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Assorted links for 10/15/2019

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1. How many NBA players have tweeted in support of Hong Kong? by Tyler Cowen (sports + politics + China) 2. The peculiar bathroom habits of Westerners (culture, BBC) 3. Quantum gold rush: the private funding pouring into quantum start-ups (startups, Nature) 4. But is it science? Theoretical physicists who say the multiverse exists set a dangerous precedent: science based on zero empirical evidence by Jim Baggott (science, aeon)

Assorted links for 08/13/2019

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1. Understanding China’s robot phenomenon (innovation) China is the world’s largest user of industrial robots. In 2016, sales of industrial robots in the country reached 87,000 units, accounting for around 30 per cent of the global market. To put this number in perspective, robot sales in all of Europe and the Americas in 2016 reached 97,300 units (according to data from the International Federation of Robotics). In addition, between 2005 and 2016, the operational stock […]