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    In the Baltimore scheme there are seven Groups of...

    In the Baltimore scheme there are seven Groups of virus instead of six.
    III (rotavirus)
    V (influenza)
    IV (coronavirus)
    II (parvovirus)
    I (herpes)
    VI (HIV)
    VII (hepatitis B)

    I've...
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    Ordinary Linear Regression

    In my posts, I try to achieve a balance between rigor and a simple intuitive presentation.
    For this post I sacrifice rigor, and just try to outline why linear regression is elegant!



    There are...
  3. So you would allow "controversial" books to be...

    So you would allow "controversial" books to be donated to the school library. Could teachers tout the books for extra reading, or even mention the books at all? Or is that permitted only when the...
  4. Reality check: Biden's gaffe was so important...

    I have no idea what you are asking.[/QUOTE]

    Reality check: Biden's gaffe was so important you started a thread about it. But you are unfamiliar with the Tim (Cook) Apple gaffe?

    What do you...
  5. Maybe it's time to dust off the platinum coin...

    Maybe it's time to dust off the platinum coin solution to this Republican extortion.

    Remember that? When the GOP wanted to shut down the entire Obama government, there were proposals that...
  6. :confused: The thread is about the debt ceiling,...

    :confused: The thread is about the debt ceiling, not "infrastructure" or "illegals" or whatever you're still babbling about. We need 51 votes to abolish the insane debt ceiling forever. If the...
  7. The Party of Humans needs to play hardball like...

    The Party of Humans needs to play hardball like the Party of Liars does. The Senate Parliamentarian is causing trouble? Replace her! If the GOP felt it necessary there's no doubt they'd appoint...
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    RNA translation

    I didn't study biology in school, but after reading Life on the Edge by Al-Khalili and McFadden and a couple of books by Nick Lane. I've become fascinated by the low-level details of life and life's...
  9. Thread: RussiaGate

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    There's much talk in the thread about "hatred of...

    There's much talk in the thread about "hatred of Russia." Is that the same as "hatred of Putin and of Russian kleptocracy"?

    I hated the Trump Administration but I didn't hate the U.S. I hated...
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    A reminder that the true death total from...

    A reminder that the true death total from Covid-19 is 50% or 60% higher than official numbers show. Some Covid deaths are described differently on death certificates. The "true" death toll should...
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    Walk us through this please. Who is trying to...

    They are killing people.[/QUOTE]

    So you say. Sounds more like a justification for dictatorship. "I'm doing it for your own good, I swear."[/QUOTE]

    Walk us through this please. Who is trying...
  12. Asking for a citation shows remarkable lack of...

    That is the only thing about Elder that would have made his win in any way palatable, speaking for myself at least.

    But breaking down a single racial barrier is not worth the deaths of hundreds of...
  13. Can't the hierarchy of legal standards be...

    Given your education, I'm surprised you would ask a question like that.

    If you need education about social media bubbles, or the difference between evidence and proof, ask around. I'm not going...
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    If you doubt this, consider this famous...

    If you doubt this, consider this famous mathematical joke: "The axiom of choice is obviously true, the well-ordering theorem obviously false, and who can tell about Zorn's lemma?"

    The punchline is...
  15. Like many such maps, this one emphasizes area...

    Like many such maps, this one emphasizes area rather than population, and is therefore misleading.

    The 23 smallest California counties added together have a smaller population than ANY of the ten...
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    There, there. I think he pardoned everyone who...

    [/QUOTE]
    Sympathy, schmimpathy. If it was THAT unfair, why didn't you pardon them? Oh, yeah, because of how it would reflect on your self-centered ass.

    That's not two-tiered, that's...
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    In other news, RKOT(?) has spread it all over the...

    In other news, RKOT(?) has spread it all over the Internet that Biden is so stupid he thinks the Covid-19 vaccine prevents hurricanes. Has this story reached centrist commentators like Tucker...
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    Sorry. All I had at the time was a b/w TV.

    And none of those times even hold a candle to that time that one guy on that one forum somewhere called a tan suit gray.[/QUOTE]

    Just coming here to post this. ^^

    The suit was tan. Jesus,...
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    This latest treason by AOC should flabbergast all...

    This latest treason by AOC should flabbergast all true Americans. It will rank up there with Sec'y-State Hillary organizing the Massacre at Benghazi, FDR defaulting on the U.S. dollar. Abe Lincoln...
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    Steve — Your code might be easier to read if you...

    Steve — Your code might be easier to read if you used the CODE tag.


    int main(int argc, char **argv)
    {
    int i, t, totit = 0;
    double ey = 0;

    for (i = 1; i < argc;...
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    I've spent some effort working with random...

    I've spent some effort working with random numbers. Not the PRNGs themselves (though I'm sure that's fascinating) but how to "massage" the random bits once you get them.

    For example, assume...
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    "Milley treason" already gets 4.5 million Google...

    "Milley treason" already gets 4.5 million Google hits.

    But the real treason would have been if Milley had NOT acted to safeguard the world from the sociopathic brat.
  23. If the GOP were formed from scratch today, with...

    If the GOP were formed from scratch today, with its present "values" and talking points, it would probably be put on an FBI watch-list as a terrorist organization.



    Calling MTG a "right wing...
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    This article ("‘9/11 millionaires’ and mass...

    This article ("‘9/11 millionaires’ and mass corruption: How American money helped break Afghanistan") gives a different look at the tragedy in Afghanistan.
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    Dr. Z might want to check his irony...

    Please get the vaccine. People are dying.
    NO!
    Please get the vaccine. People are dying.
    NO!
    Please get the vaccine. People are dying.
    NO!
    Please get the vaccine. People are dying.
    NO!...
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