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The UK's covid rules are made law (with minimal review) as Statutory Instruments, which you can read online statutoryinstruments.parliamen

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Finaly convinced myself to ignore "more important work" to set aside some time to play with io_uring + liburing. Created a RTP load generator that can already send more than 1 million RTP frames per second - from normal Linux userspace! Thank you @axboe@twitter.com

More coronavirus testing means more positive tests, so can we make any comparisons with the spring? Nothing beats putting numbers in a spreadsheet and giving it a go! dbatley.com/blog/2020/09/covid

An interesting prediction: "By 2030, half of the UK adult population will be vegan." Disagree? Challenge for the prestige (as the money goes to charity!) longbets.org/845/

Tonight is the Ig Nobel prize ceremony, a celebration of the most interesting scientific discoveries of our age. 11pm London time (6pm New York time) improbable.com/ig-about/the-30

This Thursday at 11pm London time is the 30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize, streamed live on the Internet. Previously: magnetized cockroaches, spilling coffee and the personalities of rocks. improbable.com/ig-about/the-30

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