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  • biases
  • Although these loops are only part of how PredPol makes its predictions, he says they may explain why predictive policing algorithms have sometimes seemed to recreate exactly the kind of racial biases their creators say they overcome. (newscientist.com)
  • So when it comes to the thousands of decisions that we make every day, our brains create subconscious shortcuts and biases to conserve bandwidth. (hoganassessments.com)
  • scientists
  • Obama fast-tracked the approval process for oil and gas infrastructure at a time when scientists were saying we should build no more carbon-polluting infrastructure. (counterpunch.org)
  • An international team of scientists - including researchers at USC - have created 3D models of melatonin receptors, opening the door to new drugs for health issues beyond sleep. (usc.edu)
  • In fact, scientists believe human impacts made the drought in Syria twice as severe, and may be playing a role in Venezuela as well. (triplepundit.com)
  • harder
  • Subject matter experts are definitely capable of being great instructors though sometimes their knowledge actually makes it harder for them to be an effective trainer. (dashe.com)
  • While there is a real connection to be made between environmental stress and the potential for conflict, conflating these events and extrapolating them to other regions not only spread misinformation, but also makes it harder for us to tackle the real problem. (triplepundit.com)
  • smell
  • When you smell someone's bad breath, your nose detects and your brain takes note of thousands of different compounds, most of which have little or no odor. (therabreath.com)
  • Science
  • Throughout this century, even though the climate science was clear, presidential leadership has escalated the dependence on oil and gas, built infrastructure for pipelines and compressor stations, encouraged fracking in the US and around the world and prevented a global response to reducing carbon gas emissions. (counterpunch.org)
  • context
  • For training new nurses on saving the lives of premature babies, the hospital could then develop training with several of the cues in the context of realistic scenarios, allowing nurses to build their intuition and pattern matching abilities. (dashe.com)
  • food
  • I believe I have a responsibility to make a few suggestions as to what theater owners should sell at their concession stands as an alternative to pork, beef and other offensive-smelling food products. (ocregister.com)
  • More fruit - At some point at the dawn of the age of cinema, some enterprising theater owner decided that movie food had to be bad for you. (ocregister.com)
  • When we've repeatedly eaten a particular food in a particular environment, our brain comes to associate the food with that environment and make us keep eating as long as those environmental cues are present," said lead author David Neal, who was a psychology professor at USC when the research was conducted and now heads a social and consumer research firm. (usc.edu)
  • Massive food shortages are creating a potential humanitarian catastrophe. (triplepundit.com)
  • experience
  • SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED, PLEASE: To really make the movie-going experience more pleasurable, theater owners would be wise to make alcoholic beverages available - beer for raunchy comedies and martinis for dramas. (ocregister.com)
  • clear
  • It's really too bad that the police who were helping clear the road for regular traffic didn't take an extra 15-20 minutes and ticket every one of these drivers and make them wait until backed up traffic was gone to let them "safely" get back in the normal lanes. (dailyherald.com)
  • Have a clear reason why you are making a particular habit change -- maybe the ability to play with your grandkids or the fitness and dexterity to participate in a sport. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • Anyway, let me make it perfectly clear where I stand on this. (everything2.com)
  • better
  • To better understand how the system comes to its conclusions, the study team created a simplified mathematical model of the PredPol software. (newscientist.com)
  • They are lovely to watch and even if they lose we will live on hope of making them a better. (lusakatimes.com)
  • higher
  • This means that present women smokers and recent quitters had a higher risk (72%) for worse psoriasis. (webmd.com)
  • Overall, bourbon drinkers reported feeling worse than vodka drinkers, rating higher on scales that measure the severity of hangover malaise, including headache, nausea, loss of appetite and thirst. (wired.com)
  • Photo
  • Photo: Waste rock pile from past uranium mining in Po├žos de Caldas, Brazil, where efforts have been made to minimize acid leachate seepage at the pile base. (innovations-report.com)
  • study
  • Methyl mercaptan is possibly the most pungent, if not the most common, of all the gases in bad breath, according to a study published in the Kathmandu University Medical Journal. (therabreath.com)
  • days
  • I was given bactrim for 5 days and did not make the pains of a UTI go away, then I was given cipro for 10 days and after the first day I noticed the symptoms getting worse, is this normal? (drugs.com)
  • already
  • But the toll his torture and imprisonment has already taken, and the price the bad law his defense will create will exact, will become part of the folly of our post-9/11 madness. (typepad.com)
  • easy
  • By convenience I mean orchestrating your life so that it is easy to make healthy choices and inconvenient to make unhealthy choices. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • difference
  • Hip Dysplasia - This is one of the most common orthopedic conditions in medium and large size dogs, and for pets who have a degree of laxity in their hip joints, being overweight can make a huge difference to the age at which we first see clinical signs of the painful hip disease. (gopetplan.com)
  • In other words, for those in the habit of having popcorn at the movies, it made no difference whether the popcorn tasted good or not. (usc.edu)
  • social
  • Among the second-generation offspring, one gene linked to nest building stood out-it regulates the hormone vasopressin, which, like oxytocin, has a strong effect on social and bonding behaviors in mammals and birds. (scientificamerican.com)
  • good
  • Nurturing nesters: oldfield mice ( Peromyscus polionotus subgriseus ) make good parents. (scientificamerican.com)
  • If an officer is sent to a neighbourhood and then makes an arrest, the software takes this as indicating a good chance of more crimes in that area in future. (newscientist.com)
  • price
  • It's no secret that studios take such a high percentage of the ticket price that theater owners are forced to make profits on their concessions. (ocregister.com)
  • case
  • I imagine that she was describing a worst-case scenario. (blogspot.com)
  • Everything they can, which, in this case, will mean a lot of futile maneuvering that will generate a tragic flood of bad law, rendering the defense team's valiant service not merely unsuccessful but actually hostile to the interests of all their other clients. (typepad.com)
  • This could likely be a very simple case if the government were willing to make it so. (typepad.com)