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Express-approved middlewares to use in your API

  • There are a lot of modules listed in the documentation, so it’s too much to cover all of them, but I’ll talk about a few that I use in most of my Express REST API’s, and when you might need to use them in your project.
  • If you want an even more basic setup to serve static files and don’t want to bother with this module, you can use Express’ built-in express.static (more info here).
  • But for production-level apps, I much prefer using a reverse proxy like nginx or HAproxy to serve static files.
  • Lastly, a note on the compression middleware module: the express middleware page lists this module as an option for gzip compresson, but – much like serving static files – I prefer to do this at the proxy/network layer rather than the app layer (using nginx or HAproxy).

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Fear and liability in algorithmic hiring

  • It would be a foolish U.S. business that tried to sell chlorine-washed chicken in Europe — a region where very different food standards apply.
  • But in the high-tech world of algorithmically assisted hiring, it’s a different story.
  • A number of startups are selling data-driven tech tools designed to comply with U.S. equality laws into the European Union, where their specific flavor of anti-discrimination compliance may be as legally meaningless as the marketing glitter they’re sprinkling — with eye-catching (but unquantifiable) claims of “fairness metrics” and “bias beating” AIs. Snake oil in software form?
  • Automation of something math won’t ever be able to “fix?” An impossibly reductionist dream of friction-free recruitment?
  • Deep down in the small print, does your USP sum to claiming to do the least possible damage?
  • And doesn’t that sound, well, kind of awkward?

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With better recall of our photos and videos, will our ability to forgive disappear?

  • Perhaps not gorgeously written like some of the earlier short stories in this collection, but Chiang manages to interrogate an incredibly deep and intellectual question about what truth means in a world of digital remembrance.
  • In the language of the Tiv are two words that describe different kinds of truths: “‘There is what’s right, mimi, and what’s precise, vough.’” That relates directly to the dichotomy in this short story’s title and its primary question around forgetting and forgiving.
  • Chiang structures the stories in such a way that we are compelled to confront our typical response to memory, that “forgiving” quite literally requires “forgetting,” and that new technologies — whether Remem, writing, or other ways of transmitting information — damage our ability to redefine and improve ourselves and others.

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These 2 numbers make clear why nominating Bernie Sanders is a major risk

  • Polling in the run-up to the South Carolina primary on Saturday suggests Sanders is in second and within striking range of former Vice President Joe Biden.
  • But objectively there is clear evidence that picking a nominee with Sanders' profile -- a 78-year-old self-avowed democratic socialist -- is, in fact, a risk.
  • When you look at the numbers for a "socialist" candidate, you start to see why Sanders' positioning could be much more problematic in a general election than a Democratic primary.
  • Which would suggest that disgruntled Republicans looking for someone other than President Donald Trump to vote for would not find it in a socialist nominee.
  • All the above does prove is that based on voter sentiments about who they would and would not vote for, choosing Sanders as the Democratic nominee does pose a real risk.

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Gilead clinical trials for coronavirus treatment remdesivir - Business Insider

  • The $95 billion biotech Gilead Sciences is accelerating its effort to test a promising potential drug to treat COVID-19, the disease caused by the spreading coronavirus outbreak.
  • The studies will assess different doses and treatment courses of the experimental antiviral medication, remdesivir, in about 1,000 patients with COVID-19.
  • A sense of urgency has been placed on the drug industry to identify and develop vaccines and treatments to halt the coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 2,700 people and sickened more than 81,000.
  • The National Institutes of Health's infectious disease unit recently started a trial of remdesivir in the US with COVID-19 patients.
  • Read more: The US is gearing up to test the first coronavirus treatments and vaccines.
  • Here's how 6 top drugmakers are racing to tackle an outbreak that's spreading around the world.
  • Health officials and experts have emphasized the potential for remdesivir.

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Gilead clinical trials for coronavirus treatment remdesivir - Business Insider

  • The $95 billion biotech Gilead Sciences is accelerating its effort to test a promising potential drug to treat COVID-19, the disease caused by the spreading coronavirus outbreak.
  • The studies will assess different doses and treatment courses of the experimental antiviral medication, remdesivir, in about 1,000 patients with COVID-19.
  • A sense of urgency has been placed on the drug industry to identify and develop vaccines and treatments to halt the coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 2,700 people and sickened more than 81,000.
  • The National Institutes of Health's infectious disease unit recently started a trial of remdesivir in the US with COVID-19 patients.
  • Read more: The US is gearing up to test the first coronavirus treatments and vaccines.
  • Here's how 6 top drugmakers are racing to tackle an outbreak that's spreading around the world.
  • Health officials and experts have emphasized the potential for remdesivir.

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10 Useful ML Practices For Python Developers

  • If your data is too big and you are working in the later part of the code like cleaning data or modeling, use nrows to avoid loading the huge data every time.
  • Use this when you want to only test code and not actually run the whole thing.
  • This is very applicable when your local PC config is not enough to work with the datasize but you like doing development on local on Jupyter/VS code/Atom.
  • When you are working with bigdata, it definitely feels good to know how much time is it going to take and where are we in the whole processing.
  • You can do great data cleaning and modeling but still, you can create huge chaos at the end.
  • My experience with people tells me many are not clear about how to write good API, its documentation and server setup.

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Swarms of locusts forced Somalia to declare a national emergency. Skin-crawling photos show how menacing their plagues can be.

  • Africa's worst locust outbreak in decades is threatening the continent at an unprecedented scope.
  • Desert locusts are the most destructive of all locust species — known for their speedy growth and enormous appetites.
  • A swarm containing an estimated 200 billion locusts was recorded in Kenya, and each insect can eat its own weight in food.
  • Keith Cressman, senior locust forecasting officer at the FAO, recently returned from northeast Somalia and told Business Insider that the locusts are like "a moving carpet of yellow and black objects" each behaving the same way, and packed together so densely that you can't even see the ground below them.
  • The insects have already destroyed hundreds and thousands of acres of crops in East Africa, and the UN is calling for international help to quell the crisis.
  • These photos show just how damaging the desert locust can be.

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Is migration part of the 'skin care routine' of whales?

  • For a long time, researchers had thought that Antarctic killer whales migrated once a year to tropical waters to give birth to their young.
  • In their new study paper — which appears in the journal Marine Mammal Science — the researchers explain that they tracked 62 Antarctic killer whales (Orcinus orca) for approximately 7 years, between 2009 and 2016.
  • The team behind the new study argues that whales thus migrate not to give birth, nor even in search of food, but to take advantage of warmer waters to molt — or shed dead skin that could otherwise affect their health.
  • Future research, they say, should aim to analyze skin growth patterns in both migratory and nonmigratory whales, in polar and tropical waters, all year round, in order to verify the current argument.

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10 Useful ML Practices For Python Developers

  • If your data is too big and you are working in the later part of the code like cleaning data or modeling, use nrows to avoid loading the huge data every time.
  • Use this when you want to only test code and not actually run the whole thing.
  • This is very applicable when your local PC config is not enough to work with the datasize but you like doing development on local on Jupyter/VS code/Atom.
  • When you are working with bigdata, it definitely feels good to know how much time is it going to take and where are we in the whole processing.
  • You can do great data cleaning and modeling but still, you can create huge chaos at the end.
  • My experience with people tells me many are not clear about how to write good API, its documentation and server setup.

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