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Think about it: He was a senior citizen already in 1986!
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A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, navigate a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects! - Lazarus Long
"There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult." - C.A.R. Hoare
I'd prefer non-commercialized science funded by grants than those funded by companies who include clauses the bury any results they don't like. If we in the US did something similar to Australia where Government (i.e. tax) funded grants are licensed and used for more research. Instead of being used by private companies to earn obscene gobs of money, especially NIH funded ones for new medicines. Yes I'm straying dangerously close to old soapbox territory but my issues is with how the system allows the companies to exploit our tax dollars for their profit.
Plus unless you think outside the box how else will you think of new, novel ideas and approaches to solving problems? If you follow the same path as everyone else you will get the same answer as everyone else. I'm choosing to ignore some of the more off the wall projects out there although the recent study about dealing with shaken beer cans[^] was quite informative. Thank you Denmark!
He's not in business. He's a prof at an Ivy League (=woke) university.
It sounds like he lied to federal investigators, which is a crime in the USSA. It can be prosecuted even if verbal rather than written. Remember Martha Stewart and how everyone thinks she went to jail for insider trading? Nope. She went to jail for lying to federal investigators.
I still haven't seen what they're charging him with.
Your honour, the accused was offered a research job and accepted it! Lock! Him! Up!
He went outside the bounds of a "policy", not broke a law, and the guy's a total geek, so he probably didn't have a clue about it, until it was too late for such a geek to effectively negotiate a remedy for the situation.
Shirley you have to actually commit a crime, to be arrested and have your name plastered all over the news. If "taking a job in another country" is a crime, then I'm buggered all the way up the Yangtze.
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!
He's not been arrested for taking a job in another country, he's been arrested for lying about it:
Lieber received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Wuhan University of Technology (WUT) in China and agreed to lead a lab there — and that when US government agencies asked about his involvement with the programme he stated that he was not a participant and denied any formal affiliation with WUT.
Maybe they are trying to stop Coronavirus from affecting US researchers via email ...
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