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Coding by request

Even though it is not a common discussion topic in our community, we all would agree that software is created under the implicit assumption that it is going to last forever. 2,369 more words

Scientific Method

No Test Kits Required: Testing Patients for COVID-19 Using Data

We are right in the middle of a big mess right now. The world economy crashing, famine, chaos. Our leaders going from hoax to chokes in days. 3,141 more words

Computational Finance

Have the French cured COVID-19? Not so fast

There has recently been suggestion that a combination of two medications (azithromycin, a macrolide antibiotic) and hydroxychloroquine (a drug which targets malaria parasites, and which is also used in rheumatic disease like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus) may help COVID-19. 1,718 more words

Coronavirus: Let's not forget who and what gives us our best chance.

We’ve never had it as good as we’ve got it right now, and we should be thankful for it. Fear and uncertainty have gripped global consciousness on a scale not seen since the height of the Cold War, yet we are still more secure than all of our ancestors combined. 538 more words

Current Affairs

gods, science and explanation

If you think that it would be impossible to improve upon the Ten Commandments as a statement of morality, you really owe it to yourself to read some other scriptures. 1,799 more words


The scientific method: a weapon against fake news

Controversial topics often open up the possibility for alternative facts – or fake news. The purveyors of fake news are often relentless, occasionally charming, and can be very convincing. 182 more words

The Universe Will....

I am confused. When people say or declare that the universe will act on their behalf who or what are they referring to exactly? I thought I knew what the universe was but I thought maybe I missed something. 357 more words

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