Yesterday's News 2/19/2018

MikeNM

Rants and Reviews. Mostly just BS and Affiliate Links.

February 19, 2018

Coinbase is Not a Bank - I'm not sure how the longterm viability of cryptocurrency is possible with companies like this. If there was ever something practically invites the Government to step in, this is probably it. I wouldn't be surprised if you see the EU start to get involved some time this year.

Go To The Effing Doctor - There . . .

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Yesterday's News 2-16-2018

MikeNM

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February 16, 2018

Instead of spending the day sharing this stuff out on Twitter and Facebook, I'm going to start sharing them here.

Implicit Bias and Policing - Jennifer Eberhardt is a social scientist bringing implicit bias research to policing. She has been embedded with the Oakland PD creating new policies based on her research. It's a fascinating . . .

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Serial Killers, Computer Models, and Small Town America

The Naturalist by Andrew Mayne

MikeNM

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February 06, 2018

What if you could model the behavior of a killer using the same model used to track Apex predators? In The Naturalist, Andrew Mayne uses this idea to craft a tense thriller.

Professor Theo Cray finds himself under suspicion of murder when one of his former students ends up dead. After he gets cleared, it is found that his student was killed . . .

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Sea of Rust

The Post-Post Robot Apoclypse

MikeNM

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January 08, 2018

That tagline is the best way to sell this book. The robots rose up and destroyed humanity, but the last human is already a distant memory in Britta's mind by the time that we join her. Instead, we find her scavenging a wasteland for failing robots. It turns out that massive mainframe AI's started absorbing smaller robots into their . . .

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A New Home

Pour One Out For Typed.com

MikeNM

Rants and Reviews. Mostly just BS and Affiliate Links.

January 03, 2018

I am still a little sad to see it go. Typed was a dead simple CMS, and the money I paid into the Indiegogo was what spurred me to at least keep blogging monthly. While my freelancing career has never expanded beyond one site a time, I do still fancy myself a professional writer.

Silverback was an easy place to get this blog up and running. . . .

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