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Scientists have developed a new type of gene editing CRISPR system, called CRISPR-Cas3, which can efficiently erase long stretches of DNA from a targeted site in the human genome, with the potential to seek out and erase such ectopic viruses as herpes simplex, Epstein-Barr, and hepatitis B.
news.cornell.edu/stories/2019/

This is actually real, AFAICT. It is a comedy of errors whose tragedy can't be overstated. MEPs fatingered the wrong buttons, casting votes that resulted in the worst internet regulation in western history becoming law. Seriously.

RT @doctorow@twitter.com

Article 13 will wreck the internet because Swedish MEPs accidentally pushed the wrong voting button
boingboing.net/2019/03/26/jfc-

🐦🔗: twitter.com/doctorow/status/11

I remember when I thought USB-C was going to be great. Fuuuck.

I lost the urge to write two years ago and it hasn't ever really recovered.

The Case for Getting Rid of Borders—Completely

No defensible moral framework regards foreigners as less deserving of rights than people born in the right place at the right time.

theatlantic.com/business/archi

Unpopular opinion 

incompetence levels are currently at 100% but fluctuating wildly

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I am looking for someone inside Google who can get me in contact with anybody on the Google Docs team(s).

I work with indigenous language support, and currently Google's Docs APIs are insufficient for getting the UX up to scratch for grammar and spell checking for Sami and Inuit languages. We can't do the squiggles or add corrections to the context menu 😔

Please help, even a boost might do a lot. 😄

Shatner's Brain 

LOCAL BEE DECIDES TO TAKE SAVING THE PLANET INTO HIS OWN HANDS

Lol Sweden. Bus stop all fogged up, someone wrote "shqipe 4-life”. Albanian. Love the strangeness.

Travis being acquired is a strong dislike from me

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