A Dying Scientist’s Rogue Vaccine Trial | WIRED

May 22nd, 2018

https://www.wired.com/story/infectious-rogue-vaccine-trial/

Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn’t. – The New York Times

May 22nd, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/21/science/mosaicism-dna-genome-cancer.html

Paper for Journal Club Tomorrow

May 22nd, 2018

Susceptibility of brain atrophy to TRIB3 in #Alzheimer’s disease, evidence from functional prioritization in imaging genetics
http://www.PNAS.org/content/115/12/3162.long Nice connection of developing phenotypes from #imaging, combined w. simple polygenic scores from genotypes

Analyzing 1.1 Billion NYC Taxi and Uber Trips, with a Vengeance

May 22nd, 2018

Thoughts on @R_Thaler & @CassSunstein’s Nudge
http://BLOG.gerstein.info/2018/05/thoughts-on-thaler-sunsteins-nudge.html General points about human decision making, with practical
implications for one’s day-to-day life HT @Rozowsky

The Apple Watch has found a surprisingly useful home with everyone that works on their feet — Quartz

May 22nd, 2018

The Apple Watch has found a surprisingly useful home with everyone that works on their feet — Quartz

https://qz.com/1282210/the-apple-watch-has-found-a-surprisingly-useful-home-in-the-service-industry/

iPhone Notebook export for Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

May 21st, 2018

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness Thaler, Richard H.; Sunstein, Cass R.
Citation (APA): Thaler, R. H., & Sunstein, C. R. (2009). Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

some quick quotes from the book that I liked {{”
Introduction
Highlight(pink) – Page 3 · Location 151
Carolyn is what we will be calling a choice architect. A choice architect has the responsibility for organizing the context in which people make decisions.
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Libertarian Paternalism
Part I Humans and Econs
Highlight(pink) – 5 Choice Architecture > Page 95 · Location 1606 For these and related domains, we propose a very mild form of government regulation, a species of libertarian paternalism that we call RECAP: Record, Evaluate, and Compare Alternative Prices. Highlight(pink) – 5 Choice Architecture > Page 97 · Location 1634 One strategy to use is what Amos Tversky (1972) called “elimination by aspects.” Part II Money
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Not surprisingly, Humans differ dramatically from Econs in how they deal with money.
Part IV Freedom
Highlight(pink) – 14 Should Patients Be Forced to Buy Lottery Tickets? > Page 215 · Location 3545
Waiver of the right to sue is just one way that doctors and patients can benefit from freedom of contract.
Part V Extensions and Objections
Highlight(pink) – 16 A Dozen Nudges > Page 232 · Location 3791 The Automatic Tax Return.
Highlight(pink) – 16 A Dozen Nudges > Page 236 · Location 3864 Filters for air conditioners; the helpful red light. In hot weather, people depend on air conditioners, and many central air-conditioning systems need their filters changed regularly.
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Data-Driven Wellness & Personal Coaching – Arivale

May 20th, 2018

https://www.arivale.com/

How to Build a Mind Map in Microsoft PowerPoint

May 20th, 2018

“Go to the Ribbon > Insert > SmartArt > Hierarchy > Horizontal Hierarchy.” https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/build-mind-map-microsoft-powerpoint/

FOXP2 – Wikipedia

May 20th, 2018

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FOXP2

Demic diffusion – Wikipedia

May 20th, 2018

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demic_diffusion

QT:{{”
Demic diffusion, as opposed to trans-cultural diffusion, is a demographic term referring to a migratory model, developed by Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, of population diffusion into and across an area that had been previously uninhabited by that group, possibly, but not necessarily, displacing, replacing, or intermixing with a pre-existing population (such as has been suggested for the spread of agriculture across Neolithic Europe and several other Landnahme events). “}}