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##### As soon as we topple some weight, the build does i...

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales. Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat is converted to…

##### I Met the Reclusive Georgia O’Keeffe

I once met Georgia O’Keeffe. This was not easy to do, and I considered it an achievement.It was in the early nineteen-seventies, when I was in my early twenties. I was working at Sotheby’s, in New York, in the American paintings department. One of the things I did there was catalogue the works that we…

##### “Fungi Can Educate Us a Unique Manner of Having ...

Merlin Sheldrake: "When food becomes scarce, they some fungi can switch to a hunting mode." Foto: Andrea Artz / DER SPIEGEL Merlin Sheldrake, 32, earned his Ph.D. in tropical ecology at the University of Cambridge for his research into underground fungal networks in the tropical forests of Panama. Since then, he has not lost his fascination…

##### Relish IT Act Supplied in Living of Representative...

The dangerous EARN IT Act passed the Senate Judiciary Committee last month, and now it’s been introduced in the House of Representatives. Take Action Tell Congress to Reject the Earn It Act We need your help to stop this anti-speech, anti-security bill. Email your elected officials in both chambers of Congress today and ask them…

##### Python typosquatting is ready bigger than typos

The software development and cybersecurity communities have become painfully aware that modern software package registries—repositories of free (for the user) source code such as Python’s Package Index (PyPI)—are high-value targets susceptible to typosquatting, one form of software supply chain attack. A 2016 undergraduate thesis by Nikolai Tschacher demonstrates the viability of this attack vector. After…

##### Phase Tree

A Segment Tree is a data structure that allows answering range queries over an array effectively, while still being flexible enough to allow modifying the array. This includes finding the sum of consecutive array elements $a[l dots r]$, or finding the minimum element in a such a range in $O(log n)$ time. Between answering such…

##### Big O, Minute N

I remember when I was first learning about hash tables. I thought I stumbled across an ingenious optimization for dealing with hash collisions. Before explaining my optimization, let me first briefly explain how hash tables work and what hash collisions are. I also made a video if you're interested. Say that we have a hash…

##### Dick Costolo on leadership at Coinbase

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