In both academia and medicine you have the rise of an administrative class that does not actually produce anything. https://twitter.com/erictopol/status/1132345184866320384
Lisa Carrington and Scott Martlew clinch World Cup gold http://bit.ly/2Wxif5r
One more reason to eliminate cigarettes from our lives!
Not only do plastic cigarette butts take 10-15 years to break down, but they leak toxins into our environment! One butt in 2 gallons of water is enough to kill small crustaceans. Help us recycle the world's most-littered plastic:
Endless sycophancy from Indians in praise of a demagogue fascist. Stockholm syndrome at its worst. Indians are the new Nazis.
Mr @narendramodi, like Mr @realDonaldTrump, is accused by his critics of behaving like an authoritarian strongman. Truth is that Indian democracy, like American democracy, is robust enough to deter the authoritarian creep https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-modis-big-w…
Making trains and buses more affordable for those who need it will help to ensure all New Zealanders have the opportunity to be earning, learning, caring or volunteering.
India is the world's most racist country - not an inclusive-tolerant society as the commentators want you to believe. A society like this when gets a populist bigot as its undisputed leader, you must expect the worst. Hiding behind a shadow will not help. http://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/most-racist-countries/
Heading to @email@example.com IASSIST 2019 conference in #Sydney tomorrow, will run a workshop on structural equation modelling on Monday. I am going to use @firstname.lastname@example.org style of teaching. Check out more about the workshop here, :-), https://arinbasu.github.io/2019-05-19-iassist/
Horrifying example of the dangerous consequences of #PredatoryPublishing - it's not just the publishers who stand to make a buck at the expense of societal trust in scientific research. ^FT #PeerReview
"Experts in the field of nutrigenetics,..., explain these negative results quite simply: "The investigators happened to choose the wrong genetic variants. It may well work with others."
303 BJP MPs, not one is Muslim. This is clearly a party constructing itself as a party of/for Hindus, a party that plans to make India a Hindu state. Just as we have Constitutional safeguards for Dalit/Adivasi representation, we need to have Muslim representation written into law
A portrait of lost city. Read it. https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2019/05/23/lost-calcutta/
Between 2017 and 2019, nearly hundred people from villages in Haryana officially died in road accidents. What actually happened to them is beyond imagination. Investigative #longread from @leenadhankhar and me https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/haryana-scam-cashes-in-on-the-terminally-ill/story-Nr5HHN4jsWC5gUwA6sqGMK.html
Scary. A multi-million insurance fraud that preyed on disease, poverty, desperation via @htTweets@twitter.com https://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/haryana-scam-cashes-in-on-the-terminally-ill/story-Nr5HHN4jsWC5gUwA6sqGMK.html
The boys are watching, Snigdha Poonam, The Cult of the Hindu Cowboy: https://granta.com/cult-hindu-cowboy/
Insightful and well written! @KanchanGupta@twitter.com, Icing on the cake was "Modi, the newly crowned unquestioned strongman of India who is here to stay for the foreseeable future (his critics and opponents should not pin their hopes to winning the 2024 election"😃
University of Canterbury. R. Big Data. Archlinux. Emacs.