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Emmy Noether's theorem, and a shallow dive into General Relativity.
"for every invariant, there is a corresponding conservation law ... conservation of energy is equivalent to time invariance in classical physics"
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6 hours ago by jgordon
Electronic health record data lock gets attention.
#1 Epic Care shares data as generously as Apple.
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12 hours ago by jgordon
American prisons: "pay-to-stay".
FL & WI pass debt to families. We are one screwed-up nation.
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15 hours ago by jgordon
Carbon Copy Cloner: restoring from User Library folder is a pain ...
It's invisible in Finder. Bit of a shock, at first looked like wasn't backed up.
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16 hours ago by jgordon
OS X Mail.app smart mailboxes gone? Restore from backup.
~/Library/Mail/V2/MailData/
- SmartMailboxesLocalProperties.plist
- SyncedSmartMailboxes.plist
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16 hours ago by jgordon
AT&T's international Passport program -- advice for iOS users.
I'd trade the aWatch for better iOS cellular data management.
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17 hours ago by jgordon
Stop using oral steroids for back pain.
Toxic placebo. Use non-toxic placebo.
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yesterday by jgordon
Author of ‘A Beautiful Mind’ on John Nash
Insightful and wise. Nash's son is disabled from schizophrenia.
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yesterday by jgordon
High altitude doubles SIDS risk.
Very big effect, maybe bigger than sleeping position.
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yesterday by jgordon
Another aWatch-circles-desk-drawer review.
I hope Apple resurrects iPod nano with aWatch tech.
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yesterday by jgordon
Ad Block: carriers may implement for mobile.
NYT embedded video have made me an AdBlockMobile fan.
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yesterday by jgordon
Tech and productivity: small numbers again.
IT fuels fraud and complexity as well as automation.
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yesterday by jgordon
NYT on BlackBerry fall.
Doesn't mention Pearl. Mistake.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Scalzi scores: $3.4 Million Deal for 13 Books.
Hope this is precedent for others. Great news!
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2 days ago by jgordon
On Reviews: two years post Microsoft.
Most corporations are like Microsoft. Talent waste.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Rhino history: ruled the earth for millions of years.
Nobody talks about flooding china with fake horns.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Franken/Collins (D/R) sponsor bill to divert mental ill from prison.
In US all bipartisan actions are best done very quietly ...
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2 days ago by jgordon
Twin Cities: St Paul joins Minneapolis at top of US park rankings.
Thanks to Dem mayor St Paul is getting better faster.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Minnesota unemployment 3.7%
Still dropping but may be near limit.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Obama Atlantic interview.
I will miss this President. A lot.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Nash NYT obit.
I wear seatbelt when in taxi.
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2 days ago by jgordon
American hegemony: little thanks to virtue.
Chance, isolation, aggression, murder. Bit of virtue.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Katrina follow-up: less local flaws, more Army engineers.
So what has changed? Interesting effect federal legal immunity.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Tsai corrects: Only Notes uses IMAP sync, Reminders and Contacts don't.
I took special note that Reminders used IMAP. I should have been more skeptical.
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3 days ago by jgordon
What to Do When You're Hit By a Car.
Minimal communication with insurance company, call BikeLaw lawyer, get police, etc. I wouldn't do all this for a minor collision.
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3 days ago by jgordon
Fixing the iPad: Family share and iBooks.
Hints that Apple is heading this way. Shame to see iPad die.
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3 days ago by jgordon
Reorganizations - did Petronius Arbiter really say that in AD 27? No.
Of course not. But it's a great quote anyway. Wish that Ogburn article were cheaper to buy.
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3 days ago by jgordon
In 2006 I thought Google would clobber PayPal.
Bit wrong there. There's a great longform piece to be written about why that didn't happen.
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3 days ago by jgordon
Science fraud: why?
Pressure, sure. But culture too, like CEO wages.
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3 days ago by jgordon
Crappy Antibodies: Chemistry research has a quality problem.
"300 companies selling something like two million antibodies".
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4 days ago by jgordon
Dog/wolf divide old and messy.
Like modern/neandertal but more so. Human/dog symbiosis nears 50K transformation.
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4 days ago by jgordon
CenturyLink 1 Gbps plans may have 250GB caps.
Amazing if true. It IS true that CenturyLink web site has NO useful performance data. Not even upload speeds.
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5 days ago by jgordon
Chinese racism is just routine.
No surprise to anyone who knows Chinese culture.
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6 days ago by jgordon
Alzheimer's and amyloid: 30+ year process.
I bet starts age 20 and progression rate varies. Smart people have further to fall.
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6 days ago by jgordon
Pushpin 4.0 out.
Still chokes on my pinboard set.
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6 days ago by jgordon
Health care journalists lessons learned are quite good.
Most physicians would agree, including part about health care bring risky.
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6 days ago by jgordon
Know Alabama, a 1957 school text on joys of the happy slave.
My 1960s catholic world history praised Children's Crusade.
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7 days ago by jgordon
Fallows goes ballistic on GOP evasion of Iraq invasion lessons.
Bush/Cheney were going to invade Iraq no matter what. Americans reelected them.
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7 days ago by jgordon
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