Lynx Roundup, April 7th 2020

Lynx Roundup, April 7th 2020

Quitting Github! A Code Glitch May Have Caused Errors In More Than 100 Published Studies! Quantum technology advancement could help lead to improvements in computing!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

How far can you scale interleaved binary searches?
Facebook removed doctors’ fact-check of false anti-abortion video because Ted Cruz complained
Ted Cruz and three other GOP senators convinced Facebook to take down a fact-check — written by actual doctors
Neural Signal to Violations of Abstract Rules Using Speech-Like Stimuli
As the evidence of predictive processes playing a role in a wide variety of cognitive domains increases, the brain as a predictive machine becomes a central idea in neuroscience. In auditory processing, a considerable amount of progress has been made using variations of the Oddball design, but most …
Why I Quit GitHub
Sophie Haskins, a software engineer, tells Motherboard how she decided it was time to quit her job at a tech company that contracts to ICE.
A Code Glitch May Have Caused Errors In More Than 100 Published Studies
The discovery is a reminder that science is collaborative and ideally self-correcting, but that nothing can be taken for granted.
The quantum technology advancement could help lead to improvements in computing, data processing
Stop! In the name of quantum science and engineering.

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Matthew Alhonte

Supervillain in somebody's action hero movie. Experienced a radioactive freak accident at a young age which rendered him part-snake and strangely adept at Python.