The world’s best hot dog eaters could outeat a grizzly bear or a coyote, but would fall far behind a wolf or a Burmese python, a new study finds.
Aleszu Bajak“The world’s most competitive hot dog eaters could outeat a grizzly bear or a coyote, as measured by the amount of food per unit of time”
Yes! Thanks @cragcrest for this image and dose-of-fresh-air piece
Aleszu BajakDrugs like ivermectin, chloroquine, remdesivir and tocilizumab are proliferating across Latin America to treat Covid-19, sometimes prophylactically.
My latest, for @Ojo_Publico w @mjfrigaard, looks at their serious side effects and lack of evidence
<p>We live in a data society. Journalists are becoming data analysts and data curators, and computation is an essential tool for reporting. Data and computation reshape the way a reporter sees the world and composes a story. They also control the...
Aleszu Bajak“Journalists are becoming data analysts and data curators, and computation is an essential tool for reporting”
While techniques for text mining, sentiment analysis and other natural language processing are ubiquitous on the Internet, they’re not always accessible to students. I recently ran this tutorial in my …
Aleszu BajakI ran this exercise in class and my @nujournalism students came up with some great analyses of the 2020 candidates’ platforms on Twitter
Inside the long, costly effort to cure diabetes with stem cells.
Aleszu BajakVertex is acquiring Semma for $950 million in cash. The company is developing an iPod-sized implantable to house beta cells Doug Melton has spent 15+ yrs coaxing from stem cells.
See my @techreview piece on his quest to cure his 2 kids of type 1 diabetes