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Coming Soon: Scaling Truth?

If Nassim Nicholas Taleb is right (which he almost always isn’t), and truth is artisanal, then we are fucking toast! Disinformation is already automated, right?! Thank Christ, this may be another example of Taleb saying something that sounds superficially appealing but which might not hold up under proper scrutiny. Disinformation and truth are both emergent…

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Lessons from the Jewish community for fixing #auspol

Lessons learned from the bare-knuckle politics of Jewish communal life can be applied to #auspol. There are ways forward. We just need decent, serious people – not dilettantes. And we really need decent media that reaches everybody. Welcome to the Meta Meta Monkey Punk Auspol weekly wrap up and welcome to my head cold. However…

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Failures of Automation: Misunderstanding the Hierarchy of Evidence

Folks who are into methodological blood sports would be hard pressed to find a more engaging fight than that between the Cochraneists and the Clinicians over oseltamivir (Tamiflu). You may or may not remember the rush to stockpile this anti-viral drug after the bird flu pandemic of 2005. The stockpiling came on the back of…

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The C word

This foul mouthed, inaugural Meta Meta conversation ranges from the C word and feminism, to the biological underpinnings of patriarchy, to how shit the 90s were and why Arabic pop is actually the best kind of pop! You heard me! Home We publish on the lands of the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung people of the Kulin…

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The Best of Twitter – All In One Spot!

The Best of Twtitter All in One Spot! Enjoy our curated Twitter feeds that put the best of Twitter all in one spot. Asher Wolf – #auspol, privacy, good governance, & human rights Tweets by @Asher_Wolf Adam Jacoby – #auspol, direct democracy Tweets by @adamajacoby Denise Shrivell – #auspol, good governance, & human rights Tweets…

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  • Trump's impeachment lawyers 'tending toward conspiracy theories' says Schumer – live trial updates January 23, 2020
    Democrats to continue prosecution on third day of trialRepublican senators unmoved after managers open caseHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 5.56pm GMT The House impeachment managers have arrived at the Capitol to begin their second day of opening arguments in the Senate trial.Managers making their way into the Senate […]
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  • Manchester United standing by Ole Gunnar Solskjær despite fans' ire January 23, 2020
    Woodward also under fire but manager safe for now‘It’s not about immediate success, it’s about where we are going’Manchester United have given Ole Gunnar Solskjær their unequivocal backing after the dismal home defeat by Burnley that prompted calls for change at the club.Solskjær’s team have lost eight times in the Premier League this season and […]
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  • China coronavirus: three tested for virus in UK as first death confirmed outside Hubei province - live news January 23, 2020
    Patient in Hebei has died; possible cases in Scotland come as World Health Organisation committee meets for second day over China virusThree people ‘being tested for virus’ in ScotlandChina: five cities in lockdown as lunar new year festivities scrappedChinese tourist says she evaded coronavirus checks to fly to FranceWhat is the Wuhan coronavirus and how […]
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  • What is the coronavirus and how worried should we be? January 23, 2020
    Experts fear latest strain of virus from Wuhan may spread across worldCoronavirus latest news - liveCoronavirus: Chinese cities in lockdownIt is a novel coronavirus – that is to say, a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered before. Like other coronaviruses, it has come from animals. Many of those infected either worked […]
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  • Boris Johnson's Brexit bill becomes law January 23, 2020
    Withdrawal agreement bill receives royal assent, leaving Tories cheering and SNP angryFollow all the latest political news on our live blogBoris Johnson’s Brexit deal has become law after it received royal assent from the Queen, having cleared all its stages in parliament.Tory MPs cheered the deputy speaker Nigel Evans as he confirmed in the House […]
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  • Plane crash victims remembered as ‘brave Americans’ as audio emerged of a terrified call for help January 23, 2020
    The three firefighters who died after their plane crashed while battling raging bushfires in southern NSW have been remembered as “brave Americans”. Investigators will begin piecing together the events that caused the large aerial water tanker, known as Zeus, to crash in the Snowy Mountains region on Thursday afternoon. TheThe post Plane crash victims remembered […]
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  • China reports first death outside coronavirus epicentre January 23, 2020
    Authorities in China reported on Thursday the first death outside of Hubei, the central province where a new SARS-like virus epidemic is believed to have originated. The health commission in northern Hebei province, which borders Beijing, said in a statement the patient, 80, died on Wednesday but was not confirmed toThe post China reports first death […]
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  • ‘The youth needs to understand…’: Mnuchin mansplains to Thunberg how cash trumps climate January 23, 2020
    Following the latest spat between US President Donald Trump and Greta Thunberg, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin takes a new dig at the climate activist, telling her she needs to put environmental issues "in context".The post ‘The youth needs to understand…’: Mnuchin mansplains to Thunberg how cash trumps climate appeared first on theIndependents.
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  • Talk like an Egyptian: mummy's voice heard 3,000 years after death January 23, 2020
    Egyptology Researchers in UK recreate Nesyamun’s sound using 3D version of his vocal tractThe post Talk like an Egyptian: mummy's voice heard 3,000 years after death appeared first on theIndependents.
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  • China’s response to the coronavirus shows what it learned from the Sars cover-up | Thomas Abraham January 23, 2020
    Opinion Sars China’s response to the coronavirus shows what it learned from the Sars cover-up Thomas Abraham Beijing is determined toThe post China’s response to the coronavirus shows what it learned from the Sars cover-up | Thomas Abraham appeared first on theIndependents.
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