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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission tends to have anti-nuclear leadership (and always has).

But while this article says the NRC will require reactors be built to absurdly high standards, it doesn't actually show that it's *impossible* to meet them.
nationalreview.com/2023/01/new

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RT @Don_Standeford
Washington: for the first time, Russia is not complying with the New START, the last and only nuclear treaty still in place between the US and Russia, and says Russia has canceled talks, suspended inspections on its nuclear arsenal, and refuses on-site inspections.

From Twitter 

RT @War_Mapper
The chart below shows how control of the country has developed each month over the course of the war.

Prior to the invasion on 24th February 2022, Russia occupied approximately 6.45%.

From Twitter 

RT @alex_buraks
You probably heard about Yandex, it’s the 4th biggest search engine by market share worldwide. Yesterday proprietary source code of Yandex was leaked.

The most interesting part for SEO community is: the list of all 1922 ranking factors used in the search algorithm

[🧵THREAD]

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RT @TheStudyofWar
The pattern of delivery of Western aid has powerfully shaped the pattern of this conflict. The latest ISW report focuses on the impact of delays in sending high-end weapons systems to Ukraine on Ukraine’s ability to take advantage of windows of opportunity throughout this war.🧵 twitter.com/TheStudyofWar/stat

From Twitter 

RT @SmartUACat
This news in all over internet now. At least two more years of war. Prepare.

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FWIW, I'm like 75% sure that the universe is

(1) endless
(2) NOT infinite

When people believe in an infinite universe they start talking about Boltzmann brains and infinite copies of themselves infinite distances apart from each other. Don't pull that with me.

From Twitter 

The great philosophical awakening of the 21st century will be the realization that intelligence is orthogonal to qualia.

(or so I figure)

From Twitter 

I was concerned that YouTube allowed an obviously-fake dub-over of Elon Musk to make it sound like he invented/endorsed a product,

but seeing it on Twitter is hilarious somehow

From Twitter 

RT @Nrg8000
According to @Ipsos polling, 81% of Indian respondents say that 'India must support sovereign countries when they are attacked', the 2nd highest in the world, yet 62% say Ukraine is none of India's business and India shouldn't interfere, the highest in the world.
Very confused...

From Twitter 

While he won't disclose methodology at all, this is a very interesting claim given that I have found SUC to be ... typically ... believable.
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RT @SmartUACat
Everyone is curious about Ukrainian losses. I don't know. Very limited circle of people know exact numbers. But I decided to find a way to estimate those.

So. It's around 15K.

While Russian losses reported by the GS is the lower estimate. I've confirmation on this one.
twitter.com/SmartUACat/status/

From Twitter 

RT @meduza_en
Meduza has been declared an “undesirable” organization in Russia. In other words, our newsroom’s work is now completely banned in the country our founders call home. Here is our response the authorities’ decision to outlaw our journalism. meduza.io/en/feature/2023/01/2

From Twitter 

Long-overdue anti-corruption firings are happening. Is it anywhere near enough? Hmm...

Now can someone please explain, what's the deal with Yermak?
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RT @meduza_en
Staffing changes in Zelensky's office signal the Ukrainian president's determination not to let corruption embarrass Ukraine in front of its Western partners or compromise aid. Here's what prompted a wave of high-profile resignations in and around Kyiv.
meduza.io/en…
twitter.com/meduza_en/status/1

From Twitter 

RT @RichardHanania
PredictIt may be shut down February 15.

You probably know that prediction markets have the potential to improve human decision making, but are generally illegal. Why is this? And can anything be done to change things? I explain how change can happen. 🧵richardhanania.substack.com/p/

From Twitter 

But I've heard other stories where it was more clear, like the guy tortured by Russians who remained pro-Russian afterward.

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I could be misinterpreting, of course. For example, maybe this guy was a veteran, the Russians discovered it & threatened to kill his whole family if he didn't reveal the other veterans.

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cut off, their ears, and then they shot in the back of the head."

Another example of how politics trumps reality. My dad knows two people who died of Covid incl his brother but still thinks vaccines are more dangerous. Putinists are the same, only moreso. youtu.be/LYeeMeKg-NM?t=1711

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From Twitter 

"One of [his children] was killed by the Russians...and yet he worked with the enemy. [The Russians] wanted to know who was a Ukrainian war veteran...this traitor went house to house...those 6 guys that he pointed out were taken, tortured, their fingers cut off, their eyeballs 🧵

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