Posts Tagged ‘pod57’

Addressing the minimum fleet problem in on-demand urban mobility | Nature

Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Addressing the minimum fleet problem in on-demand urban mobility by @mmvazifeh, @stevenstrogatz et al. Solved by putting taxis & their riders into a large #network

Muons: the little-known particles helping to probe the impenetrable

Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Muons: the little-known particles helping to probe the impenetrable, via @NaturePodcast Using “muography” to see into the ground, beneath volcanos & into pyramids

Cryo-EM structure of substrate-bound human telomerase holoenzyme | Nature

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

#CryoEM structure of substrate-bound human telomerase holoenzyme Quote: “2 flexibly RNA-tethered lobes: the catalytic core (w/ #TERT & conserved motifs of telomerase RNA) & an H/ACA RNP”

The Moth | Stories | Data Mining for Dates

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Nels Elde podcast

Monday, November 21st, 2016

TWiEVO 9: How to crash your gene drive
July 5, 2016
Hosts: Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello
Guest: Jim Bull
Nels and Vincent speak with Jim Bull about the results of genetic models which suggest that the evolution of inbreeding in response to lethal gene drive might make population control difficult to achieve.

Security Now 493 TOR: Not so Anonymous | TWiT

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

TOR: Not so Anonymous Illustrates how traffic stats & metadata are more important for Security Now than #encryption

21khz: The Art of Money In Music

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Some quick thoughts after listening to first 9 episodes

“Will Musicians Survive in the Age of Free When the “Bottle” is worth more than the wine” – a great line & an observation that the spotify platform is worth more than its music . See also:

“Intent, Licenses and “Sweat of the Brow” – helpful discussion of copyright but it would have been nice to hear about copyleft & re-combining of artworks

“two letters and a number” – was originally someone’s name. Robertson’s story how on how to be sued & wooed simultaneously

“so… Why does Liza Minnelli get paid when the Sex Pistols Stream?” – how to weight things (downloads or listeners) & various frauds based on this…

Can you Sell Something that Doesn’t Exist? – Superfans: would you rather collect unemployment or by the latest Doors album?

Mendelspod podcast

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

enjoyed all these episodes from the Mendelspod podcast (

Affymetrix CEO, Frank Witney, on Arrays in the Age of Sequencing 22:40 3/10/15

Rare Disease Horizons: The Hope of New Research and Technology, Part II: Other Omics with Mike Snyder, Stanford 22:20 5/9/14

In Partnership with IBM’s Watson, Pathway Genomics Reinvents Itself 16:02 3/12/15

Short Read Sequencing Not Up to the Task of Characterizing
Transcriptome Says Mike Snyder of Stanford 26:46 9/10/14

The Sports Genes with Jeremy Koenig, Athletigen 22:32 6/4/15

Want Answers? Look to the Non-Coding Region of the Genome, Says Cancer Researcher, Tim Triche 24:45 7/9/15

Bina CEO Details Secret to Success in NGS Informatics 26:29 7/17/15

New York Genome Center’s Nathan Pearson on Public Outreach for Genomics 32:49 8/19/15

Behind the Glowing Screen | Amherst College

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

In search of the physical internet

100 Years of Atomic Theory

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

100 Years of #Atomic Theory: explains why deriving the #Rydberg const. from more fundamental ones was so important