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  1. May 2020
  2. Apr 2020
    1. It seems kind of intuitively obvious that if you put something—whether it’s a scarf or a mask—in front of your nose and mouth, that will filter out some of these viruses that are floating around out there,” says Dr. William Schaffner, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University. The only problem: that’s not effective against respiratory illnesses like the flu and COVID-19. If it were, “the CDC would have recommended it years ago,” he says. “It doesn’t, because it makes science-based recommendations.”
  3. Mar 2020
    1. Well, the checkbox type has nothing to do with AI, but I’ve read that the type where you have to select “Which picture is …” does collect data to train AIs. It seems dear Dave is confusing between the 2 types.
  4. Feb 2020
    1. CAC Isn’t Shipping Apps With Configs A shallow reading of configuration as code might lead you to add a configs folder to your release package and throw in the files. That approach would be wrong and dangerous. That solution means that a configuration change requires a release of the application. This meets the goal of adding an audit trail for configs but muddies the water by mixing them with code changes. If a new feature requires both a code and configuration change, this might make sense. But what if you’re only changing the configuration? What if you’re just increasing a cache setting in production?
  5. Jan 2020
    1. Some questions are only asked by people with a fundamental misunderstanding. The friends who walk into my office and ask, “have you read all of these” miss the point of books.
    2. Because we underestimate the value of what we don’t know and overvalue what we do know, we fundamentally misunderstand the likelihood of surprises.
  6. Nov 2019
  7. May 2017
    1. "It is because of these hostile activities on the part of the United States and South Korea that we strengthen our national defence capability, as well as pre-emptive strike capabilities with nuclear forces as a centrepiece."

      It is very understandable that the North Korea would see these hostile activities on the part of the United States and South Korea as a threat.

  8. Feb 2017
    1. This may explain why English departments focus today on analyzing texts that arc deemed aesthetically superior, and why lhcy devalue more practical forms of language arts instruction

      That moment when you choose to take teaching rhetoric in a new direction and everyone claims you undermined the importance of what rhetoric was