The New Money-Laundering Sting: Come to the U.S. then Get Arrested The New Money-Laundering Sting: Come to the U.S. then Get Arrested by Christie Smythe Bloomberg September 9, 2015 LawyerPatrick Poulin says he helped clients set up offshore corporations in the Caribbean. And that’s what he was working on when he … Continue reading → Continue reading “The New Money-Laundering Sting: Come to the U.S. then Get Arrested”
Baklava, and bonding with Barcelona over good eats Baklava. What could the syrupy, nut-ified, largely Middle Eastern treat (that I’ve confessed my undying love to) have to do with Barcelona? Oh something, alright. And I’ll get to that, but first let’s back up to a couple of months ago, when I set off to Costa Brava for a conference. Wanting to maximize […]
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Quantum Darwinism or making natural selection a NP complete problem. Recently Zurek, a well know physicist, famous about his out of the box approaches, published a paper on natural selection based on quantum computation principles. It’s main claim is that it explains the quantum-classical transition: why macroscopic physics obeys classical rules while the quantum world obeys the seemingly weird laws of quantum mechanics. That makes […] Continue reading “Quantum Darwinism or making natural selection a NP complete problem.”
Customs Agent & Texas Cops Knocked For Aiding Dealers With Coke Okey Doke Back in March, we reported on the arrests of suspected Texas cocaine traffickers Mario Alejandro Solis and Carlos Aron Oyervides. Both charged with conspiracy to distribute more than 5 kilos of coke, Solis and Oyervides revealed that Texas lawmen assisted them in their operation. Four current and former law enforcement officers, including a U.S. Border Patrol Agent Daniel Polanco […] Continue reading “Customs Agent & Texas Cops Knocked For Aiding Dealers With Coke Okey Doke”
My must-reads this week May 20, 2016 You can read all the articles that have caught my attention this week here: https://delicious.com/stephentall Below are a selection… Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone–Meet the Dark Night of the Sky! How I (…)Read the rest of this entry » Continue reading “My must-reads this week May 20, 2016”
2014 La Crema Chardonnay, Monterey A surprisingly deep, clear, yellow straw color in the glass. Butter and baking spices cloak ample ripe scents of orange and cream (think Dreamsickle), honeydew, baked apple, and ripe stone fruit. Despite the richness of the nose and the buttered… Read more Continue reading “2014 La Crema Chardonnay, Monterey”
ON EAST Submissions for 2015-2016 ATTENTION: calling all writers and artists interested in East Asia! ON EAST, the University of Toronto’s undergraduate journal of East Asian Studies, is calling for submissions for our 2015-2016 publication. Submit your essays, literary translations, photographs, and/or art (digital … Continue reading → Continue reading “ON EAST Submissions for 2015-2016”
Episode 59 We’re Back- Virtually, Part 2 Teacherspodcast@gmail.com
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The much awaited Part 2 of the “Virtual Podcasting Begins” Episode from Kathy and Mark… We pick up where the discussion about K-12 virtual schools, and in particular FLVS, was just ramping up!