Antibiotic resistance in livestock: high and growing

In memoriam Stuart B. Levy

Only one thing makes it worth routinely feeding antibiotics to livestock; profit at any cost.

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Seeking satisfaction in statistics

But not just yet

Of course I like the idea of people visiting my website(s), but I am not a slave to any kind of analysis. I seldom look at the numbers I gather from the stats package provided by my host, and even more rarely at Google Analytics (which this site does not have). And the only changes I make as a result of looking at those stats is, occasionally, to fix a broken internal link.

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Bashing onwards

Inspired by the latest episode of the Automators podcast, I did two things. First, I started listening to the Taming the Terminal series that they recommended. So far so good. More practically, I created a bash alias for a couple of commands that I use almost every day. They use rsync to save...

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One of the reasons I subscribe to Uses This is that every so often I learn something incredibly useful that I had no idea existed. So it was today. Frank Rausch casually mentioned an Alfred workflow (which he wrote) to access special characters. Less than a minute later, all my troubles seemed s...

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Oh boy, am I on top of my game, or what?

It has been an absolutely delightful month. There was some hot weather, and some wonderful thunderstorms. The neighbourhood was empty, which pushed us to discover some nice new (to us) places for morning coffee. They won't replace our bar, but it was fun to be somewhere new. The terrace was blooming wonderful.

Life has been good.

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