Links 2/8/20

Links for you. Science:

200 Oxford Nanopore sequencers have left UK for China, to support rapid, near-sample coronavirus sequencing for outbreak surveillance
Green energy could now be cheaper than fossil fuels thanks to breakthrough
Frank Press, guiding force in U.S. science policy for years, dies at 95
Should The Brown Bat Become D.C.’s Official Mammal?
Are frauds incompetent?


The time has come to kill the Iowa caucuses
Who Is More Competent? The Democrat[ic] Establishment Or The Sanders Campaign?
Iowa Forgot the Whole Point of the Caucus
“Far and away the most disorganized place I’ve ever been a part of”: Inside Acronym’s disastrous foray into the Iowa caucuses
Educated fools
Barbara Smith, Who Helped Coin the Term ‘Identity Politics,’ Endorses Bernie Sanders
If you want to understand what happened with Shadow and the failure of the Iowa Caucus app, you have to understand how electoral campaign tech work is done and funded.
How The Trump Admin’s Attempt To Perpetuate The Voter Fraud Myth Failed Miserably
Climate scientists are not priests or prophets: Assessing climate policy requires much more than science.
Upstate GOP leaders plotting to impact SC Democratic primary by boosting Bernie Sanders (Democrats did the same with Trump though; Republicans are ruthless and uninihibited, not necessarily smart)
Blame Iowa? Nope, the Democrats Did This to Themselves
One of America’s most prominent racists just received the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Donald Trump will be acquitted. American politics will be convicted.
Coronavirus Crisis Shows China’s Governance Failure
The divisive Democratic operative behind Shadow, the app that broke Iowa
In Quarantined Wuhan, Hospital Beds For Coronavirus Patients Are Scarce
Why You May Never Learn the Truth About ICE
A US Pastor Also Wanted To Get Rid Of The Ambassador To Ukraine — Because She Backed LGBTQ Rights
Faulty Iowa App Was Part of Push to Restore Democrats’ Digital Edge
Will the White House Order New Federal Architecture To Be Classical?
How Did We Get Here

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