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Archive for October, 2022

Links for October 2022

Saturday, October 8th, 2022

‘You Can’t Sail Around the World By Yourself’: Susie Goodall wanted to circumnavigate the globe in her sailboat without stopping. She didn’t bargain for what everyone else wanted.

China overtakes the US in scientific research output: Between 2018 and 2020 China published 23.4% of the world’s scientific papers, eclipsing the US.
“The Japanese NISTP report also found that Chinese research comprised 27.2% of the world’s top 1% most frequently cited papers.”

U.S. aims to hobble China’s chip industry with sweeping new export rules.

A Nation-State by Construction: Dynamics of Modern Chinese Nationalism by Suisheng Zhao

Memo to Democrats: Inflation Only Beats You If You Don’t Talk About It by Mike Lux

Ukraine war expert links:
Kamil Galeev
2022 Ukraine Crisis: Reporters, diplomats, heads of state and analysts tweeting on the Ukraine crisis

Texas Woman Nearly Loses Her Life After Doctors Can’t Legally Perform an Abortion: ‘Their Hands Were Tied’

Running doesn’t wreck your knees. It strengthens them. Contrary to popular opinion, distance running rarely causes knee problems in runners, and often leaves joints sturdier and less damaged, link, link2

OneZoom tree of life explorer

Why I’m Not Writing About This Year’s Nobel by Chad Orzel
“the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics was announced as going to John Clauser, Alain Aspect, and Anton Zeilinger, “for experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science.””

Pluralistic: 20 Oct 2022 It was all downhill after the Cuecat by Cory Doctorow

The Highest-Rated Beer in Every State (2022)
Too many high ABV stouts!