Links 12/11/18

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Links for you. Science:

Genetically Modified People Are Walking Among Us
If you’re single with cancer, you may get less aggressive treatment than a married person
AI peer reviewers unleashed to ease publishing grind
Salmonella enterica Phylogeny Based on Whole-Genome Sequencing Reveals Two New Clades and Novel Patterns of Horizontally Acquired Genetic Elements
This #MeToo activist is focused on scientists

Other:

Why do Democrats love trapezoids? (important)
Ending pay to play in D.C.
How No Labels Went From Preaching Unity to Practicing the Dark Arts
Beware the Bush Family Image-Rehab Machine
Gorilla, susceptible like us, to flu, gets his shot at National Zoo
The Problem With Our Democracy Isn’t Gerrymandering. It’s Integers
Miami officer suspended after video shows him desecrating Jewish texts, chief says
After the latest Mueller news, these corrupt Trump moves look much worse
Tech Companies Get Big Tax Breaks To Come To The District. Is The City Benefiting?
Is History Being Too Kind to George H.W. Bush?
Twitter’s Caste Problem
We Went to a Steak Dinner Annuity Pitch. The Salesman Wasn’t Pleased.
Why is no one treating Bernie Sanders like the Democratic front-runner? (for what it’s worth, Sanders is the candidate that scares conservatives)
Running For Office Is Really Hard If You’re Not A Millionaire
The Truth About Facebook’s Fake Quest to Connect the World
The Media Is Erasing George H.W. Bush’s Catastrophic Harm To LGBTQ People
Climate Denial Was the Crucible for Trumpism

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3 Responses to Links 12/11/18

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    The Problem With Our Democracy Isn’t Gerrymandering. It’s Integers

    I haven’t even read the article but I know that it’s going to be stupid.
    “The Problem” – because there can be only one problem? Ha. I don’t see any sound reasoning to support that suggestion.

    • Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

      Having now read the article, the writer makes the additional assumption of a two-party system. His proposed solution would be a big F.U. to third parties.

  2. Bern says:

    Re: Why is no one treating Bernie Sanders like the Democratic front-runner?

    Because he is not a Democrat? (Not that he’s a socialist, either – no ‘government ownership of the means of production’ for him)
    Maybe more of a Hubert Humphrey Happy Warrior?

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