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Queen Elizabeth II has died

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.She died peacefully on Thursday afternoon at her Scottish estate, where she had spent much of the summer.The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change.Her son King Charles III said the death of…

Zuckerberg says FBI warning prompted Biden laptop story censorship

By David MolloyBBC NewsImage source, Joe Rogan / SpotifyImage caption, Zuckerberg appeared on the hugely popular Joe Rogan podcast in a rare unscripted media appearanceMark Zuckerberg says Facebook restricting a story about Joe Biden’s son during the 2020 election was based on FBI misinformation warnings. The New York Post alleged leaked emails from Hunter Biden’s…

The Jupyter+Git subject is now solved

Written: 25 Aug 2022 by Jeremy Howard Jupyter notebooks don’t work with git by default. With nbdev2, the Jupyter+git problem has been totally solved. It provides a set of hooks which provide clean git diffs, solve most git conflicts automatically, and ensure that any remaining conflicts can be resolved entirely within the standard Jupyter notebook…

Why no Roman industrial revolution?

This week we are taking a look at the latest winner of the ACOUP Senate poll, which posed the question “Why didn’t the Roman Empire have an industrial revolution?” To answer that, we need to get into some detail on what the industrial revolution itself was and the preconditions that produced it, as well as…

“Science must admire the honour and rights of all folks”

New ethics guidance addresses potential harms for human population groups who do not participate in research but may be harmed by its publication. Although academic freedom is fundamental, it is not unbounded. The same ethical considerations should underlie science about humans as apply to research with human participants.Well-established ethics frameworks govern the conduct of studies…