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Favorite tweet: StephenPiment Matrices as Tensor Network Diagrams by @math3mahttps://t.co/HeZYdpc6yN — Stephen Pimentel (@StephenPiment) May 16, 2019 http://twitter.com/StephenPiment/status/1128866176447070208

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Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs.

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here is how the promise of a $120 billion Uber IPO evaporated

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Tracking the latest developments in interactive rendering techniques

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via tweet: https://twitter.com/mrgan/status/1129131854727077888 : This reflection on The Onion's "Joe Biden" character is a mini-masterclass in comedy, politics, and personal decisions: https://t.co/lE1kuqjL3c

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Over the past 70 years, ultra-processed foods have come to dominate the U.S. diet. These are foods made from cheap industrial ingredients and engineered to be super tasty and generally high in fat, sugar and salt. via Pocket

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Mike Schroepfer, Facebook’s chief technology officer, is leading the social network’s efforts to build the automated tools to sort through and erase the…

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Passengers stand in line waiting to board a flight at John F. Kennedy Airport. On a recent Delta flight, I discovered I had been demoted.

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Speech-to-speech translation systems have been developed over the past several decades with the goal of helping people who speak different languages to communicate with each other. (via Pocket at May 15, 2019 at 03:19PM )

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"Strokes, dementia and reduced intelligence are all conditions affecting the brain that have been linked to air pollution. There is also evidence that poor sleep can be a consequence of breathing toxic air. The main reason for the far-reaching damage from air pollution is systemic inflammation, said Schraufnagel. “Immune cells think a [pollution particle] is a bacteria, go after it and try to kill it by releasing enzymes and acids,” he said. “Those inflammatory proteins spread into the body, affecting the brain, the kidneys, the pancreas and so forth. In evolutionary terms, the body has evolved to defend itself against infections, not pollution.”

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via Health News - The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2koaaw3

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Running a supermarket in America has never been harder. Profits are razor thin. Online shopping and home delivery are changing the way people buy their food. Dollar stores and drugstores are selling more groceries.

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Why are so many people running for president and so few for mayor? Blame the media (and the Internet)

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Hey @jilliancyork, looks like @censored has some competition:

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