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Detecting COVID-19 Outbreaks Through Wastewater Monitoring

  • At the moment, wastewater monitoring is slower and less accurate than individual testing: it takes longer to get results, and it’s harder to determine the exact neighborhood where the outbreak occurred.
  • That’s why looking at the virus concentration detected at a particular water treatment plant allows us to estimate the number of infected people in the area served by the plant.
  • But given the value of pinpointing new viral outbreaks, and compared to the cost and effort required to scale up individual testing, it’s clear this work needs to be done.
  • Manufacturing smaller versions of the monitoring equipment designed to work in large treatment plants would help us pinpoint outbreaks more accurately and cost-effectively.
  • If you’re involved in water management or viral outbreak monitoring and want to discuss bringing this technology to your city, we’d love to talk.

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Rediscovering Lotus Agenda (MS-DOS, 1989)

  • Terminal tools like GNU screen work, you can copy and paste between native applications, and you can use it over ssh.
  • I configured DOSEMU to map a few directories so I can save my files in the usual places, you just need to add something like lredir I: \\linux\fs\home\taviso\Documents to autoexec.bat.
  • The guide has you use Agenda as a task planner to enter upcoming events, like “Call Sarah this Friday to give her feedback on her proposal”, and demonstrates how Agenda can extract dates and activities from text you enter.
  • I wrote a quick parser that can convert it to JSON, so now you can use modern tools like jq to manipulate and transform the data however you wish.
  • If there is a commandline tool that will import data, e.g. a TaskWarrior user might use task add drop off laundry at dry cleaners, then you can create a macro in Agenda that simply launches that command.

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Building a Digital Clock using Python

  • In this post, I will show you how to build and design your digital clock window using python.
  • This is a simple project to get started with Tkinter, which is a built-in package that comes with Python.
  • And today we will use it to create our digital clock.
  • The great part of building your own digital clock is you can customize it as you wish.
  • The official Python page if you want to learn more.
  • The main package we will use is Tkinter.
  • In this step, we will first define the window panel using Tkinter package.
  • And after that, we will define the text design that we want to use for the digital clock.
  • As mentioned earlier, we will use Tkinter package.
  • Now, let’s work on the clock design.
  • You have created a simple digital clock application using only python.

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Building a Digital Clock using Python

  • In this post, I will show you how to build and design your digital clock window using python.
  • This is a simple project to get started with Tkinter, which is a built-in package that comes with Python.
  • And today we will use it to create our digital clock.
  • The great part of building your own digital clock is you can customize it as you wish.
  • The official Python page if you want to learn more.
  • The main package we will use is Tkinter.
  • In this step, we will first define the window panel using Tkinter package.
  • And after that, we will define the text design that we want to use for the digital clock.
  • As mentioned earlier, we will use Tkinter package.
  • Now, let’s work on the clock design.
  • You have created a simple digital clock application using only python.

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Building a Digital Clock using Python

  • In this post, I will show you how to build and design your digital clock window using python.
  • This is a simple project to get started with Tkinter, which is a built-in package that comes with Python.
  • And today we will use it to create our digital clock.
  • The great part of building your own digital clock is you can customize it as you wish.
  • The official Python page if you want to learn more.
  • The main package we will use is Tkinter.
  • In this step, we will first define the window panel using Tkinter package.
  • And after that, we will define the text design that we want to use for the digital clock.
  • As mentioned earlier, we will use Tkinter package.
  • Now, let’s work on the clock design.
  • You have created a simple digital clock application using only python.

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Building a Digital Clock using Python

  • In this post, I will show you how to build and design your digital clock window using python.
  • This is a simple project to get started with Tkinter, which is a built-in package that comes with Python.
  • And today we will use it to create our digital clock.
  • The great part of building your own digital clock is you can customize it as you wish.
  • The official Python page if you want to learn more.
  • The main package we will use is Tkinter.
  • In this step, we will first define the window panel using Tkinter package.
  • And after that, we will define the text design that we want to use for the digital clock.
  • As mentioned earlier, we will use Tkinter package.
  • Now, let’s work on the clock design.
  • You have created a simple digital clock application using only python.

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Step-by-Step: Programming Incrementally

  • Proponents of the feature branch approach claim that it is a safer way to work since changes to the feature branch don’t disrupt the master and cause bugs.
  • This is a problem for feature branches because they tend to “rot” over time, as the code base drifts further and further away, causing more and more merge conflicts with the branch.
  • I guess the right thing to do would be to branch off a new separate bug fix branch from master, fix the issue in that branch, merge that branch into the branch you are currently working on, and (once it passes code review) into master (so that other people get the bug fix before your feature branch is merged, because who knows when that will happen).

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James Randi, famed magician and skeptic, dies at 92

  • When he wasn't performing magic himself, he worked tirelessly to debunk the deceivers.
  • Of course, Randi said, he had an advantage -- he was also about 30 years younger than Houdini was when he attempted the feat.
  • In 1976, Randi and fellow skeptics established the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal to debunk claims of paranormal pseudoscience.
  • After years spent guest lecturing at esteemed universities, Randi established the James Randi Educational Foundation to help the public recognize unverified claims.
  • Randi came out as gay to the public at age 81, a few years before his retirement.
  • Penn Jillette, one half of the famous magic duo Penn and Teller, mourned Randi's passing in a series of tweets, calling him his "inspiration" and mentor.
  • At his retirement party in 2015, Randi performed one last card trick, 7 minutes in all.

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Meet the 37-year-old in charge of Google Health's biggest bet - Business Insider

  • Peng, a 37-year-old physician-scientist, is a product manager for Google Health who's tasked with bringing artificial intelligence tools to life through partnerships with health systems and doctors.
  • Drawn by its size and "DNA of creativity," Peng said she joined Google in 2013 after stints in venture capital and Doximity, an online networking site for doctors, similar to LinkedIn. Google Health's most advanced AI product, built by Peng's team, is an algorithm that can help diagnose diabetic retinopathy from eye scans.
  • The blindness it causes is preventable if caught early, but in some regions there aren't enough doctors to perform them, or people don't take it upon themselves to track down specialists for something that's purely theoretical, Peng said.
  • The former, in other words making Google products better for people with health concerns, comes easier, she said.

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Meet the 37-year-old in charge of Google Health's biggest bet - Business Insider

  • Peng, a 37-year-old physician-scientist, is a product manager for Google Health who's tasked with bringing artificial intelligence tools to life through partnerships with health systems and doctors.
  • Drawn by its size and "DNA of creativity," Peng said she joined Google in 2013 after stints in venture capital and Doximity, an online networking site for doctors, similar to LinkedIn. Google Health's most advanced AI product, built by Peng's team, is an algorithm that can help diagnose diabetic retinopathy from eye scans.
  • The blindness it causes is preventable if caught early, but in some regions there aren't enough doctors to perform them, or people don't take it upon themselves to track down specialists for something that's purely theoretical, Peng said.
  • The former, in other words making Google products better for people with health concerns, comes easier, she said.

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