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Nov 9, 2023


Translucent microbe deviates from common genetic code PNAS

Why My Recession Rule May Go Fallacious This Time Claudia Sahm, Bloomberg. URL: “one-highly-accurate-recession-indicator-could-be-wrong-this-time.” Why didn’t the editor simply write “This One Neat Recession Trick”?

How one affected person discovered errors within the algorithm making transplant choices FT

Couchfish: The Hire Seekers Of Journey Couchfish. Effectively price a learn, particularly for the twist on the finish.


Lengthy COVID modified the incapacity panorama. What does that imply for HR? HR Dive.

Many HR folks, [Disability Management Employer Coalition CEO Bryon Bass] has discovered, expect workers to “”use the magic phrases of FMLA, or ‘.’””

“”That’s not one thing that the common individual goes to simply spew,”” Bass stated.

So write these phrases down. Additionally, “spew”? From an advocate?


China slips again into deflation in worrying signal Straits Instances

Discontent in China on the rise as economic system slows: survey Enterprise Instances


A turning level in Myanmar as military suffers large losses BBC

Chinese language Evacuate Border ‘Rip-off City’ Besieged by Myanmar Resistance The Irrawaddy. If China had an aristocracy, Southeast Asia would function “a huge system of outside reduction” for them, a lot because the Colonies did for the UK within the days of the Empire.


Bihar Caste Survey: The Who’s Who within the Information The Wire

Why The Demand For Artwork Brushes Is Decimating India’s Mongooses Madras Courier


Tunnel Rats Redux (excerpt) Spy Discuss. The ethical is within the lead, although.

Inside Israel’s tunnel battle in Gaza: The terrifying actuality of clearing Hamas’s ‘metropolis beneath a metropolis’ that stretches for miles – as witnessed by The Mail’s NICK CRAVEN who joined IDF troopers who discovered not less than 17 subterranean fortifications Every day Mail. That stated, the Hamas tunnels… 

… remind me powerfully of Al Quaeda’s mountain redoubt. Identical vitality:

The redoubt that Bin Laden had someway managed to wrestle his kidney dialysis machine into. Anyhow, IDF assures us that all the pieces’s going based on plan:

So, for the reason that IDF line is the official line, what Seymour Hersh and his sources emitted a mere three days in the past was cope?

Some Israeli officers concern that point is operating out as a result of it’s not identified how lengthy the air within the tunnels can be breathable.

In the meantime, the Hamas troopers nonetheless alive within the tunnels beneath Gaza can be suffocating quickly from an absence of contemporary air, as there may be little gasoline left to run the mills needed for a relentless stream of oxygen.

I imply, both “time is operating out” out on Hamas or they’re ready for “extended stays underground.” One or the opposite I wouldn’t presume to say who’s mendacity — and so they all could possibly be — however anyone is. (Oh, and all of the protection appears to say “130 tunnels” have been destroyed. However I’m undecided whether or not it’s tunnels per se, or tunnel entrances. The principally duplicative pictures recommend the latter.)

Investigation disproves Israel declare of Hamas tunnel underneath Gaza hospital Al Jazeera. One for the judges, I suppose.

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A damaged Netanyahu is miscalculating over Gaza, former Israeli PM says Politco

Parody: Psychiatrist of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Commits Suicide SOTT. From 2020. Be aware the phrase “parody.” This story has now mutated and propagated extensively. Search on essentially the most vivid phrase, on this case the putative psychiatrist’s “I can’t take it anymore” — a very good rule, and on this case clearly directionally right — and also you’ll discover a slew of latest display pictures (though nary a hyperlink to this, the unique supply). 

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A Biden objective is restraining Israel ‘by way of the bear hug’ The Editorial Board. It’s true that embracing Bibi earlier than slipping within the shiv can be very on-brand for Democrats. I haven’t seen any indicators of it, although. It’s, in any case, totally doable that Biden is definitely deranged sufficient to consider what he’s saying….

US requires Palestinian Authority to run Gaza and West Financial institution after the battle with Hamas FT. I dunno. Will the PA have time for that, what with wiping down the settlers’ granite counter tops, cleansing their swimming pools, and offering different miscellaneous companies?

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The World Gained’t Be the Identical After the Israel-Hamas Conflict Stephen Walt, International Coverage

How Would a Humanitarian Pause Work in Gaza? The New Yorker. “Work” for whom? 

Palestine complains to IAEA about Israel’s risk to drop nuclear bomb on Gaza Anadolu. Sure, “Heritage Minister” and goat-sacrifcing loon Amichai Eliyahu, did relatively let the cat out of the bag on Israel’s nuclear standing, didn’t he? Good to have that cleared up.

A Historical past of Helplessness Dror Poleg

Expensive Outdated Blighty

Starmer sacks Jewish staffer for serving to organise pro-Gaza protests The Sqwawkbox

Brexit Influence Tracker – 8 November 2023 – Honesty Isn’t An Possibility: Evolving pro-Brexit arguments in post-truth Albion Gerhard Schnyder

Constructing More and more Complicated LEGO Machines In Order to Sink Progressively Bigger LEGO Boats Laughing Squid

New Not-So-Chilly Conflict

Zelensky fears that the West needs a means out The Spectator 

KYIV BLOG: Starting of the tip of the battle in Ukraine? BNE Intellinews

Was the dying of Zaluzhny’s Navy Aide an Assassination? Weapons and Technique 

Russia’s Sandworm – not simply missile strikes – accountable for Ukrainian energy blackouts The Register

Russian political elites on their U.S. counterparts: card cheats! Gilbert Doctorow, Armageddon Publication

The Caribbean

The U.S. Is Making ready an Outsourced Invasion of Haiti International Coverage


Who’s Prepared for a Trump-Biden Rematch? Anybody? Whats up? Bloomberg

Do unbiased jurors exist to serve at Trump’s 2020 election trials within the age of social media? PBS. From September, nonetheless germane. Good query!

Voters Overwhelmingly Go Automobile Proper to Restore Regulation in Maine 404 Media

Spook Nation

3 are charged with operating intercourse ring that catered to politicians, army and others NPR. My goodness. Appears like a honey entice. I ponder who may have been operating it?

Courtroom guidelines automakers can document and intercept proprietor textual content messages The File.  Unsure in regards to the venue, however hyperlinks in each SlashDot and Hacker Information.

Digital Watch

G.M.’s Cruise Moved Quick within the Driverless Race. It Received Ugly. NYT. The lead is buried one paragraph from the tip:

Half of Cruise’s 400 automobiles have been in San Francisco when the driverless operations have been stopped. These autos have been supported by an enormous operations workers, with 1.5 staff per car. The employees intervened to help the corporate’s autos each 2.5 to 5 miles, based on two folks aware of is operations. In different phrases, they regularly needed to do one thing to remotely management a automotive after receiving a mobile sign that it was having issues.

“Driverless” my Candy Aunt Fanny. The Cruise automobiles have been “pushed” by Mechanical Turks (and to assume I imagined Detroit would do higher than SIlicon Valley, as a result of Detroit truly builds automobiles. OTOH, for all we all know, perhaps they’re!).

Greatest Method to Extinguish a Flaming Electrical Car? Let It Burn WSJ

Andreessen Horowitz would really like everybody to cease speaking about AI’s copyright points, please Enterprise Insider. IOW, AI can’t perform as a enterprise with out the theft of mental property, on a positively grandiose scale, to create its coaching units. That sounds relatively like “the tendency of the speed of revenue to fall,” to me.

Is the net truly evaporating? Rubbish Day. Personally, I’d categorize the net as extra stable than liquid. YMMV!

Provide Chain

Greeks and Chinese language dominate world fleet market Container Information

Zeitgeist Watch

Antidepressants or Tolkien character? (recreation) Vercel (?).

Feral Hog Watch

Wild pig-like animals are tearing up an Arizona golf course. The web is delighted Salon

Guillotine Watch

Former Google CEO Launched A $100 Million Firm With His Girlfriend. It’s Not Going Effectively Forbes. That’s a rattling disgrace.

Since When Do Millennials Like to Sew? WSJ

‘I simply misplaced the concern’: why extra older persons are founding start-ups FT. I ponder why. ‘Tis a thriller!

Class Warfare

SAG-AFTRA Approves Deal to Finish Historic Strike Selection. As traditional, should you solely learn the headline, you received’t perceive that union members should nonetheless vote on the deal.

SAG-AFTRA and the studios simply reached a deal to finish the actors’ strike. What’s subsequent? LA Instances

Las Vegas Strip Staff Attain Tentative Labor Cope with Caesars WSJ

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Pilot scarcity spurs six-figure bonus presents and poaching of personnel Market. One thing appears to be affecting the labor market, however what? ‘TIs a thriller!

Actual Property Helped Drive Wealth Positive aspects in the course of the Pandemic Federal Reserve Financial institution of St Louis

The numerous well being advantages of strolling backward CNN

Why the fairies disappeared Unherd

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