- 's first female : "Sahle-Work Zewde (Amharic: ሳህለወርቅ ዘውዴ, born 21 February 1950)" - "She was elected president unanimously by members of the Federal Parliamentary Assembly on 25 October 2018."


#robots #ai #future #perspective - "A World Without Work: 6 Scenarios" 

"Machines will one day be able to carry out all tasks currently performed by humans. We asked the economist Gilles Saint-Paul to describe six possible futures for the 22nd century."



#DNA #CRISPR #science - "Scientists Have Invented an Awesome New CRISPR Method That 'Skips' Over Gene Sections" 

"The gene-editing technology CRISPR is already making a huge difference across many scientific fields, but its importance could be about to grow even further – scientists have discovered a new technique that can leave out particular sections"



#ai #F4iA - "Can data reveal the saddest number one song ever?" 

"Data journalist Miriam Quick put Spotify’s new to the test, analysing over 1000 tracks to find the saddest pop songs to top the charts. The results were surprising."



"Researchers Successfully Put Bioengineered Lungs Into Pigs - D-brief"

In some cases, the bioengineered lungs stayed healthy and viable for months.



So the honorable advanced along his journey exactly on the π ("Pi") day which also happens to be the of

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ReTooting this nice one from "s_synadj" at the birdsite today:

"π Happy Pi Day π ! Happy 139th Birthday to ! RIP , who left us early this morning. You'd have to be pretty irrational to not celebrate "

(Illustrations from that original tweet.)
Ref. twitter.com/s_cynandj/status/9

Plus a cool π cake from the "NobelPrize" account at the birdsite, too. Ref. twitter.com/NobelPrize/status/

"New Research Suggests Ripple Is Even More Centralized Than Previously Thought" - Bitcoin News

"Critics have taken aim at XRP for years, claiming that Ripple exerts an unprecedented degree of control over transactions, something the company has always denied."



I am getting increasingly annoyed with having to "favourite" toots that I merely want to or check out later, just because of the lacking in / /(*clients?).

How many people mistakenly / subconciously think that this situation of misusing "favouriting" (in lack of proper options) indicates "agreeing"/"cheering" or the like?


Ripple to cooperate with-Moneygram:

"(..) and this is exactly what the developers of want to and develop. is not going to use the itself, but rather, the structure connected with it"



- What kills most americans per year?

- Armed ? (21)
- ? (31)
- ? (69)
- Home-brewed or immigrated ? (9)
- Hit by a ? (264)
- Falling out of ? (737)
- Shot by Fellow ? (11737)


What is your "NQ"? :-)

"How are you… and can you blame your ? – quiz

If you’re brutish and promiscuous it could be your ancestors’ fault, says Ben Ambridge"



"Liberty to invest £700m in new 'green steel' strategy."

"Steel-maker Liberty House is about to launch a massive green investment campaign as it looks to quadruple production capacity."



"Bitcoin Account Holder Loses $100K Over Public Wireless Network

An unidentified 36-year-old man who owns a account has lost more than 100,000 euros ($117,000) worth of Bitcoins while he was logged in on a public in a restaurant in , ."



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