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Taiwan-based anthropologist. 人類學家與台灣新住民。

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Published: June 10, 2024 00:53

The New York Times behaved incredibly irresponsibly by not only publishing a piece by a known conspiracy theorist and grifter about the "lab leak" hypothesis, but also doing it on the same day as the Fauci hearings. Here is a good rebuttal:…

Published: June 9, 2024 03:34

If you have fond memories of Blake's 7 and decide to re-watch it from the beginning, do yourself a favor and skip the first season. It is truly impressive that the show survived Terry Nation's terrible scripts before additional writers were brought on in…

Published: June 6, 2024 23:59

Is there anyone out there who has used Meta AI's NLLB (No Language Left Behind) translation model? I'm curious if it can handle Taiwan's Austronesian languages? It seems like it is designed to work with endangered languages but it isn't clear if it can…

Published: June 6, 2024 21:19

Yesterday, the European Union's Copernicus Earth-monitoring service announced that we've now gone a full year where every single month has been the warmest version of that month since we've had enough instruments in place to track global temperatures. (Ars…

Published: June 4, 2024 14:03

In Season 2 Episode 7 of Blake's 7, they encounter an unknown alien virus and within a matter of minutes figure out that it is airborne and that they should shut down the space station's air control units to stop it spreading. It doesn't work, but still,…

Published: June 4, 2024 12:10

A lot of people are unaware that Bluesky allows you to pick and choose what algorithms you want to use, or even make your own. Right now the homemade ones aren’t very sophisticated, but they are still far better than simple hashtag feeds.