011 at Capital Area Food Bank, Washington DC: #Souza
  • The Inside Story of Michigan’s Fake Voter Fraud Scandal – POLITICO
  • What's your favourite maths fact? : AskReddit
  • The 10 Best Books Through Time – The New York Times
  • Untitled (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/26/us/montana-spanish-border-patrol.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimes)
    RT @nytimes: Two women who were detained in Montana after a Border Patrol agent heard them speaking Spanish at a convenience store have settled for an undisclosed amount after filing a lawsuit against U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the ACLU of Montana said.
  • Twitter
    RT @MechaDenny: You better watch out

    You better watch out

    You better watch out

    You better watch out

  • (429) https://www.instagram.com/accounts/login/?next=/mithunhphotography/
    RT @thebetterindia: "Knowing camera settings is important. But more crucial is knowing how this cat will behave when ascending or descending a tree. More often than not, it will look in the final “V” before the jump", says Mithun H, who clicked these amazing shots.

    PC:

  • Twitter
    RT @thebetterindia: "Knowing camera settings is important. But more crucial is knowing how this cat will behave when ascending or descending a tree. More often than not, it will look in the final “V” before the jump", says Mithun H, who clicked these amazing shots.

    PC:

  • Twitter
    RT @peter_szilagyi: Remember the upstream #golang bug from 2 wooks ago that we said could take down the entire #Ethereum network? The same bug that could remotely crash SSH servers or code using RSA or x509 certs? A zero day in Go since forever?

    Myeah… lemme present you the fix! 🤯🤪🤓🙃

  • Twitter
    RT @macfound: "Coded Bias" is a new film highlighting @AJLUnited and their work to show how machine learning algorithms reinforce societal inequities. 🤖🧠

    via @FastCompany

  • 'Coded Bias' unpacks Big Tech's problem of biased algorithms
    RT @macfound: "Coded Bias" is a new film highlighting @AJLUnited and their work to show how machine learning algorithms reinforce societal inequities. 🤖🧠

    via @FastCompany

  • Untitled (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/26/health/dr-mary-fowkes-dead.html#click=https://t.co/21zcjF7xuy)
    RT @CTZebra: Dr. Mary Fowkes, 66yo Neuropathologist, Mt Sinai, NY, died 11/15. In Spring, only 4 pathologists were willing to risk their lives to autopsy covid pts; with protective equipment in short supply, she reused her n95 for a week at a time. #healthcareheroes
  • Twitter
    RT @CTZebra: Dr. Mary Fowkes, 66yo Neuropathologist, Mt Sinai, NY, died 11/15. In Spring, only 4 pathologists were willing to risk their lives to autopsy covid pts; with protective equipment in short supply, she reused her n95 for a week at a time. #healthcareheroes

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