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For some time now, I've had trouble submitting reports on posts or threads. Sometimes they go through, other times they do not, with the error message: "An error occured while trying to submit your...
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Following on from APG's post, I thought I would change my own password, in part to see why the system would not accept her new password. I found myself unable to do so... Until, that is, I thought to...
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I was hoping to post semi-regular updates about what I'm doing, partly because it's good to keep AB science active, partly because it's helpful for me to think about what I'm doing, and partly because...
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About two weeks in to my time in Croatia, may as well post an early non-science update. This is partly because about 90% of my active time has been spent sorting out endless paperwork, to join the...
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Hi all This time next week, I'll be in a different country, starting a physics postdoc in Croatia. Absolutely terrified, frankly. Also means I probably won't be so active on here for a while. Having...
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I'm posting this in news for two reasons: 1. Maximum attention to one of the day's more interesting stories. 2. Just because it has a science bent doesn't mean it didn't pick up interest from multiple...
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Anyone watching this and enjoying it as much as I am?
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For those of you who are interested, it's 10 days now until The Mandalorian returns to Disney+. Best thing to come out of Disney Star Wars yet, and the second season looks set to be even better, with...
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One of the more bizarre stories in recent weeks has been this one: Trump is apparently seriously considering a pardon for Edward Snowden, the whistleblower that was such a big story seven years ago....
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It is pretty obvious why I'm posting this: I'm attempting, perhaps mistakenly, to draw at least some analogy between the debate then, when women were fighting for decades to gain access to what we now...
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https://www.nvdaily.com/nvdaily/pastor-criminal-charge-dropped-struggle-not-finished/article_94cc6488-bf90-5133-b413-6f77ae7133f2.html...
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For the two of you who may care, my ongoing personal quest to understand the latest UK Covid figures and make predictions about the future continues. Things are naturally complicated by the fact that...
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It was hard not to read the thread about AB members and how lockdown has affected them without being deeply moved, especially by the tragic stories there. It got me wondering if there was a random act...
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Well, certainly the patient wouldn't be worried about Covid-19 any more... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtgVxGkrX1Y...
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As is usually the case, the answers are "possibly" and "fairly, maybe?". But this is also an interesting video to see how statistical analysis can be used to even try to answer the question....
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Should the petty crime industry be the next target for a Government bailout? https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8213795/Burglaries-plummet-30-cent-parts-Britain-coronavirus-hit.html...
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https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/coronavirus-case-counts-are-meaningless/...
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A highly relevant video providing a hopefully easily watchable introduction to how to model disease spread. NB: plenty of disclaimers from the video poster himself. Toy models only. But still highly...
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On its current trajectory, the US will record more confirmed cases than China by Friday, and should pass around 1000 total deaths from Covid-19 at around the same time. Some of this is down to...
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https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/william-shatner-horse-semen-divorce-settlement...

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