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RT @IanKarmel@twitter.com

Yesterday Prince Charles owned zero swans and today he owns all the swans in England. Really makes you think.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/IanKarmel/status/1

This is not Occam's principle! Of course the simplest explanations are not always the best ones. Instead, the principle postulates that an increase in complexity *must* be accompanied by sufficient evidence. Its correct use solves all the problems in the trite article below.

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RT @coreyspowell@twitter.com

It's easy to get fooled by Ockham's razor, the idea that the simplest explanations are the best ones. @jimalkhalili@twitter.com brilliantly breaks down why the simplicity test fails so often in science, and in daily life. openmindmag.org/articles/the-d

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/coreyspowell/statu

RT @mtaibbi@twitter.com

We’re going to need to create an updated version of the Wayback Machine β€” call it the Memory Hole Project β€” that captures and copies files and stores them securely before censors have a chance to erase them. twitter.com/ZaidJilani/status/

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/mtaibbi/status/156

RT @phihoevel@twitter.com

Inspiring Symposium "Collective social dynamics from animals to humans" featuring @lau_retti@twitter.com @PRomanczuk@twitter.com @HanjaBrrr@twitter.com Sven Banisch, Frank Schweitzer @ETHZSystDesign@twitter.com

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/phihoevel/status/1

RT @johncarlosbaez@twitter.com

You can switch from sums to integrals in the definition of entropy, but be careful - a bunch of things change!

When you switch to integrals, the entropy can be negative, it can be infinite - and most importantly, it depends on your choice of coordinates.

(1/n)

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/johncarlosbaez/sta

Really nice short lecture on the ideas and history of complexity.

I'm always in awe at @pholme@twitter.com's encyclopedic knowledge of the history of science, in particular complex systems and networks. He is second to none!

@pholme@twitter.com When are you writing a book about this? Can I pre-order?

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RT @pholme@twitter.com

An introduction video to the history and ideas of complexity science and networks in 20 minπŸ₯΄ (from a recent guest teaching)
videopress.com/v/oLdj0PQX

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/pholme/status/1535

RT @adilson_motter@twitter.com

Five more days to register for the Virtual SIAM Workshop on Network Science (September 13-15, 2022).

Full program available here: dyn.phys.northwestern.edu/ns22

To register, please visit the workshop webpage. Registration closes Sept 10.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/adilson_motter/sta

RT @BBCLauraKT@twitter.com

BREAKING: The United Kingdom has a new Worst Prime Minister Ever x

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/BBCLauraKT/status/

RT @Vinncent@twitter.com

The opening sentences of the Washington Post editorial opposing Chile's new constitution β†˜οΈ

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/Vinncent/status/15

The fairy tales people tell themselves are unbelievable. See below the pizza hut commercial with Gorbachev. Pure altruistic behavior, of course.

youtu.be/fgm14D1jHUw

RT @KenRoth@twitter.com

"Unlike his successors, Mr Gorbachev was not corrupt. He never sought to enrich himself, his family or his cronies, which was one reason why he was able to retire from office without fearing prison or worse. Mr Putin cannot say the same." economist.com/leaders/2022/08/

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/KenRoth/status/156

Hey @karlrohe@twitter.com, what gives? Not cool, man!

RT @random_walker@twitter.com

This might be the most depressing sentence I've ever read in an abstract. When researchers use tools we don't fully understand, we do so at our own peril. nature.com/articles/s41598-022
HT @GaryMarcus@twitter.com.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/random_walker/stat

Physics and Mathematics: we have a tendency to name theories and discoveries after people.

Medicine: hold my beer!

RT @AvrahamCooperMD@twitter.com

@LBEBEN@twitter.com Good mechanistic explanation linked here

amjmed.com/article/S0002-9343(

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/AvrahamCooperMD/st

It looks like they forgot to renew the domain: bolsonaro.com.br

Web defacement a la early 2000's. Chef's kiss!

Yep... @graphtool@twitter.com is now in Debian's official repo! πŸŽ‰

RT @DebianUpload@twitter.com

New upload: graph-tool 2.45+ds-7 by Jerome Benoit into unstable... deb.li/wHlD

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/DebianUpload/statu

Just out on @PhysRevE@twitter.com: β€œOrdered community detection in directed networks”
journals.aps.org/pre/abstract/

Explainer thread here:

Code here: graph-tool.skewed.de/static/do

RT @tiagopeixoto@twitter.com

New on the @arxiv@twitter.com: β€œOrdered community detection in directed networks”

arxiv.org/abs/2203.16460

A short thread... 1/9

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/tiagopeixoto/statu

RT @ibogost@twitter.com

I can’t believe we spent 20 years making desktop software work well then just decided, β€œno choice but to make it all shitty forever in a web browser, oh well.”

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/ibogost/status/156

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