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Daniel Lemire
Works at LICEF Research Center, TELUQ, Université du Québec
Attended University of Toronto
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Dell sells servers with 6 TB of RAM:
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Mayo Clinic scientists have radically extended the the lifespan of mice—and humans are next 
​​Medical researchers at Mayo Clinic have made this decade's biggest breakthrough in understanding the complex world of physical aging.​
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+Cade Johnson  Once a cell is senescent, it is not functional so it cannot be used as part of a process to store your memory. If a memory depends on senescent neurons, then it is all gone. I also don't think that people who lose their memory do so because, primarily, of cell senescence as a causal agent. Remember that cortical neurons don't divide so they are not likely to enter senescence. What is likely true is that you have indeed lost a good deal of memories from your childhood... this would be true even without "aging". So, in a very real sense, as you age, the younger version of yourself dies a little... and this is true even in the absence of any form of biological aging... 
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Related Posts: Probabilities and the C++ standard Are C++ and Java declining? Picking N distinct numbers at random: how to do it fast? 000
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HI Daniel nice meet am Daniel as well I hope I will learn a lot from you
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External-Memory Sorting in Java : useful to sort very large files. https://github.com/lemire/externalsortinginjava
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Telomerase therapies to prevent and treat age-related diseases (open access paper by M. Blasco) 
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Beyond drugs...
Harvard research teams find a promising new approach that uses direct mechanical stimulation to repair severely damaged skeletal muscles.
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According to the BBC, UK scientists will soon be altering the DNA of human embryos. http://www.bbc.com/news/health-35459054
UK scientists win permission to genetically modify human embryos for the first time.
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it's a slippery slope from here...and +Cory Westgate that was so funny!
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Here is an important argument in favour of convenient automated access to the scientific literature: once you have that, you can use machine learning to understand what is happening...

"The results from two large-scale experiments with 3.8 million full-text articles and 48 million metadata records support the conclusion that full-text features are significantly more useful for prediction than metadata-only features and that the most accurate predictions result from combining the metadata and full-text features. "

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asi.23612/abstract
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+Shawn H Corey  It would.
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+Daniel Lemire I could, by impoverishing myself and my child, extend my life with maybe 20 years of feeble existence beyond what seem to be my otherwise relatively imminent end. As a society of one, I'm just not going to do that. 

I can't imagine many people doing that. Some try for a few more days, but if told they had to face 40+ years of bedpans they might rethink their choices. 
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How much trust are you supposed to give a peer-reviewed article? 
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Yeah, citation is (can be) mostly automatic these days anyway.
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Some ants do not "age" (Reminder: not all living organisms age like we do.)
P. dentata ants are among the very few species to show no signs of deterioration as they age
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that's interesting!!! 
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indexing - information retrieval - databases - collaborative filtering
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  • LICEF Research Center, TELUQ, Université du Québec
    Professor, 2004 - present
    Promoted to full professor in 2009. Funded by NSERC Discovery grants (2003-2007, 2007- 2012, 2012-2017) in computer science. Program committee member at major conferences (ACM CIKM, ACM WSDM, ACM RecSys).
  • National Research Council of Canada
    Research Officer, 2002 - 2004
    Founded and lead the e-Health research group. Designed the Slope One algorithm.
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Introduction
I have always been intensely curious and I am always scouting for new knowledge. I love to program and publish open source software.

I have had many jobs: researcher in a government laboratory, University professor, entrepreneur and consultant. 

I spent too much time on my formal education. It got me a Ph.D. and even a post-doctoral fellowship. But I consider myself to be an autodidact.

I have two great kids and a beautiful wife. I live somewhere near Montreal in a small house I love.

My home online is at http://lemire.me
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I drink my weight in coffee every day.
Education
  • University of Toronto
    B.Sc. (Mathematics), 1989 - 1994
    Graduated with very high distinction.
  • University of Toronto
    M.Sc. (Mathematics), 1994 - 1995
  • École Polytechnique and University of Montreal
    Ph.D. (Engineering Mathematics), 1995 - 1998
    Graduated in 2.5 years.
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