2019-07-08 - Gene Pool

~4.9 mi @ ~13.5 min/mi

"Greater societal good by taking a high dive into the Risk Pool!" How can young people get tested for cancer-related genes - and thus receive early monitoring and treatment, to save lives - if results of genetic testing may disqualify them from buying life insurance? K2 poses tough social-ethical-moral-bayesian questions for which there are no easy answers. Rain pauses long enough for Dawn Patrol to sip coffee, then comes down harder.

"Chomsky Normal Form!" Keymaster's precise linguistic vocabulary intrigues Roadkill, whose love of technical terminology grows exponentially every year. Conversation random-walks through mathy humor and famous algorithms before returning to the ever-popular theme of dog toys. Why are squishy-squeaky animals so much fun?

(trackfile) - ^z - 2019-08-01