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This seems to be one of those narrow stats that misses the meta around it.There's more meta around it.People in this age group seem to switch jobs a lot. This roughly falls in line with what Gallop fo...
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Another note from the study is that 50% of the women who left didn't leave tech, they left private tech companies and went to create a startup, become an independent worker or join a government agency...
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hmm the 50% number comes from https://www.accenture.com/_acnmedia/PDF-134/Accenture-A4-GWC..., which seems to get the figure from a 2016 study (https://www.ncwit.org/sites/default/files/resources/wome...
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This[1] is their source description for Luxembourg. Following their "country profile" link from there, their source seems to be saying around 1% positive test rate for Luxembourg[2].So it's ...
show context + On: MicroCOVID: Estimate the Covid risk from your ordinary daily
I love the effort to quantify things! It's a great approach.I am sure there are a bunch of ways to nitpick but I appreciate the approach.I personally think you need a drop-down for age and your risk t...
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Not to be an apologist for crappy pharma behavior, but some of the accusations don't seem that egregious."An internal slide presented to the company's drug pricing advisory board showed that the ...
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Lots of conversation on the cost of US healthcare seems hyper-focused on prescription drug prices. A report released last week seems to contradict the notion that prescription drug prices are the culp...
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This is an interesting theory to play around with. If you look at the regional revenues listed on Bayer's site[0] North America accounts for €15.1 billion of revenue, while Europe/Middle East/Africa a...
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How is that supply restricted? Medical schools are pretty much full, but many schools are going to great lengths to expand available spaces. Med school enrollments are up about 30% since the early 00'...
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https://www.cbsnews.com/news/timeline-president-donald-trump...Feb 26: "And again, when you have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero, that's a prett...
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Due to its legacy Fortran (similar to COBOL) is still being heavily used inside its niche application i.e. numerical computation. The irony is that some of the languages touted be Fortran replacement,...
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Short answer: Yes, highly-focused skills-centric but narrow education has a long history.Longer answer:It's useful to keep in mind the (usually) unstated goals of educational systems:- Produce a tech...
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The durability of the infrastructure should be informed by how long the camps tend to exist. My first result is a world bank[1] blog that says it's about 17 years. So a more automated system like plum...
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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6137697/ : meditation probably contributes to mental states that arent unlike DMT induced ones.we are chemical soups sloshing around within our meat sacs.i...
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A lot of the things that "everyone knows" are wrong. The point of science is to have a systematic way to tell the difference between things that seem intuitively true and things that are act...
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But you seem to be suggesting that we ignore skin color as a relevant factor, despite the data, out of a belief that any correlations drawn from that data must be distorted to further a political agen...
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Also not the study, but the results would be in line with another study I know about from the book "The Righteous Mind":"... we tested how well liberals and conservatives could understa...
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It's increasingly looking like there are deep biological reasons for expressions like "gut instinct". There are a lot of neurons in the digestive system. A recent paper[2] appeared to show t...
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The OECD Better Life Index is exactly that:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OECD_Better_Life_IndexIt's an alternative to macro-economic indicators such as GDP that measures quality of life across 11 dime...
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Here's the "report card" (PDF) on the app's data-gathering and privacy features, prepared by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties: https://www.iccl.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/ICCL-DRI-HS...
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