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Coulda Woulda Shoulda Covidism- the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may not be panicking https://t.co/septuAQR3r



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At this point it’s almost better to vote Starmer and hopelessly march towards certain doom than to support Boris and march with false hopes towards the same doom… https://t.co/WpSsuTrAz2



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I understood the incredibly powerful stupidity of the human computer symbiosis when in 1991 my simple program to capitalize sentences resulted in aLl sOrtS oF inCREdIBly UnREadabLE tEXt. Because the managers used my code at the weekend. I doubt government ministers do any better.



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Without quoting von Neumann, computer models are totally disuseful if unaccompanied by (a) the number of parameters and (b) the results’ sensitivity to changes in the parameters. Higher values = less trustworthy model.



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The dumbest conspiracy theorist linking vaccination to 5G and chemtrails is still less a vaccine efficacy denialist than a government that reintroduces lockdowns.



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“From what Prof Medley says, it’s unclear that the central scenario is even being presented to ministers this time around. How are they supposed to make good decisions if there is no guidance about the probability of each scenario?” https://t.co/KRWgA94oQv



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