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