DesPardes Report: Oct 2022 As the World Turns…

Iran to hold public trials for 2,000 detained in protests… Netanyahu Aims Comeback… Developing… UPDATE: ‘Those…

Math behind the image (or the face behind the mask)

GHULAM MUSTAFA: At the time of this writing, there are about 6 billion smart phones on…

Elections in US & Brazil; COP27 & G20

Ahead of midterm elections in the US that are expected to tip the balance of power…

Birds and Us

Excerpts from Jesse Russell’s book review at The Hedgehog Review: In his recent work Birds and…

The Roots of War

Chris Blattman in the Boston Review: The globe is a patchwork of rival territories. Controlling them…

COMMENT: Pak Reactivates Saudi, Kuwaiti Offer For Refinery in Gwadar, Balochistan

To meet fossil fuel demands till 2040, Pakistan has reactivated stalled Saudi & Kuwaiti oil refinery…

Racism Row: How Asia and Africa Shaped Civilization

When Josep Borrell spoke of ‘privilege’, did that mean ‘white’ privilege? By Tariq A. Al Maeena…

Meatballs, Baseball

IRSHAD SALIM: One day my grandma asked my father why he had beaten me up as…

Self-Taught AI Shows Similarities to How the Brain Works

Anil Ananthaswamy in Quanta: For researchers interested in the intersection of animal and machine intelligence, “supervised…

Meatballs | کوفتے

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