The #science aboard @spacex #Dragon will help us learn about atmospheric carbon’s relationship with climate, will use ground-breaking tissue chip technology to study how microgravity affects humans, and will study how DNA is affected by radiation. Read: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/news/spx17-research
According to this study France’s technology #procurement #policy that required government agencies to favor #FreeSoftware over proprietary software was a huge success: 0.6% - 5.4% yearly increase in companies that use Free Software, 9% - 18% yearly increase of IT-related startups, a 6.6% - 14% yearly increase in the number of individuals employed in IT related jobs and 600,000 Free Software contributions per year from #France https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3355486 #pmpc #PublicCode
I really want to love #StarTrekDiscovery. I like the characters. I like the design aesthetic. I like the acting. I like the focus on inter-personal relationships. I like Pike. I even like the new Klingons. But the plots (especially for season 2) have been blisteringly incoherent.
a nice overview of the currently available #Clojure data science libraries https://alanmarazzi.gitlab.io/blog/posts/2019-01-21-clojure-scientists/
This is phenomenal
I am excited to let folks know that the introduction to "All Data Are Local: Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society" is now available online: https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/all-data-are-local Let me know what you think! The hardback edition will be available in full color this April! @email@example.com
Why does a mega-corporation worth almost a trillion dollars, led by the richest man in the world, need our $3 billion in subsidies? That’s what I asked Amazon execs yesterday. This seems like vulture monopolistic capitalism at its worst.
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