Monthly Archives: October 2020

5 charts showing the jobs of a post-pandemic future – and the skills you need to get them

Kate Whiting of World Economic Forum – By 2025, 97 million new roles may emerge that are more adapted to the new division of labour between humans, machines and algorithms. Roles already growing in demand include data analysts and scientists, … Continue reading

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Satellite photos show construction at Iran nuclear site

from Mail.com – Iran has begun construction at its Natanz nuclear facility, satellite images released Wednesday show, just as the U.N. nuclear agency acknowledged Tehran is building an underground advanced centrifuge assembly plant after its last one exploded in a … Continue reading

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Biden is favored to win the election – or isn’t he?

FiveThirtyEight – Editor-in-chief Nate Silver gamed out what would happen to Biden’s chances if he lost Pennsylvania but won other Midwestern states. Want to try out your own hypothetical and see what would happen? Well, now you can!  Continue…

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Why Modeling the Spread of COVID-19 Is So Very Hard

Matthew Hutson in IEEE Spectrum – Too many of the COVID-19 models have led policymakers astray. Here’s how tomorrow’s models will get it right. Continue…

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Is Joe Biden Toast If He Loses Pennsylvania?

Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight – Michigan and Wisconsin have been the focus of a lot of attention from nervous Democrats for the past four years, in part because Hillary Clinton spent relatively little time there and lost both states in 2016. So … Continue reading

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