R.I.P. John Erhardt, Guitarist for Wussy and Ass Ponys. Wussy is one of the great rock ‘n’ roll bands of our time. The band and their UK label will be hosting a watch party tonight (11
May) showing their great 2016 London gig in his memory. https://www.spin.com/2020/05/john-erhardt-guitarist-for-wussy-and-ass-ponys-dies-at-58/
“But for countries trying to go it alone, like the UK, the restrictions could literally be fatal.”
Without Apple and Google, the UK’s contact-tracing app is in trouble - The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/5/21248288/uk-covid-19-contact-tracing-app-bluetooth-restrictions-apple-google
Have any of my scientist-friends out there used juno and/or junoconnect to run python/jupyter notebooks on the iPad? https://juno.sh
Now that we’re debating how to end the lockdowns, someone’s going to have to start explaining decision theory. #WhatsYourLossFunction?
RIP music producer Hal Willner. Best known for his work on #SaturdayNightLive and with Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, &c, but my favourite was his Brecht-Weill tribute album from ‘85, Lost in the Stars. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_in_the_Stars:_The_Music_of_Kurt_Weill
R.I.P. Margaret Burbidge, who has passed away at 100. She was at the forefront of our understanding of at least two fields in astrophysics and cosmology. https://andrewjaffe.net/blog/2010/03/margaret-burbid.html
Why isn’t the government publishing more data about coronavirus deaths?
And, ideally, someone should be curating and coordinating the heterogeneous data that is available from many countries and organisations. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/02/government-publish-data-coronavirus-deaths?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
@Help when trying to use the m.b sharing extension from The Guardian newspaper app, there is no ‘post’ button.
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