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The death of corporate research labs

The death of corporate research labs

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In American innovation through the ages, Jamie Powell wrote: who hasn’t finished a non-fiction book and thought “Gee, that could have been half the length and just as informative. If that.” Yet every now and then you read something that provokes the exact opposite feeling. Where all you can do after reading a tweet, or…
YouTube removes interview with professor of medicine on Covid stats and policy

YouTube removes interview with professor of medicine on Covid stats and...

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Video13:00 Note: this is the video that YouTube took down for “violating guidelines”. They rejected our appeal to have the video reinstated. Judge for yourself if it is dangerous material… We had a wide-ranging discussion, in which he said: The virus is ‘getting tired’ – In the past two weeks, the virus is showing signs…
How a Misquotation Is Born (2017)

How a Misquotation Is Born (2017)

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Mark Twain is one of many who gets credit for famous quotations he never wrote or said.Credit...Jeff Chiu/Associated PressHow fitting that the man often credited with saying “a lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes” most likely did not invent the phrase.Commonly attributed to Mark Twain,…
Team reveals genomic history of ancient civilizations in the Andes

Team reveals genomic history of ancient civilizations in the Andes

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An international research team has conducted the first in-depth, wide-scale study of the genomic history of ancient civilizations in the central Andes mountains and coast before European contact. The findings, published online May 7 in Cell, reveal early genetic distinctions between groups in nearby regions, population mixing within and beyond the Andes, surprising genetic continuity…
Show HN: Fantasy Congress – a fantasy sports website for politics

Show HN: Fantasy Congress – a fantasy sports website for politics

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Draft Choose real life members of congress for your team Compete Configure your team to get the most points each week Win Get the most points during your season to win Move over fantasy football If you enjoyed crushing your friends and family at fantasy sports, just wait until you own them at politics too.…
Show HN: Pdf.to – PDF Editor, PDF to Word, PDF Combiner

Show HN: Pdf.to – PDF Editor, PDF to Word, PDF Combiner

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Show HN: Common ownership between S&P 500 companies

Show HN: Common ownership between S&P 500 companies

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Shared Ownership Dashboard } Holder Ownership Vanguard Group, Inc. (Subfiler) 7.95% Capital Research & Management Co. 7.34% State Street Corp. 4.15% Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLC 2.93% BlackRock Institutional Trust Co. NA 2.42% T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management) 2.27% BlackRock Fund Advisors 2.16% Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) 1.83% Geode…
Show HN: Broadway, RabbitMQ, and the Rise of Elixir

Show HN: Broadway, RabbitMQ, and the Rise of Elixir

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ContentsStep 1: Create a new Elixir project with required dependencies - commitStep 2: Setup development Docker Compose stack - commitStep 3: Add HackerNews API module and supporting struct - commitStep 4: Create GenRMQ module to communicate with RabbitMQ - commitIn this two part series we’ll be talking about what a message queue is and when…
Show HN: ZmURL – Eventbrite for Zoom

Show HN: ZmURL – Eventbrite for Zoom

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Get Started for FreeContinue as GuestA website that elevates your event.Your event deserves more than an ugly registration form. Set the tone for a great time with a beautiful website.Prevent Zoombombing with Built-In Privacy.Share your link on social media without letting trolls in. Configure your event to require RSVP and manual approval.Make Money for Hosting…