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Yuriy Akopov
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Attended Taganrog State University of Radio Engineering
Lives in London, UK
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The 70-year-old woman had broken her leg while traveling in India. The bacteria in her system was resistant to 26 different antibiotics.
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At last the BBC sticks one to them! :)
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When the engineers had at last finished their work, Eugenia Kuyda opened a console on her laptop and began to type. “Roman,” she wrote. “This is your digital monument.” It had been three months since Roman Mazurenko, Kuyda’s closest friend, had died. Kuyda had spent...
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An honest libertarian being nationalists' useful idiot
The Long Read: Britain’s vote to leave the EU was the grand finale of a 25-year campaign by a lonely sect of true believers. Daniel Hannan wrote the script
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"In 1947 Hugh Dalton, then Chancellor of the Exchequer, used the budget to raise tobacco duty very sharply, by nearly 50%. This was largely to save foreign exchange at a difficult time, and to raise revenue: at that time the health dangers of smoking were not widely accepted. Indeed, during the war that had just ended, those in the armed forces had been provided with ‘smokes’ as part of their ration."
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A Global Search for Vincent van Gogh's Lookalike. http://www.iamvincent.com
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A transcript of MPs debating Chinook helicopter link service from Heathrow to Gatwick in 1978:
HELICOPTER SERVICE (HEATHROW-GATWICK) (Hansard, 23 March 1978)
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"Looking back over an 80-year lifespan, a typical person in a wealthy country would have seen his or her annual income quadruple. But looking from one year to the next, the improvements in living standards that come from higher incomes are glacial. The data may show that life is getting better, but average families feel no reason to break out the champagne.

Today, that is no longer good enough."
The long boom after World War II left Americans with unrealistic expectations, but there’s no going back to that unusual Golden Age
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Zubrin (wrote The Case for Mars) evaluates Musk's plan.
In his talk today, Musk presented a number of interesting and very useful ideas. I don't think they are practical in the form he presented them, but with a little modification, they could be made practical and very powerful. He's right on the mark about using methane/oxygen propellant, ...
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Sketcher in the rye
Education
  • Taganrog State University of Radio Engineering
    Computer Science, 1999 - 2005
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Other names
Yuri Akopov, Юрий Акопов
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Software engineer
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  • ShipServ
    Senior Developer, present
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London, UK
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Moscow, Russia - Taganrog, Russia - Mineralnye Vody, Russia - Rostov-na-Dony, Russia