**Material found in house paint may spur technology revolution**
"The development of a new method to make non-volatile computer memory may have unlocked a problem that has been holding back machine learning and has the potential to revolutionize technologies like voice recognition, image processing and autonomous driving."
**Biochar helps hold water, saves money**
"Biochar's benefits for long-term storage of carbon and nitrogen on American farms are clear, but new research shows it can help farmers save money on irrigation as well."
**Driver of the largest mass extinction in the history of the Earth identified**
"252 million years ago, at the transition from the Permian to the Triassic epoch, most of the life forms existing on Earth became extinct. Using latest analytical methods and detailed model calculations, scientists have now succeeded for the first time to provide a conclusive rec…"
Being expected to learn Python/Django, Reach, Ruby/Rails and the infrastructure of an app your team has built before all at once while the team is on a mission to rebuild what they had from memory makes for a really stressful time at work.
As a PHP/WordPress dev who has been in GoLang for the last couple of years, this has not been a fun project for me.
This radiant model wants you to stop worrying and love nuclear energy https://grist.org/energy/this-radiant-model-wants-you-to-stop-worrying-and-love-nuclear-energy/
The biggest fight over cap and trade isn’t about what you think it is https://grist.org/climate/the-biggest-fight-over-cap-and-trade-isnt-about-what-you-think-it-is/
Why New Zealand rejected populist ideas other nations have embraced https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/19/why-new-zealand-rejected-populist-ideas-other-nations-have-embraced
The Māori Party defied the odds because Labour has left Indigenous voters wanting https://www.theguardian.com/world/commentisfree/2020/oct/19/the-maori-party-defied-the-odds-because-labour-has-left-indigenous-voters-wanting-nz-election
Vast majority of Europe's key habitats in poor or bad condition – report https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/oct/19/vast-majority-europe-key-habitats-poor-bad-condition-report
Cornel West: 'George Floyd's public lynching pulled the cover off who we really are' https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/oct/19/cornel-west-george-floyds-public-lynching-pulled-the-cover-off-who-we-really-are
reddit: the front page of the internet
Having a restful weekend? Want to change that? Read @RepAnnaEshoo @RepBobbyRush & @RonWyden’s stirring letter demanding an investigation into government surveillance of protesters https://eshoo.house.gov/sites/eshoo.house.gov/files/Eshoo-Rush-Wyden%20ltr%20to%20PCLOB%20re%20protests%20-%2010.15.20.pdf
"Together", the new version of Jami and a new step forward
Here Are 10 of the Best Climate Change Podcasts Out Right Now
https://earther.gizmodo.com/here-are-10-of-the-best-climate-change-podcasts-out-rig-1845397380 #climatechange #climatecrisis #leadonclimate
Facebook reportedly choked traffic for left-leaning news sites including Mother Jones - The Verge
Don't forget: You have a constitutional right to record the police.