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
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
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!