Recent paper that colleagues and I wrote about perceptions of argileh/shisha use within Arabic-speaking communities in Sydney, and implications for health promotion bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral. Some interesting findings

Recent paper that colleagues and I wrote about perceptions of argille/shisha use within Arabic-speaking communities in Sydney, and implications for health promotion bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral. Some interesting findings

U.S.: 1 in 5 High School Seniors Is Vaping. Counterpoint to the tobacco cessation and harm minimisation argument. npr.org/sections/health-shots/

Cognitive disability is a major determinant of lifecourse and wellbeing: “WA study finds 89% of children in detention have severe cognitive impairment.” A recent English report showed people with forms of cognitive impairment die up to 20 years too soon. theguardian.com/australia-news

I’m trying to imagine the pitch for this. “You know how everyone has been writing thinkpieces about ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’? I’ve come up with the expanding brain galaxy take.” qz.com/1491525/baby-its-cold-o

Just bought the ebook of this, looking forward to reading it.

A very useful process guide for peer review, developed by @MonsoonMat@twitter.com @Geraint_RV@twitter.com @bdwake@twitter.com. scisnack.com/wp-content/upload Share with your HDR students!

Another throw-away line in an article that should be the headline: “last year, more Australians bought their seventh home than those who bought their first” abc.net.au/news/2018-12-08/que

The only upside of the may be that the demise of Jira could be in sight.

Watching an episode of Grey’s Anatomy. They’re treating a member of a never before seen Morlock-like species called “nurses”.

The most eye catching detail is this throw-away line:“Democratic City Councilman Ritchie Torres represents a part of the Bronx where one in four households have no bank account.” The implications of that are pretty amazing. nextcity.org/daily/entry/more-

Anatomy of an AI System: The Amazon Echo as an anatomical map of human labor, data and planetary resources, by @katecrawford@twitter.com and @TheCreaturesLab@twitter.com anatomyof.ai/?mc_cid=eec652add

Today I learned Quora and Tumblr still exist

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