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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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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 ...
show context + On: Congressional investigation shows Celgene, Teva plotted to k
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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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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...
show context + On: Goodhart's Law and how systems are shaped by the metrics you
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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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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...
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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......
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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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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
There's not really any evidence that bull markets die of old age.[1] For example prior to 2020, Australia had 29 years of robust economic growth without a recession.[2][1] https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03...
show context + On: May sees biggest jobs increase ever
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CNBC has some analysis on what jobs were created at : https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/05/record-job-gains-heres-where...Looks like vast majority were in hospitality. Unfortunately, the warning sign is ~-...
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Seems to good to be true, and in the FAQ starting page 9 there is some interesting info:In May 2020, 5.4 million people were included in the "other reasons" category—about two-thirds of the total 8.4 ...
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Thanks for the info.If those dates are correct for the first week of Jan., then the CDC was actually very aggressive for a govt. agency, since Wuhan was still trying to cover it up that week. (See lin...
show context + On: The CDC's Coronavirus Death Rate Estimates Are Too Low, Many
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Fun fact, 30-40% of the food in our supply chain is wasted. So, we're actually not too far from that. Sure, the meals aren't directly wasted by the company and rather through the supply chain. But, th...
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Growth in the US is 20% real, 80% bubble. Every now and then the bubbles burst, the baloons deflate to their actual value. And then greed accelerates things again. Unfortunately the acceleration happe...
show context + On: America's Growth Ponzi Scheme
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https://washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/novdec-2015/bloom-and...>What, then, is the missing piece? A major factor that has not received sufficient attention is the role of public policy. Throughout mos...
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Yes. Data is the key. You can't automate and employ AI without harvesting data. That's one of the reasons all this is being consolidated. Farmers are too fragmented to act together to generate and pro...
show context + On: An Airbnb for farmland hits a snag, as farmers raise data pr
https://twitter.com/statesdj/status/1252698777296797698?s=21> If you're hoping a vaccine is going to be a knight in shining armor saving the day, you may be in for a disappointment. SARSCOV2 is a high...
show context + On: Instacart announces new Covid-19 policies and plans to hire
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>In the general population overall, Covid is undeniably more deadly than the flu, but only about 3-5x (and I think 3x personally right now).I don't see how you get close to 3X more deadly than the flu...
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