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Was reminded tonight of a very obscure title by Australian electro ensemble, Avalanches.
Thought I'd share it with you..

As someone with a software and analytics background, I’ve been learning statistics and I’m learning proof-writing. I’m not really good at it, but that’s OK: I know I’ll get better with practice!

Geohot (George Hotz) has been one of Musk's most loyal partisans, one of the 10x programmers Musk brought in to do hardcore software engineering at Twitter. He's not being sarcastic here.

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I am the Race and Justice Reporter at #Axios. I write about history and racism. Here's one:
The Underground Railroad to Mexico exposes a neglected history about the Black experience in the Americas. It's likely more enslaved Black people in the US escaped to Mexico than originally thought.
#undergroundrailroad #undergroundrailroadtomexico #blackhistory #history #latino #latinohistory #racism #slavery

A spectacular sight 1225m (4019 ft) beneath the waves off Baja California as E/V Nautilus encounters the amazing Halitrephes maasi jelly.

Full video:

#ocean #nature #science

One of the biggest achievements of humanity: the decline of child mortality during the last 200 years.

From my @OurWorldInData post on child mortality:

You can support free speech or your can support an authoritarian billionaire using his wealth to silence journalists

You can't do both

@taylorlorenz for the record: the account that uses loaded language and logical fallacies to cause angry mobs to target healthcare facilities is on Twitter, and a journalist who asked for comment is not.

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Finally finished reading through the first chapter of Statistical Rethinking today and it has me inspired to go back and work on some code I started writing to make inferences about the card game blackjack.

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