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Colour me unsurprised.
Few pros, but cons include upped risk of infection, microbiome changes, drug resistance.
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In hospitals now, you can use alcohol hand rub, instead of soap & water, unless your hands are visibly soiled. 

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Overconfidence comes when people focus on doing all the easy parts of a task.
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Little p-value What are you trying to say Of significance? — Stephen Ziliak, Roosevelt University economics professor How many statisticians does it take to ensure at least a 50 percent chanc…
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"both authors suggest maybe their co-author hacked into the computer and altered the results." LOL

But the author also spends the whole article doing philosophy, then complains that philosophy is terrible. LOL again.

(Edit: Above is re: Scott Alexander article, not the ASA statement.)

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https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/327:_Exploits_of_a_Mom for those who need an explanation of the reference
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Redflow is a Australian company doing large scale batteries (e.g. for solar power installations). The tech uses a liquid electrolyte, which has interesting effects on how the technology scales.
 
Excited to be one of Redflow's first customers (via +GizmodoAU)
Aussie company Redflow announced its innovative zinc-bromine ZCell battery earlier this year, and tomorrow it’s getting its first public debut a...
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Only for temperatures up to 45C? Needs to be in the shade then. Probably climate change won't cripple it during its expected lifetime. What's the scaling benefit? Is it a shipping/distribution thing?

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The beatings will continue until morale improves! #BurpingTheBaby
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I did not know about this. Does anyone know the justification? Without a strong justification, I don't like it.
The debate over warrantless mandatory data retention was just the tip of the iceberg, as the ABS's removal of census anonymity demonstrates, writes Chris Berg. If you blinked, you missed it. On December 18 last year, the Australia Bureau of Statistics announced that at the 2016 census in August ...
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I find Eliezer interesting to read, even when I don't agree with all of what he says. Here is is commenting on the AlphaGo games, just post game 3.
(Long.) As I post this, AlphaGo seems almost sure to win the third game and the match. At this point it seems likely that Sedol is actually far outclassed by a superhuman player. The suspicion is that since AlphaGo plays purely for *probability of long-term victory* rather than playing for ...
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I guess I've come to understand his idiosyncratic language.  I wouldn't suggest you spend time learning it for this article - Nick Bostrom's book is probably a better introduction to the genre... if you want to go there.

I think game 4 where Lee Sedol came back to win disproved a bunch of his hypotheses about the first three games.

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Women's contributions to open source are more likely to be accepted than men's.
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In NSW, births must be registered within 60 days. Only very advanced children will be registering their own...
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Software Engineer
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  • Google
    Software Engineer, 2013 - present
  • University of New South Wales
    Adjunct Senior Lecturer, 2013 - present
  • University of New South Wales
    Conjoint Senior Lecturer, 2003 - 2012
  • NICTA
    Senior Researcher, 2003 - 2012
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Education
  • Carnegie Mellon University
    PhD (Comp. Sci.), 1995 - 2002
    Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / Robotics
  • University of New South Wales
    Graduate Diploma of Applied Intellectual Property, 2010 - 2013
  • University of Sydney
    BSc. (Comp. Sci.), 1991 - 1994
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Programming Laws and Reality: Do We Know What We Think We Know?
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How well do programming maxims stand up when compared with hard data?

Mosquitoes can smell your ankles
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Studying the mosquito's sensory pathways helps scientists find new repellents.

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Green politician meets US whistleblower in Moscow to discuss possibility of helping parliamentary investigation into US spying

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How Intellectual Property Reinforces Inequality - NYTimes.com
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In the war against inequality, we've become so used to bad news that we're almost taken aback when something positive happens. And with the

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On 17th July 2013 I delivered a talk at the CommsDay Wholesale and Data Centre Summit in Sydney about the NBN called "The Ideal Wholesale NB

Snowden's Constitution vs Obama's Constitution | Techdirt
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Edward Snowden is not a constitutional lawyer. But his public statement explaining his decision to blow the whistle on what he and Congress

ATO's clunky E-tax for Mac highlights cultural problems | ZDNet
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Can risk-averse government agencies and a tendency to fall for the sunk cost fallacy ever deliver forward-looking applications?

Beyond Conroy: Australia's future internet politics | ZDNet
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Whether it's the Coalition's Malcolm Turnbull or Labor's candidate, any future communications minister faces the same long-term issues — and

What It's Like to Get a National-Security Letter
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Brewster Kahle is one of very few people in the U.S. who can talk about receiving a national-security letter.

Want To Lose More Weight With Less Effort? Epigenetics Can Help. - EpiBeat
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Genetic and lifestyle factors both play important roles in controlling our weight, and epigenetics has recently emerged as a powerful new to

Profits Without Production
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So what’s really different about American economy in the 21st century?

the filter, reloaded
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Another chapter has opened on the internet filtering debate in Australia. You might recall a scrappy and quite effective campaign that raged

Skype with care – Microsoft is reading everything you write - The H Secu...
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If you thought Skype messaging was private, think again. The H's associates at heise Security have discovered that Skype/Microsoft analyses

This Is What Happens When Publishers Invest In Long Stories
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We decided to experiment with a new superlong article format akin to slow live blogging. When we looked at the traffic charts below our jaws

Why You Should Always Confront Prejudice
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You should always confront prejudice because you will find a way to justify not doing.

I stayed in the Hotel Pod Vezi while on my honeymoon and we didn't try this creperie downstairs until our last night in Prague. Big mistake. It is a small place, and doesn't have the ambiance of many of the restaurants in Prague, but the crepes were very very good.
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The Ritz is great value. A wonderful local cinema. I wish there were more like it around Sydney.
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reviewed a year ago
Best Indian food I've had in Sydney. Generous servings and attentive service. Not too expensive, but not cheap. I do wish they'd turn off the Bollywood video though...
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Poor service, mediocre food, not cheap. Won't be going back.
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reviewed a year ago
Great hotel. Would stay again.
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