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hacker news link | site england france study
Timely reminder for everyone that there is as of yet no evidence that Apple/Google/DP3T/ExposureFramework based apps deployed in the wild actually work effectively. They've been deployed in a number o...
show context + On: Ireland's Health Service Open Sources Official Covid-19 Trac
hacker news link | site us study
Interesting about EB1A, didn't know.I agree that we need reform in this area. For one, a bidding system for H1-B type visas could prevent much of the abuse. Like you, I'm not a Trump supporter, but I ...
show context + On: H-1B: Government issues first-ever official estimate of visa
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hacker news link | site us study
There are some convincing studies that suggest otherwise. Combined with the fact that tech CEOs speak openly that salaries are too high, and conspire with each other to lower them, it seems fairly lik...
show context + On: H-1B: Government issues first-ever official estimate of visa
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You can't mention spurious linear regression without predicting the S&P500 with Leinweiber's price of butter in Bangladesh indicator.https://nerdsonwallstreet.typepad.com/my_weblog/files/datami......
show context + On: Abusing linear regression to make a point
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hacker news link | site netherland figures
I'd really need to see actual numbers for this, especially as this is kind of contrary to the yearly report Ster released two weeks ago. In this they stated that while the first couple months of 2020 ...
show context + On: Dutch national broadcaster saw ad revenue rise when it stopp
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hacker news link | site world table
...'cause _historically_ contextual advertising doesn't work better than targeted. And contextual targeting is hard, because determining context is hard and it can fail catastrophically (I recall the ...
show context + On: Dutch national broadcaster saw ad revenue rise when it stopp
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hacker news link | site netherland table
"what does "Scale" even mean here?"I meant in context of the number of publishers that advertisers need to deal with to purchase impressions.Cutting out the ad networks probably ma...
show context + On: Dutch national broadcaster saw ad revenue rise when it stopp
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hacker news link | site england table
I expect TfL's "Tube departure boards, line status and station status"[0] feed would suffice. It's updated every 30 seconds. Plenty more data available too.[0]: https://tfl.gov.uk/info-for/o...
show context + On: London tube map made from a working circuit board
It might be nice to be able to see train delays and flow.Circuit-board transit maps face the challenge of showing train flow with their few LEDs. Online transit maps have lots of pixels, but face the...
show context + On: London tube map made from a working circuit board
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hacker news link | site europe figures
It's really not low single digit. Firstly it's a proposal for ~€100bn (not ~$100bn), the current program is ~€80bn. Secondly if you look at the spending[1] more than 50% of it by any reasonable measur...
show context + On: CERN approves plans for a $23B, 62-mile long super-collider
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hacker news link | site timeline
I recently posted a link to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_particle_discoveri... in another thread.Go on and look at it. Cross off composite particles like Antihelium-4 and antihydrogen, j...
show context + On: CERN approves plans for a $23B, 62-mile long super-collider
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hacker news link | site world chart
If you follow science budgets and their growth around the world $23Billion is no big deal - http://uis.unesco.org/apps/visualisations/research-and-devel......
show context + On: CERN approves plans for a $23B, 62-mile long super-collider
hacker news link | site world study
There have reports both ways. It seems quite reasonable that nobody has been looking very hard where there aren't any symptoms. https://www.livescience.com/can-kids-get-coronavirus.html...
show context + On: 'Dramatic decline' in average age of Florida coronavirus pat
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hacker news link | site world figures
My grandfather never had a formal education and I've seen old articles of his with citations in three different languages. That was in the early 1900s. In the early 2000s the majority of my high schoo...
show context + On: International Standard Paper Sizes
hacker news link | site europe figures
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elections_to_the_European_Parl...> The allocation of seats to each member state is based on the principle of degressive proportionality, so that, while the size of the po...
show context + On: Welcome to the 21st Century: How to Plan for the Post-Covid
In this Google trends chart, which unfortunately has no data before January 2020, Coronavirus was not a thing until Mid of January: https://www.regenhealthsolutions.info/2020/03/21/google-laun......
show context + On: Wuhan hospital traffic, search engine data indicate virus ac
hacker news link | site china us
I'll respond in the hopes that you learn.First, your general assessment is wrong. The news was already reporting about US intelligence knowing about this in autumn of 2019, as well as China knowing ab...
show context + On: Wuhan hospital traffic, search engine data indicate virus ac
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hacker news link | site new-york chart
Can I just add that seasonal influenza varies widely from year to year? [0]It just so happens that this year was a moderately bad year in the US. I don't know about China. But, they'd have to exclude ...
show context + On: Wuhan hospital traffic, search engine data indicate virus ac
hacker news link | site germany study
Sorry, I cant replicate your result even with your link above. Is Google Trends showing the same results for you and me?There is actually a recent study that finds deviations in the Trends' results de...
show context + On: Wuhan hospital traffic, search engine data indicate virus ac
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If you zoom in, "December" here mostly means 12/31, the exact day the virus appeared in public news: https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?date=2019-12-09%202......
show context + On: Wuhan hospital traffic, search engine data indicate virus ac