Reddit and the Struggle to Detoxify the Internet

April 21, 2018

QT:{{”
Toward the end, the square was a dense, colorful tapestry, chaotic and strangely captivating. It was a collage of hundreds of incongruous images: logos of colleges, sports teams, bands, and video-game companies; a transcribed monologue from “Star Wars”; likenesses of He-Man, David Bowie, the “Mona Lisa,” and a former Prime Minister of Finland. In the final hours, shortly before the experiment ended and the image was frozen for posterity, BlackVoid launched a surprise attack on the American flag. A dark fissure tore at the bottom of the flag, then overtook the whole thing. For a few minutes, the center was engulfed in darkness. Then a broad coalition rallied to beat back the Void; the stars and stripes regained their form, and, in the end, the flag was still there.
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Reddit & the Struggle to Detoxify the Internet
https://www.NewYorker.com/magazine/2018/03/19/reddit-and-the-struggle-to-detoxify-the-internet Describes an interesting expt: users compete & collaborate to determine the content of white square. “Toward the end, the square was…a collage…logos of colleges…teams… [&] likenesses of the Mona Lisa”


Mapping the mouse Allelome reveals tissue-specific regulation of allelic expression | eLife

April 21, 2018

Mapping the mouse Allelome reveals tissue-specific regulation of allelic expression https://eLifeSciences.org/articles/25125 More noncoding than coding #allelic activity. Also, finding windows of allelic activity for chromatin

Daniel Andergassen,
Christoph P Dotter,
Daniel Wenzel,
Verena Sigl,
Philipp C Bammer,
Markus Muckenhuber,
Daniela Mayer,
Tomasz M Kulinski,
Hans-Christian Theussl,
Josef M Penninger,
Christoph Bock,
Denise P Barlow ,
Florian M Pauler ,
Quanah J Hudson

Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria;
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria;
Institute of Molecular Pathology, Austria


Could baby’s first bacteria take root before birth?

April 21, 2018

Could baby’s first bacteria take root before birth?
https://www.Nature.com/articles/d41586-018-00664-8 Interesting discussion of the controversy around detecting trace exogenous sequences in human tissues. Perhaps relevant to #exRNA?


Noise machine research

April 21, 2018

https://sleepjunkies.com/features/sleep-soundly-with-white-noise/


How to Sleep Better – Best Sleep Gadgets and Products

April 21, 2018

https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/a18930172/best-sleep-gadgets/


unitasking – Wiktionary

April 21, 2018

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/unitasking


Gordonstoun – Wikipedia

April 21, 2018

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordonstoun


Plane crash Crown

April 21, 2018

Did The Crown Unnecessarily Change Prince Philip’s Tragic Backstory? https://www.vogue.com/article/the-crown-prince-philip-childhood-plane-crash/amp


Braising – Wikipedia

April 20, 2018

like stewing

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braising


Delta Shuttle at LaGuardia Moving Terminals – Points Miles & Martinis

April 19, 2018

https://pointsmilesandmartinis.boardingarea.com/2017/12/delta-shuttle-laguardia-moving-terminals/