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  2. Feb 2021
    1. Hornsey, M. J., Harris, E. A., & Fielding, K. S. (2018). The psychological roots of anti-vaccination attitudes: A 24-nation investigation. Health Psychology: Official Journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, 37(4), 307–315. https://doi.org/10.1037/hea0000586

  3. Jan 2021
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  5. Nov 2020
    1. to be listed on Mastodon’s official site, an instance has to agree to follow the Mastodon Server Covenant which lays out commitments to “actively moderat[e] against racism, sexism, homophobia and transphobia”, have daily backups, grant more than one person emergency access, and notify people three months in advance of potential closure. These indirect methods are meant to ensure that most people who encounter a platform have a safe experience, even without the advantages of centralization.

      Some of these baseline protections are certainly a good idea. The idea of advance notice of shut down and back ups are particularly valuable.

      I'd not know of the Mastodon Server Covenant before.

  6. Oct 2020
    1. complexity in financial innovations is itself an important risk factor for systemic failure in the financial sector
    1. Manton says owning your domain so you can move your content without breaking URLs is owning your content, whereas I believe if your content still lives on someone else's server, and requires them to run the server and run their code so you can access your content, it's not really yours at all, as they could remove your access at any time.

      This is a slippery slope problem, but people are certainly capable of taking positions along a broad spectrum here.

      The one thing I might worry about--particularly given micro.blog's--size is the relative bus factor of one represented by Manton himself. If something were to happen to him, what recourse has he built into make sure that people could export their data easily and leave the service if the worst were to come to happen? Is that documented somewhere?

      Aside from this the service has one of the most reasonable turn-key solutions for domain and data ownership I've seen out there without running all of your own infrastructure.

  7. Sep 2020
    1. Blokland, I. V. van, Lanting, P., Ori, A. P., Vonk, J. M., Warmerdam, R. C., Herkert, J. C., Boulogne, F., Claringbould, A., Lopera-Maya, E. A., Bartels, M., Hottenga, J.-J., Ganna, A., Karjalainen, J., Study, L. C.-19 cohort, Initiative, T. C.-19 H. G., Hayward, C., Fawns-Ritchie, C., Campbell, A., Porteous, D., … Franke, L. H. (2020). Using symptom-based case predictions to identify host genetic factors that contribute to COVID-19 susceptibility. MedRxiv, 2020.08.21.20177246. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.08.21.20177246

  8. Aug 2020
  9. math.libretexts.org math.libretexts.org
    1. What are the factors?

      The numbers that are easily divisible to another number are known as factors of a number. For example, the factors of number 12 are:

      12 = 2x6 or

      12 = 3x4 or

      12 = 2x2x3

      What is factoring?

      Factoring is a complete process of finding out the factors of a particular numeral expression. Factoring trinomials means to find the exact numbers that can be multiplied to get a certain output.

      In order to factor an expression, it is mandatory to find the greatest as well as the common factor of the expression. Make sure to look for the highest common factor that can get the job done by dividing all of the numbers of the expression, evenly.

      Tracked attributes to Manual Factorization

      Manual factorization can be troublesome for many individuals, but we can make it really easy and understandable with the help of continuous practices. A factor phrase can be easily simplified with the help of manual leads to a detailed orbit. The factorized phrase can be consisting up to three integers, and it can be simplified using the concept of mn, mk, and k*n. These attempts may be unpredictable at times, which may lead to some unrelatable results. With the use of some tricks, exact factors can be pitched at the end of the process. For example, quadratic equations, when needed to factorize, usually expand. After expansion, factor results may be 1-2 step processes.

      So, more attention can be drawn regarding integral simplification with the help of manual factorization. As far as digital learning is concerned, it will provide exact results without losing attention.

      If you have enough tools (smart tools) and calculators, digital factorization will be more than easy for you. With the help of digital factorization, you will be able to track your best conclusions and manage distribution entirely for even the complex equations.

      For example, if we submit a mathematical phrase x²+5x+4 in the solution bar of a factor calculator, the result will be (x+1)(x+4). The result has been obtained by:

      Adding two numbers to obtain 5

      Multiplying two numbers to obtain 4

      As far as digital copying is concerned, you have to scroll down and go to the next page. Whereas, you can read the manual formulation at first glance. Those users who are unaccustomed to reading on-line or who prefer using laptops and computers tend to be more comfortable reading paper-based manuals. One of the things about paper-based manuals is that they are already printed along with all the procedures, which is why they can’t be updated and revised. On the other hand, digital practices are there that can be updated or revised anytime. This is something where digital practices are more compatible. It depends on your intended goals, whether you need paper-based factorization or digital factorization. The use of those factorization procedures also depends upon the purpose of manual keeping in mind your intended goals.

      The best thing about these calculators is, they can record the description for a particular question. It depends on the user whether he/she requires the final result or the detailed results.

      In order to get exact and accurate values, one should rely on digital calculators. Digital calculators are also easy to use, and there are so many custom online digital and factor calculators available one can use for digital calculations.

      These factoring calculators can discover the factors and factor matches of a positive or a negative number just like this factorial calculator. Before starting to use these factorization calculators, always make sure to know about the essential margins and probed knowledge of typical brain investment.

      In order to get accurate results within nano-second, use factor calculators. Factor calculators are trending these days as far as retaining the digital or smart information is concerned.

  10. Jul 2020
    1. Acknowledgments

      ”Blasphemy” and “irony” are mentioned--and continued through Kafer--to connote less math and masculinity and more--frankly--code, spoken from reclaimed empowerment. I couldn’t digest Haraway’s prose--within the coming Information Age she concentrates a lot of terms like machine parts herself--”Star Wars,” “Magic Mountain,” even “goddess” (Haraway 57). I wished for her own Dictionary.com to identify what these references meant to her.

      Did she mean to confound us for shock-factor’s sake? Because within her text that I could decipher I felt a postgendered, post-species, colorblind coalition that I couldn’t fully find affinity within, as much as the vague image of the Cyborg tantalizes me. For unity did she mean to catalyze divisiveness through language?

  11. Jun 2020
    1. Start the branching with 4 powers of 2: 20, 21, 22 and 23

      We branch with these powers because the prime factorization has \(2^3\). If it were instead \(2^5\), we would branch with \(2^0\), \(2^1\), \(2^2\), \(2^3\), \(2^4\), and \(2^5\), and we would have a branching factor of 6.

    1. Clark, A., Jit, M., Warren-Gash, C., Guthrie, B., Wang, H. H. X., Mercer, S. W., Sanderson, C., McKee, M., Troeger, C., Ong, K. L., Checchi, F., Perel, P., Joseph, S., Gibbs, H. P., Banerjee, A., Eggo, R. M., Nightingale, E. S., O’Reilly, K., Jombart, T., … Jarvis, C. I. (2020). Global, regional, and national estimates of the population at increased risk of severe COVID-19 due to underlying health conditions in 2020: A modelling study. The Lancet Global Health, S2214109X20302643. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30264-3