Yoda: Children Synthesize Two Dollar Version of Martin Shkreli’s $750 Malaria Drug

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Children Synthesize Two Dollar Version of Martin Shkreli’s $750 Malaria Drug

The aim was to enable anyone in the community (from professors and pharmaceutical professionals, to undergraduates and school classes) to help solve our most pressing health concerns. […]

Anyone could take part, all the data and ideas had to be public domain, and there were to be no patents. Our lab notebooks were no longer sitting on the bench of a locked lab, but were updated in real time on the internet.

 

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Dec 7

Anthony Judge: Engaging an Opposing Ideology via Martial Arts Philosophy – Reframing the challenge of Trump and Jihadism as worthy opponents

Anthony Judge

Anthony Judge

Engaging an Opposing Ideology via Martial Arts Philosophy

Reframing the challenge of Trump and Jihadism as worthy opponents

Introduction
Beyond unworthy whining of the standard bearers and the wise
Recognizing the worthiness of a successful opponent
Recognizing contrasting “styles of play” in engaging opponents
Regroup / Rethink / Reframe vs Reactive Resistance?
Getting the collective act together: relevance of the martial arts
Potential insights from kata philosophy?
Game-playing in global governance?
Eliciting the complementarity of intractable opponents
References

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Dec 7

Berto Jongman: Facebook Censorship Widens

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Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

WAR ON WORDS: Facebook Censorship Widens, Website to Curate ‘Favored’ News

The US media’s neoMcCarthy-like witch hunt continues as social media giant Facebook creates a newly designed feature that allows the website to curate ‘favored news’ in its News Feed section.

A new feature called ‘Collections’ created by Facebook appears to be yet another exercise in formalizing group think – specifically designed to highlight “approved” mainstream ‘news’, while serving to push down or quell any political piece or issue which falls outside prescribed mainstream Western media talking points.

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Dec 7