Theoretical Work

The economics of the 2021 elections: when your enemy ‘…

Take unintended consequences. I spent two years of my life reporting on what was first called the Codesa Convention for a Democratic South Africa, then Codesa, and finally simply “the multi-party negotiations”. The discussions took place outside Johannesburg airport in a disused convention center, the World Trade Center, which had …

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Albert Einstein’s sanctuary from the Nazis was a Norfolk log cabin

The little-known story of how genius Jewish physicist Albert Einstein sheltered from the Nazis in a secluded log cabin in Norfolk has been told in a new book. The legendary scientist was kept safe by armed guards in the cabin at Roughton Heath, near Cromer, for three weeks in 1933 …

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Has CDC’s COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization Strategy Worked?

The CDC’s vaccine prioritization strategy has worked well compared to other approaches, but with some room for improvement. The four-tier vaccine prioritization strategy implemented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), calculated against all possible COVID-19[female[feminine vaccine deployment approaches, well executed by many measures, but could be …

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Connected Nation Live Panel welcomes progress in digital divide

The recent passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was an unprecedented step towards bridging the digital divide that nevertheless leaves a considerable amount of data collection, mapping and other work still to be done, according to a panel. Live from experts and tech advocates held Wednesday. by the …

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Students win $ 100,000 prize from Elon Musk’s

image: Top left are Drew Rich, Chris Langdon, Anwar Khan, Zach Berkowitz, Nancy Lewis, Laura Stieghorst, Isabelle Fitzpatrick and Eden Leder. Photo: Jenny Hudak / University of Miami seen Following Credit: Jenny Hudak / University of Miami Last spring, as Laura Stieghorst watched Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket take off from …

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LANL physicist Wojciech Żurek honored in Poland

LANL physicist Wojciech Żurek recently received two honorary doctorates in Krakow, Poland. Courtesy photo Teacher. Wojciech Żurek recently received one of two honorary doctorate honors in Krakow, Poland. Courtesy photo Staff report: Professor Wojciech Żurek, theoretical physicist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), recently received two honorary doctorates. AGH …

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Poverty reduction: Learning from the field

ZBYNEK BURIVAL-UNSPLASH “There are people in the world who are so hungry, that God can only appear to them in the form of bread. “- Mahatma Gandhi Ten years ago Indonesia was struggling with its biggest social assistance program. His Raskin program, Rice for the Poor, received $ 1.5 billion …

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Army of Thieves’ end (and its origin) explained

One of the unexpected joys of Zack Snyderzombie-classified heist extravaganza Army of the dead was Matthias Schweighöfer as Dieter, the charming security hacker, so the idea of ​​a romantic and dashing character-driven spinoff movie would be good news… With the exception of one bittersweet (and somewhat spoiler) fact: Dieter, like …

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