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We Should Not Accept Scientific Results That Have Not Been Repeated

nautil.us — A few years ago, I became aware of serious problem in science: the irreproducibility crisis. A group of researchers at _Amgen_, an American pharmaceutical company, attempted to replicate 53 landmark cancer discoveries in close collaboration with the authors. Many of these papers were published in high-impact journals and came from prestigious academic institutions. To the surprise of everyone involved, they were able to replicate only six of those papers—approximately 11 percent. read more

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Microsoft to Cut 2,850 More Jobs in Exit from Phone Business

bloomberg.com — Microsoft Corp. is more that doubling an earlier job cut plan, part of Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella’s move to pare the company’s smartphone ambitions. read more

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Harvard Study: Biggest Factor in Divorce Is Husband's Employment Status

bloomberg.com — Financial stress and fights over money can eat away at a marriage. But do they cause divorce? That’s a more complicated matter. read more

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Today I launched an open source blogging platform that doesn't suck

postleaf.net — An open source blogging platform with inline editing, handlebar templates, and a beautiful user interface. read more

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Functional Programming Isn't the Answer (2014)

2014 — Functional programming has enjoyed a surge in recent years. You can see in the proliferation of books and conferences, in the rapid growth of languages like Scala and Clojure, and in the very public conversions (John Carmack, Bob Martin, etc). read more

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Is wireless charging dead?

self.Android — Content which benefits the community (news, rumors, and discussions) is valued over content which benefits only the individual (technical questions, help buying/selling, rants, self-promotion, etc.). read more

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Why can't Apple release its own swiping keyboard!

self.apple — Welcome to r/Apple, the community for Apple news, rumors, and discussions. If you have a tech question, please check out AppleHelp! read more

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Redditor in r/Nexus6p gets new build of Android N seemingly by error -- possibly stable internal build?

reddit.com — Before posting please use the search function or read the FAQ, popular questions covered in the FAQ will be removed. read more

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Detailed information on Samsung Note 7 AMA

self.Android — Content which benefits the community (news, rumors, and discussions) is valued over content which benefits only the individual (technical questions, help buying/selling, rants, self-promotion, etc.). read more

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HTC 10 vs. Nexus 5X: A very long, in depth comparison. AMA about either in comments.

self.Android — Content which benefits the community (news, rumors, and discussions) is valued over content which benefits only the individual (technical questions, help buying/selling, rants, self-promotion, etc.). read more

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ZTE Axon 7

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