One of the confirmed signatures was from Andrew Fire, who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2006. He told The Verge in an email that the policy will not make America safer. “Shutting [people] out after the extensive and careful vetting that has already occurred would be an act of pure cowardice on the part of our nation,” he says. “Sending asylum-seekers back to the repressive regimes who are seeking their harm would be a crime.” … [Read more...] about Trump’s immigration ban stranded a scientist with no job and no home
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It's hard to believe that in 2005 only 5% of adults in the US used at least one social media platform. Now, in 2019, almost three-out-of-four (72%) people are active on social media, so it's no wonder that the lines between our home and work lives are becoming blurred. We are suffering from social media overload. … [Read more...] about Here’s why more US employees self-censor social media posts
The findings complement previous studies that have shown when resources are scarce, people prefer heavier partners, presumably because fatness is a sign that the person has access to food and is healthy. In women, for example, being underweight can make it more difficult to get and stay pregnant. … [Read more...] about Stress Makes Men Appreciate Larger Women
"(This) is in my view the only thing that has a chance of achieving anything more than tinkering around the edges of an essentially broken, C20, legacy organisation that is failing citizens," Thompson tells ZDNet. "So appoint a Chief Digital Officer by all means, but don't bother unless she or he has top political backing, that is sustained throughout a five-year programme of radical change." … [Read more...] about It’s the biggest job in tech. So why can’t they find anyone to do it?
STOCKHOLM/HELSINKI: Nokia's new chief executive Pekka Lundmark said he will take time to re-acquaint himself with the Finnish telecom equipment maker before setting a strategy, as the company jostles for position in the highly political 5G race. U.S. government pressure to limit the use of China's Huawei presents an opportunity for Nokia as next generation technology is rolled out, but Lundmark would not be drawn. "Maintaining good relations with governments in pretty much all parts of the world is extremely important," Lundmark said in a video interview with Reuters on Friday. "We are talking to governments in different parts of the world, but that's pretty much business as usual for us." He also declined to disclose his thinking on Nokia's broad range of product portfolio and strategy. The company made product mis-steps last year, although it managed an unexpected rise in second-quarter underlying profit as it took on less low-margin business. "What we will be doing now is to … [Read more...] about Nokia’s new CEO adopts wait and see strategy in ‘dream job’