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I published this opinion article today in Portugal. Discussing of university students, and the absurd standards for university access in Portugal.

'Além disso, a pretensa meritocracia do numerus clausus é uma tautologia: o sistema académico define o que é considerado “melhor” e depois declara que os aceites são os “melhores”. Mas onde está a demonstração que médias altas identificam os mais aptos para determinada profissão? Alguém acha que os melhores médicos se escolhem pela capacidade de receber e memorizar “aprendizagens” de Português ou Biologia no ensino secundário?'

Super Excited to visit @giaruffo and give a talk at the ,Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale Dipartimento di Scienze e Innovazione Tecnologica today. Infor below.

"Netanyahu has a salient interest in the war continuing until Donald Trump ousts Biden from the White House. That would help him implement his three “noes” – no acceptance of responsibility, no elections and no Palestinian state."

Graciela Gonzalez' great presentation of track 2 at , focusing on multilingual symptom extraction from clinical text (BTW, less than 1% of published papers on EHR analyze text notes where much relevant medical information lies ). Missing @MKrallinger :)

Graciela Gonzalez, opening the Social Media Mining for Health 2023 () at , showing data for how social media data offers a great representative sample of population demographics.

Also, General findings of the shared tasks on mining. Pre-trained transformer models ruling.

Will give an overview of our NIH-NLM-funded research on “Network Science to Model Health Vulnerabilities and Biases” at workshop at , St. Charles Ballroom, Hilton Riverside, New Orleans. Saturday November 12, 10:30am

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Looking forward to the AMIA Annual Symposium this Saturday in New Orleans, where I will give a keynote talk at the for Applications () Workshop.

Great interview by @NathanJRobinson. Mimics my transition to $maximalism in the 00s. Another element to (not in article) is its protestant dualist iconoclasm, which feels very antibody, antiflesh. As if spaces/objects are designed for the spirit, not the body.

Have you heard that @PLOSComplexSys is now open for submissions? Learn more about this new community-led journal:

"Vengeful aspects became suspect
And bending low as if to hear
And the armies ceased advancing
Because the people had their ear
And the shepherds and the soldiers
Lay beneath the stars"

The past few weeks have been so difficult due to how the attacks and then war affected all, especially friends and colleagues most connected to the region---and most of all those in place, of course. Any position is bound to upset somebody, when what we need is common humanity.

"love dares you to care for the people on the edge of the night, and love dares you to change our way of caring about ourselves." Seeking solace in music, as it has the power to bring people together, when we most need.

Also with the wonderful

In the XXI century, I will not vote for a president who funds and supports another Dresden or Hiroxima @POTUS more Carter less Bush.

I highly recommend this postdoctoral program with IGCi. The great David Soriano Panos, recent honoree at @CCS2023 Brazil has been a great example of bringing and methods into .

Thank you for the party last Saturday, with bad weather warnings and all!

This Saturday, Lisbon, Cais do Sodré, pink street @roterdao . 1AM basement dancefloor. Come get a funky good feeling with E-Trash!

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