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This is the sort of article that you hope ends with, "... and the EPA fined them billions of dollars, and everyone lived happily ever after," but it doesn't.
Concerns about the safety of Teflon and C8 first came to wide public attention more than a decade ago, but the story of DuPont’s involvement with C8 has never been fully told. Internal documents reveal that DuPont long suspected C8 was harmful and yet continued to put the company's workers and the public at risk.
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+Chris Dragga Man, seeing the picture of the Ohio river in that was just heartbreaking.
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This is pretty crazy. San Francisco public schools will be teaching algebra a full 2 years later than I learned it.
Parents of high-achieving students say delaying the course until high school will slow children's progress.
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There is a 1 in 3 chance that the northwest coast will be entirely destroyed in the next 50 years.
The next full-margin rupture of the Cascadia subduction zone will spell the worst natural disaster in the history of the continent. Credit Illustration by Christoph Niemann; Map by Ziggymaj / Getty
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Artificial Neural Networks have spurred remarkable recent progress in image classification and speech recognition. But even though these are very useful tools based on well-known mathematical methods, we actually understand surprisingly little of why certain models work and others don’t.

Over on the Google Research blog, we take a look at some simple techniques for peeking inside these networks, yielding a qualitative sense of the level of abstraction that particular layers of neural networks have achieved in their understanding of images. This helps us visualize how neural networks are able to carry out difficult classification tasks, improve network architecture, and check what the network has learned during training. 

It also makes us wonder whether neural networks could become a tool for artists—a new way to remix visual concepts—or perhaps even shed a little light on the roots of the creative process in general.
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Anyone out there have a sit/stand desk they'd recommend? Every review site I can find has a business relationship with their top pick. :-/
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Today in obscure hobbies: Box-modding

I really like small, compact things, but I also like board games. Those two don't usually work well together. Board games are designed with over-large boxes to increase their visibility in the store, but they rarely have the production money to make the interior work well for long term storage. Hence, craft projects to redesign the interior of the box.

Eldritch Horror is a fantastic game, but it takes so long to set up that we lose half of our playing time by the time it's ready. (We don't have much playing time these days.) This box mod was designed to fit the base game and both expansions into the original box. It also lets you set up the game quickly, because almost all the components can be lifted out and placed directly on the table without any more arrangement.

The part of the design I'm proudest of is the expanding card box. It holds the cards tightly for storage, but expands on the table so you can flip through them like a rolodex.
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Just after finishing this, I discovered that there's another expansion on the way: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2015/4/30/strange-remnants/

There's no way I'm getting it, because it won't fit in my box!
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If you’ve never really noticed the wide range of colors that can adorn the domestic cat, you might want to spend some time skimming…
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Fastening staps on baby clothes is not a linear time operation. Baby attention spans make it at least n^2.
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Rather than age, we should categorize children by their blast radius.
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Yeah, age is a pretty useless number, especially the first few years.
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Baby stuff is covered in absurd "you will kill your baby" notices, but this one wins. I had no idea that loose fitting clothes could spontaneously combust. I was in such grave danger as a teenager.
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Safety hint: keep children away from open fires and they will not ignite. Avoid all heat sources in excess of about 140 degrees and they won't burn. The added chemicals and safety warnings are designed for those who find it difficult to avoid for risk factors. 
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My attempt to turn Riya's name in Devanagari (रिया) into an ambigram. I finally gave up on perfect symmetry since I couldn't keep the अ from looking like an ई without making things look "really strange."
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  • Google
    Software Engineer, 2006 - present
  • Amazon
    Intern, 2005 - 2005
  • The Medical Art Company
    jumped-up illustrator, 2000 - 2002
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    Computer Science, Economics, 2002 - 2006
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Great food. Good prices. Lots of vegetarian options.
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Might be the worst food I've had. The beef had so much msg that my tongue was numb afterwards. My wife ordered a vegetable torta and something was off about the oil, such that it made her want to throw up. She ordered a grilled cheese as a replacement (how can you screw up grilled cheese?) and even that was bad. I don't normally write negative reviews, but I'm still feeling stomach pangs and don't feel like moving, so the best use of this time is warning others about this place. BEWARE.
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Food: Poor - FairDecor: GoodService: Good
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