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I am probably working on Hubski.

Send me a PM or post with the tag #bugski if you think something is broken.

I filter #thebeatles.

I do not agree with everything that I post. I hope you don't either.

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mk  ·  1 day ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: "Right Matters and the Truth Matters"

    Power and money is all that there is.

Most of the time, but not all of the time. That's why I find history so interesting. You never know when.

mk  ·  1 day ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: "Right Matters and the Truth Matters"

This was a very good speech. I don’t know if there are any GOP senators that will put country before party, but we all know what is going on here.

mk  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In Opioid Trial

    "I think this is just the tip of the iceberg," said Brad Bailey, a former federal prosecutor and current defense attorney who has been following the Insys trial closely. "It's a template that prosecutors will continue to use."

Hopefully. A little bit of this could go a long way. I'd rather he get the 15 years, but if multiple executives start going to jail, it will have knock-on effects across the industry.

Huh. Those tweets are gone.

mk  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 22, 2020

There seems to be an unspoken rule in Silicon Valley that says you don't have kids or politics.

I downloaded my 23andMe data the other day, and have been perusing my SNPs on and off. This has left me feeling that: 1) I'm genetically OK, and 2) SNPs are not very useful in isolation. Combinations are probably far more useful.

I think that this is a place where massive computing power and sequence analysis should be coupled with every clinical trial. In fact, I think you could make a pretty kick ass biotech company that just took results and DNA from completed trials, and looked for subgroup effects. As this could revive IP, companies would probably pay for you to take a look.

I have a feeling that Klobuchar might surprise in Iowa. Not first or second, but maybe third.

mk  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: BlackRock’s Kapito: People in cash won’t be able to ‘retire in dignity’

‪Jerome Powell has much more to do with today’s $100B TSLA valuation than people buying cars. I hope the crash that follows doesn’t sour the industry on EVs.‬

mk  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Trillion Tree Campaign

Weird. My brain. Why does it do what it does?

mk  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I'm having all four of my wisdom teeth out in 12 hours, kinda freaked out.

I had a couple that were impacted and had to be broken apart. It was nbd. It was in my substance heyday, and to their surprise, I woke up right as they finished. I recall a girl in the recovery room was there when I went in, and still there as I strolled out.

mk  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Donald Trump has been Impeached.

It happened. He was impeached.

mk  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: He had a dream

This morning I was playing Legos with my 7yo daughter. She was quietly singing We Shall Overcome to herself.

I disagree that we can’t ban it. We can ban it, and prosecute anyone that does it heavily.

If the people don’t want it, we can ban it. If politicians want it and we don’t, we vote them out. It’s a matter of the will of the people.

    The right to privacy is a battle that will never be won. This dragon will never be slain, because the technology isn't the problem - it's the people demanding its existence, and their ever-increasing ingenuity when it comes to thwarting our rights.

It can be slain. Political power lies in the people.

mk  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 366th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

Happy Birthday, Dolly.