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"Our last video on #Japan's semiconductor industry ended with the industry at the very peak of its powers.

Taking place over the span of 30 years, the island country's rise to #semiconductor supremacy>
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The Japanese semiconductor #industry once seemed invincible. But what goes up must come down. In this video, we look at Japan's semiconductor decline." (publisher-blurb)
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From the comment-section (by "Jim Golab"):
"I was at #Motorola Memory Division in the early and mid-80’s. The 1985 crash devastated the chip suppliers because right before it, the computer companies were selling into a boom and were so desperate for #DRAM, that
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Latest UPDATE on the #TFR (Travel Rule) trilogue:

EU institutions are working to finalise the #TFR text to implement the #travelrule in Europe. Please find below the latest details. The aimed-for deadline for conclusion is still the first week of June.

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Key issues on table:

The provisions introduced by the @Europarl_EN requiring #verification of information for each transfer of assets, the additional requirements applied to transfers to #unhosted wallets and the #blacklist of non-compliant entities.

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In the past weeks, the @EUCouncil has taken onboard the concerns from the blockchain & crypto #industry, as well as those of regulators and competent #authorities (!), that flagged the impracticality and unintended consequences these provisions would have.

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As a member of @ScienceAU, Victoria's Science Society supports the #research sector's ten pledges, seeking commitments from candidates for the Australian Federal #Election2022. Let's run through them all, shall we? #auspol #ausvotes #AusVotes2022
Let's punch *at* our weight in #research funding, at least. It's a matter of investing in our brainpower as a resource for other sectors to draw on, & sustain tertiary #education as one of major exports. #auspol #ausvotes #AusVotes2022
We argue #research #translation is about "bench to #community" - #industry is a big part of that. Public funding established a world class research sector, but the private sector is where we need to build capacity to benefit from that resource. #auspol #ausvotes #AusVotes2022
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So I saw a bit of disagreement last week over the idea of whether #biology is #programmable in any meaningful sense. As someone who works with biology in an industrial context, I wanted to unpack the idea just a little more. 🧵
For some, the claim that 'biology is programmable' is childishly obvious. Others say it's a bad metaphor or that if we don’t have total #predictability that it doesn’t count as programming. I tend to think both are right.
In #biomaterials, and the synthetic biology field in general, we are hacking systems we don’t understand. We are “programming" them (through environmental or genetic changes), but struggle in the predictability domain because we don’t fully grok this alien #technology (aka life).
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*How #SriLanka got ruined*

Lankans voted for #Rajapakshas knowing very well what they did in the past, including corruption, selling out national assets to #China, #dynastic politics and all.

They still voted for them because Rajapakshas promised things they could not refuse.
1. Their #GST, called VAT Tax, on all products was reduced to 8%, thus making everything cheaper in one stroke. (It also killed the govt revenue). People loved things getting cheaper.
2. The minimum #incometax threshold was changed from 5 Lakhs per annum to 30 Lakhs! Very few earned more than 30L!
A very large part of the population became #tax exempt. This was very popular among the salaried class.
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More #Russiasanctions do not necessarily increase the probability of #Peace, it could end up meaning the opposite. Many rightly point out that #oilandgas revenues dull the G7 block of Russian foreign exchange and have helped stabilize the #Ruble, at least for now. But...🧵
...we've never had sanctions like this and may be losing tabs on the strategy. Is a sovereign default a pre-requisite? Is there a bleed-rate on the #Ruble that equals a bleed-rate in the #war? We want to punish--understandably--but with what outcome?
We overestimated #RussianArmy and underestimated #Ukraine, thought we needed to hit immediately. But things have changed. Russia will fight an insurgency. This gives #sanctions and #Export controls more time. It also means in conflict, the return on additional sanctions weakens.
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ZBF release finally draws closer (zero2050usa.com). We have been working to get the data/report out & understandable. Here is a short thread with some interesting observations that we made. First, here is a cheat sheet for our scenarios (a wide spread of possibilities)
First, we find that scenarios have huge amounts of #wind & #solar. We also find that deployment rates for these (& #storage) must dramatically increase to reach our goals (with and without novel generation).
This becomes increasingly important for limited technology cases & huge for #storage in terms of energy capacity.
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Here's a balanced thread on #academia vs #industry from the perspective of someone who has held senior positions in both. I'm going to write this thread because a lot of what I read here reduces to "my tribe is better than yours" or "grass is always greener".

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The academic trade is fundamentally freedom for money.

As a Sr #academic you barely have a boss and really get to determine which of millions of options you can pursue. New intl grants? More policy engagement? Acad leadership? Media? Translational research? All up to you.

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Making the most of this implies a couple of things:
1) you must have a clear path to a senior position to take advantage
2) your institution must not be over corporatizing.

Let's address these two

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The online casino #INDUSTRY is changing at a furious pace. New online casinos are launching with increasing frequency. Several new casino games make their appearance every #weekend . The legislative framework for online gambling is taking different shapes in different
megasloto.vercel.app parts of the world. Unfortunately occasionally there is news of online casinos ripping off its players. To extract the best from the online casino industry a player has to be aware of the tricks of the trade and be up to date on all this information.
slotwawa.vercel.app Fortunately this is not as daunting a task as it may at first seem. A player need not surf through dozens of online news sites and online casinos. If he has to do so then he will have no time left for online gambling.
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⚠️CCI have imposed PENALTY on TYRE MANUFACTURERS⚠️

MRF ltd 622.09 Cr
Apollo Tyres 425.53 Cr
JK Tyres 309.95 Cr
CEAT ltd 252.16 Cr
Birla Tyres 178.33 Cr

(CCI - Competition Commission of India)
It is done because they formed a Cartel and indulged in activities like

- Increase in prices
- Control the production and production and supply
They had an association named ATMA on which Penalty of Rs. 0.084 crore was imposed.

(Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association (ATMA))
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1/ The journey of @iota [MONSTER THREAD] - From the top 5 token to the top 50 token and why it will at least get back into the top 5.
2/ #IOTA was founded in 2015 with the aim and vision of developing a #DLT protocol in which people and machines, can communicate via data & value tx permissionless, feeless, efficient and with the least technical requirements -
With a high level of security, decentralization…
3/ …and Scalability➡️blockchain trilemma.
They also wanted to develop their own #smartcontracts, #oracles, #identity solutions, etc.

At that time they already attracted the attention of the then much smaller #crypto community.

Why?
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I've realized it's been a long Twitter silence, so I'll revive my feed a little bit. Want to share a few insights related to looking for a new job in this thread. #AcademicTwitter #jobs #industry
1. Having a work permit is a huge help and influences how often one gets invited for an interview
2. Having at least a couple of years' experience is a HUGE help in getting invited to an interview.
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Many thanks to the awesome ladies at @IWS_Network for the chance to share my #immigrant #womanofcolour #womaninscience👩🏽‍🔬story throughout this week as part of their Voices Without Frontiers program!
iwsnetwork.ca/voices-without…
#IWSvoices #WomenInSTEM
I was born in #Guyana 🇬🇾
➡️ Amerindian name meaning “Land of Many Waters”.
➡️small in size (<800, 000 people), rich in natural resources
➡️only English-speaking country in South America
➡️Diversity of people with amazing cultural mix @IWS_Network #VoicesIWS #WomenInSTEM ImageKaieteur Falls - world's la...Photo Source: Guyana Times
Genetically I’m Indian - ancestors brought to ‘British Guiana’ from India during colonial times to work on #sugarplantations.

Culturally I’m #Caribbean as #Guyana shares historical and cultural ties with other Anglo-Caribbean countries.

@IWS_Network #VoicesIWS #WomenInSTEM East Woman in the Anglo-Car...
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#Digital technologies, which have become one of the important parts of our lives, have numerous benefits in many areas such as #education, #health, #economy, etc. But, and there is a big but?
What are the costs of #digitalization for #children and #young people? How should families treat children on the internet or social media using? What do the figures tell us? Here is the threat on Children & Young People’s Mental Health in the Digital Age by the OECD in 2018. Image
Almost half of the world is connected to the #internet, and in countries that are members of the OECD almost everyone is #online. For children and young people today, being online and using social media have become an integral part of their lives.
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Came across an interview of @sidd1307 conducted by @varinder_bansal.

The one hour was packed with learning both related to #stockmarkets and daily life.

Below is the thread about key learning which i found important.

Like or retweet if you found it worthwhile.
Intro of Siddharth bhaiya

(a) he has completed CA.

(b) Entered into the stock market in early 2000's as analyst covering FINANCIALS

(c) Currently running Aequitas Investment Consultancy.

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Importance of stock market

Human like any other animals, performs 4 core activities in his lifetime;

(a) Searching for food
(b) Protecting themselves from enemy
(c) Occupy territory
(d) Sex/mating

In modern world, all these activities are dependent on money.
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Indian cities are not typically imagined to be biodiversity hotspots. Aspects of urban ecology often get missed in public conversations about the city.
In a series of illustrations, we explore the different dimensions of Bengaluru's lakes.
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@citizenmatters @sustainBLR Image
Illustrations: Labonie Roy
Text: @ByAditiTandon @priyankash96
Anchor: @kcmouli25
Watch this space. We will update 1 illustration per day.
#environment #cities #biodiversity #art #illustrations

Let's start at the very beginning...
When you read you begin with A-be-see!
Every artwork has elements of household and construction waste that the artist found in her neighbourhood in Bengaluru. Look closely and see if you can spot them!
Leave your responses as comments :)
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How to get rich

What's the best business book ever written? Probably "How to get rich" by #FelixDennis, a billionaire who picked this cheesy title as a joke but dropped some real business wisdom. Here are 25 immensely valuable lessons from his book.
A thread 👇 🧵
On #makingexcuses: Most of the so-called "reasons" for not pursuing wealth are not reasons at all they are excuses. Pitiful alibis you have erected to spare yourself from the quiet terror of taking your own financial destiny in your hands and making your dreams concrete reality.
On #gettingstarted: There is no point in sitting around thinking about getting started. Commit now, or leave your dreams behind. Begin now or turn away.
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Jab bhi investment ki baat ho, we Indians always seek #Advice from ‘experts’ around us.

"Bata yaar kis stock mein invest karoon?"
"Reliance kaisa lag raha hai?"
"Chart kya bolta hai?"

We created STOCKEDGE CLUB to make these discussions easy, reliable & fun!

💡Here’s why-
🤗To make you self-dependent

The expert can be our friend, that uncle or celebrity investor on TV or social media sharing #Tips.

We trust them. But there is no #Accountability. And no one explains us WHY.

We did few things in StockEdge Club to solve this.

💡Here’s what-
📈24/7 Technical Analyst

Our #SEBI registered team of analysts will help you decode the price movement in any underlying and #guide you at every step of your trading #decision.
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Officially, the German federal government wants to save nothing less than the world #climate. In order to achieve this megalomaniac goal, it does not shy away from any expenditure that costs our economy around 50 billion euros annually in the form of high taxes and subsidies. /1
This moralizing #climate activism makes every German citizen poorer by at least 600 euros per year. /2
But among the heads and chief ideologues of large lobby organizations, there is the naive hope that this massive transformation will finally make #Germany the world champion exporter again - through the export of #climate technology. /3
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A Thread on basics about the #Chemical #industry

According to American Chemistry Council, more than 96% of all manufactured goods are directly touched by the chemicals industry.

Do Hit the Retweet and help us spread knowledge. (1/n)
Global Chemical Industry: -
The global chemicals market is valued at around USD 4,738 Bn; China accounts for the major market share (37%), followed by the European Union (17%) and the United States (14%). India’s share stands at ~3.5%. (2/n)

Source:- Laxmi Organics Annual Report Image
However, as the chemicals markets in Western Europe, North America and Japan are relatively mature, they are expected to record slow growth rates of around 3-4%, while the Asia Pacific (APAC) region should grow at a faster rate of 7-8% during the forecast period (2019-24F). (3/n)
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Just in | Output from India's eight core sectors surged by 56.1% in April, from a year ago, as per data released on Monday. The high growth number is driven by the low industrial production across all sectors caused by the nationwide lockdown. #Industry
- @tragicosmicomic
Just in | On a month-on-month basis, core sectors' output fell by 15.1% in April over March 2021, thanks to the emergence of the second wave of the #pandemic.
- @tragicosmicomic
Just in | IThe #GDP contracted 7.3% in 2020-21, as per provisional National Income estimates released by the National Statistical Office, marginally better than the 8% contraction projected earlier. In 2019-20, India had clocked 4% GDP growth.
- @tragicosmicomic
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Nominations are open for the #ASEG Awards and Honours. 🎖📣

Close 23 July 2021.

More info lnkd.in/gn4T9ZP

#nominate #awards #aegc2021 #aseg #geophysics #award #recognition #research #womeninstem #science #community #leadership #industry
🥇ASEG Gold Medal
“For exceptional and highly significant distinguished contributions to the science and practice of geophysics by a member, resulting in wide recognition within the geoscientific community.”
👩🏾‍🤝‍🧑🏼Honorary Membership
“For distinguished contributions by a member to the profession of exploration geophysics and to the ASEG over many years.”
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Shit-stirring liar Andrew Pierce works for the Daily Mail.

The headteacher actually said the phrase “good morning everyone” should be used instead of “boys & girls”, because it's more inclusive & doesn't create a gender divide, adding “Of course we use the words boys & girls".
The headteacher made it crystal clear that despite misleading press lies & online reports, the words 'boys' & 'girls' ARE NOT BANNED!

Predictably, Nana Akua - the latest addition to Andrew Neil's polarizing "anti-woke" TV channel - objected anyway.

inews.co.uk/news/education…
And now, thanks to the unhinged partisan bullshit emanating from the global hard-right 'anti-woke anti-cancel culture' shit-stirring #industry, we now have outraged gullible "anti-woke" warriors who decry the "cancel culture mob" ACTUALLY TRYING TO CANCEL the headteacher. 🤬
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#Technocracy is #Fascism, #Communism, or something parallel. Coronavirus pandemic accelerated long-held plans of #WEF #Davos to establish #Globalist #Elite so-called #Leftist NWO. #Global policymakers advocating the “Great Reset” advocate #EcoDystopia
mises.org/wire/lockdowns…
The coming #technocracy is Marxism: involves close cooperation between heads of #digital #industry & #govts. Programs such as minimum income & healthcare for all? NWO governance 'strict societal control with the promise of comprehensive social justice
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NWO of #digital tyranny comes with a intrusive #SocialCredit system. The People’s Republic of China is the pioneer of this method of #Surveillance & #Control of #Individuals, #Corporations, & #SocioPolitical entities
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