July 19th, 2020

Leif Gram: Mr. Fix

Молодцы, уважаю

discovermagazine.com -- Is AI Ready to Help Diagnose COVID-19? While machine learning might hold promise as a powerful medical tool, statisticians warn that current models are severely flawed. A group of statisticians around the world are concerned about the quality of the vast majority of machine learning models and the harm they may cause if hospitals adopt them any time soon.

Автомобилям без водителя бы такой подход.
Leif Gram: Mr. Fix


philg -- Perhaps due to the persistent refusal of Swedes to go into the ICU and die from Covid-19, despite two months of hysterical predictions and headlines, Florida and Texas seem to be in the news daily with dramatic “spikes” of “cases” (i.e., positive tests). Given the drumbeat of media coverage, I would expect that most people in FL and TX are actually dead as of today. Yet, this dashboard from Texas shows that not many are even hospitalized.
Dore: Ogre


Не все знают, что название партии меньшевиков происходит от идишского Mensch.
Leif Gram: Mr. Fix

Akira Kurosawa "Rashomon" (1950)

Пересматривал, чтобы показать старшенькому, заодно почитал википедию. Оказывается, искусствоведение там такое же:

wiki -- In his essay "Rashomon", Tadao Sato suggests that the film (unusually) uses sunlight to symbolize evil and sin in the film, arguing that the wife gives in to the bandit's desires when she sees the sun. However, Professor Keiko I. McDonald opposes Sato's idea in her essay "The Dialectic of Light and Darkness in Kurosawa's Rashomon". McDonald says the film conventionally uses light to symbolize "good" or "reason" and darkness to symbolize "bad" or "impulse". She interprets the scene mentioned by Sato differently, pointing out that the wife gives herself to the bandit when the sun slowly fades out.

P.S. несомненно, этот виктим-блейминговый фильм оскорбителен для женщин.