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Links 11/2/18

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Machine learning spots natural selection at work in human genome Nature (David L) Woman survives six days in Arizona desert after crash Reuters (EM) Climate change will make America much warmer by 2050. See how these US cities will change Vox (UserFriendly) ‘Hologram’ lecturers to teach students at Imperial College London BBC. Not appealing to people who don’t have depth perception. The Ethical Data Scientist Slate (David L) Apple launches vintage repair pilot program to fix aging iPhones, MacBooks and more 9to5Mac Google says ‘exponential’ growth of AI is changing nature of computers ZDNet (David L) Major Study Finds ‘Some Evidence’ of Link Between Cellphone Radiation and Brain Cancer New York Times (David L) China? China leads market recovery as predicted trade deal emerges Asia Times.

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Machine learning spots natural selection at work in human genome Nature (David L)

Woman survives six days in Arizona desert after crash Reuters (EM)

Climate change will make America much warmer by 2050. See how these US cities will change Vox (UserFriendly)

‘Hologram’ lecturers to teach students at Imperial College London BBC. Not appealing to people who don’t have depth perception.

The Ethical Data Scientist Slate (David L)

Apple launches vintage repair pilot program to fix aging iPhones, MacBooks and more 9to5Mac

Google says ‘exponential’ growth of AI is changing nature of computers ZDNet (David L)

Major Study Finds ‘Some Evidence’ of Link Between Cellphone Radiation and Brain Cancer New York Times (David L)

China?

China leads market recovery as predicted trade deal emerges Asia Times. Right before the midterms, how convenient.

Four held over ‘gruesome’ theft of dead man’s eyes from Chinese hospital South China Morning Post

The US must avoid a new cold war with China Martin Wolf, Financial Times

WTO reform proposal features penalties and bans, aimed at China Nikkei

India

Exclusive: Post-Rafale, Dassault Investment in Inactive Anil Ambani Company Gave Reliance Rs 284 Crore Profit The Wire

If everything is so ‘wunderbar’ in Germany, why are the voters so unhappy? Asia Times (Kevin W)

Italy’s Conte ‘confident’ about reaching budget deal with Brussels Politico

Brexit

Winter Is Coming to the UK Project Syndicate

Downing Street yet to decide on free movement of EU citizens in case of no-deal Independent

EU floats compromise on Irish border backstop with London Financial Times. Note absolutely no one has picked up on this story, even the Irish papers. Moreover, this sounds like a remix of things the UK had rejected.

EU fishing row threatens to snag May’s customs union plan Guardian

Barnier rejects May’s financial deal – EU ‘will control’ UK’s market access Express. So much for the big news of yesterday.

How Brexit burned UK’s Irish friendship Politico

Home Office says minister was wrong over EU right-to-work checks Guardian

Syraqistan

By Way Of Deception – False Flag Terror Acts Press Europe To Sanction Iran Moon of Alabama (UserFriendly)

New Iran Sanctions Risk Long-term US Isolation ConsortiumNews

US Blames Iran For Impoverishing Civilians While Prepping Further Sanctions Caitlin Johnstone (UserFriendly)

Big Brother is Watching You Watch

Nobody’s Cellphone Is Really That Secure Atlantic (David L)

Trump Transition

Feel the love, feel the hate – my week in the cauldron of Trump’s wild rallies Guardian. Joe H: ” I don’t recognize my country and my people anymore.”

Between migrants and US border, an information gap of many miles Christian Science Monitor

Trump keeps spotlight on immigration, but punts on asylum changes The Hill

American Terror Is Not New Black Agenda Report (UserFriendly)

GOP infighting spills into public view The Hill

Who’s Winning the Democrats’ Wonk Primary Politico (UserFriendly)

Judge nixes effort to open new polling site in Dodge City, Kansas NBC (Kevin W)

How anti-clean energy campaigns create a mirage of public support Grist

How the Charter School Wars Turned an Obscure Race Into California’s Second Most Expensive Election Intercept

Black Injustice Tipping Point

Black doctor who tried to help sick passenger claims flight attendants didn’t trust her credentials NBC (Kevin W)

Education Corporation of America brazenly uses an Alabama court to delay lawsuits against it. Is this a great country or what? Condemned to DEBT (UserFriendly)

Start-up Blue Forest secures funding for first privately financed forest fire bond Los Angeles Times (allan)

How to tax digital companies Richard Murphy

Google’s famous Googleplex headquarters was the epicenter for its worldwide walkout over gender discrimination — here’s what it was like on the scene Business Insider

Apple downgraded by Bank of America Merrill Lynch after earnings: ‘We see increased risk’ CNBC

Millennial Men Leave Perplexing Hole in a Hot U.S. Labor Market Bloomberg. You heard it at NC first! Except for the “hot” part, for obvious reasons.

Trade War Could Be ‘Pivotal’ For U.S. LNG OilPrice

Class Warfare

The American People Overwhelmingly Oppose Cuts to Social Security FAIR (UserFriendly)

The Struggle For Rent Control Jacobin (J-LS)

Antidote du jour. Josh’s beloved Burmese died a few years ago of cancer but now he has a happy new pair:

Links 11/2/18

See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.

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