Scott Alexander on high fat diets

Tyler Cowen contra Tyler Cowen on Stubborn Attachments

Common ownership maybe is fine

Remember those old studies saying that gum disease was linked to Alzheimer's? Now a link has also been suggested for stroke and atherosclerosis.

Guide to DIY biology

Why conventional wisdom on education reform is wrong

How did early american investors fund their ventures?

How much does it cost to develop a drug? 1.3 billion USD, study claims. (Including the cost of failed research)

A few reports on research evaluation

BERTology: A look at why large neural nets used for NLP work.

I ask Twitter: What do we know about the ethnometodology of software engineering? A thread

The $100 genome is finally here!

Review of senolytics

Pushing back against the role of sirtuins in aging

I also was invited to an Intel event some weeks ago(Topics ranged from what makes software slow to CPU microarchitecture) where I got to meet some very cool people in the industry! After the event I decided I should read up a bit on some of those topics, and so I can now recommened you this and this. Also this company, SiFive is quite interesting, ultimately they want to radically facilitate others to create their own CPU and SoC designs (Right now you would need millions of $ to get started, they aim to lower than by some orders of magnitude).

This one end up being shorter than usual as my usual sources of information succumbed to the corona craze...

Citation

In academic work, please cite this essay as:

Ricón, José Luis, “Links (34)”, Nintil (2020-03-26), available at https://nintil.com/links-34/.