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Tuesday April 13rd, 2021 evening edition

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The move could complicate the nation’s vaccination efforts at a time when many states are confronting a surge in new cases and seeking to address vaccine hesitancy.

At the news conference, Dr. Marks drew a connection between the two vaccines, saying the cases involving rare blood clots were very similar.

Federal officials stressed Tuesday that there have been no significant safety concerns about either of those vaccines.

But while shipments of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been much more limited, the Biden administration had still been counting on using hundreds of thousands of doses every week.

In addition to requiring only a single dose, the vaccine is easier to ship and store than the other two.

With the Johnson & Johnson setback, federal officials expect there will only be enough to cover fewer than 230 million adults, roughly 30 million shy of the total adult population.

But a certain percentage of adults are expected to refuse shots, despite public campaigns to convince them, so the supply may cover all the demand. »

PS5 April Update brings new storage options and social features

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* With this feature, you can now transfer your PS5 games to USB extended storage from your console’s internal storage.

Because PS5 games are designed to take advantage of the console’s ultra high-speed SSD, PS5 titles can’t be played from USB extended storage.

For tips on using USB extended storage on PS5, including storage device requirements, please visit: As previously announced, the PS5 console will support storage expansion via M.2 drives in the future. »

Thomas Jones · See you in hell, punk: Kai su, Brutus · LRB 6 December 2018

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Sulla resigned the dictatorship in 79 and retired to the countryside near Naples, where he died the following year.

One of the consuls for the year 78 tried to overturn Sulla’s reforms; the other wanted to preserve them.

Pompey meanwhile steadily rose to a position of dominance after his victory at Mutina and the murder of Brutus’ father. »

Big Tech critic Wendy Liu refuses to bow down to Bezos

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Wendy Liu, 28, grew up in Canada and dreamed of someday being a successful tech entrepreneur.

Wendy Liu: The last few years have been this process of me realizing I don’t have to define myself based on my job because I do other things.

It just took me some time to apply the same kind of reasoning to tech, where you have very, very similar things happening. »

Dunning-Kruger Effect: Ignorance and Overconfidence Affect Intuitive Thinking, New Study Says

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In a newly published study, researchers say the Dunning-Kruger Effect can cause low-performers to overestimate their judgments during the intuitive decision-making process.

At times it may seem evident that this person doesn’t know what they are talking about, however, they appear to be blissfully unaware of their ignorance.

To test the Dunning-Kruger effect on intuitive thinking, researchers used the “cognitive reflection test” (CRT) developed by Yale professor Dr. Shane Frederick. »