Michael Weinberg

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Vice chancellor says Austria cannot accept more than 100,000 migrants | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria’s Vice Chancellor said on Monday that Austria could not accept much more than the roughly 100,000 asylum seekers it expects to receive this year, following a pledge from its larger neighbor Germany to limit arrival numbers.<p>Austrian Vice Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner …

Germany, U.S. in hot pursuit of 'messenger' drug molecules

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - A molecule that carries the recipe for making drugs inside body cells is exciting scientists and investors alike, attracting hundreds of millions of dollars in a scramble for the next promising area of biotechnology.<p>German and U.S. firms are leading the way in synthetic …

What is Ufora?

Ufora is the creator of pyfora - a compiled, automatically parallel subset of python for data science and numerical computing.<p>Any code you run with …

Some Dumb Questions and Some Smart Answers

The candidates debated each other, the moderators and reality.

The best way to learn math is to learn how to fail productively

Singapore, the land of many math geniuses, may have discovered the secret to learning mathematics (pdf). It employs a teaching method called productive failure (pdf), pioneered by Manu Kapur, head of the Learning Sciences Lab at the National Institute of Education of Singapore.<p>Students who are …

Pedagogy

Jeb Bush’s Tax Plan Is Pretty Weird

Mixing Romneyism with populism<p><i>We’ve added an update to this story with more details of Jeb Bush’s tax plan, which were released Wednesday …

What should replace the project paradigm?

The problems caused by using the project paradigm to delivering software systems are severe. The effect of projects on downstream teams such as …

Denver's Boom Is Giving This City an Edifice Complex

Unlike in the days when this building held Kitty’s South.<p>The Rossonian Hotel in 1941.<p>Denver Public Library<p><b>Rossonian Hotel<br>27th and Welton streets</b><br>Over …

Skyscrapers

Egypt plans new capital adjacent to Cairo

Egypt's government has announced plans to build a new capital adjacent to Cairo, in a massive new project that in its first phase would cost $45bn and take up to seven years to complete.<p>Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced the plan on Friday at the opening of the three-day international …