Black Lives Matter. Still

I’m sure the FBI has been bringing this same level of attention to domestic terrorists and hate groups so those who break the law will be prosecuted, right? Right?

:weary:

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Ooh, ooh, is it “because they don’t want to”?

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After reading about DeSantis shipping immigrants to Martha’s Vinyard, I was looking to see if I could figure out how many people in the Maine prisons were from Florida so we could ship them to DeSantis (not really, they are humans, after all…)
I couldn’t find that, but did find this.

  • White imprisonment rate per 100,000: 143 (#44 highest among all states)
  • Black imprisonment rate per 100,000: 1,331 (#30 highest among all states)

Holy shit.

Source

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Yeah, the entire system reflects a lot of racism:

This is a deep dive on the subject, and focuses on correcting a lot of popular talking points or misconceptions:

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Holy hell. He’s like an eviler, racist, misogynistic Dexter.
:pleading_face:
I hope he goes down hard, as well as anyone who turned a blind eye to his activities.

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The FDA announced Thursday that its advisory committee—the Anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel (ARTDP)—would convene on November 1 to discuss pulse oximeters. Until then, the agency renewed emphasis on the safety warning it issued in February 2021, which noted that the ubiquitous devices “may be less accurate in people with dark skin pigmentation.”

Anyone believe for a second tis would have happened under TFG?

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Under the 45 admin, they would have prevented companies from voluntarily fixing the problem and blocked approval of new devices that address the discrepancy.

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Nope. It does raise a question about those particular devices, though. Is finger position important for an accurate reading? When it comes to faucets, hand dryers, etc., if they don’t work the first time I just flip my hands over as a workaround. Now I’m wondering if something similar would work in this case, until they fix it. :thinking:

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You’d have to ask someone more familiar with the tech on this thing. I am good on the interpreting the output (at least I thought I was) but the “how does this work?” My answer would be “magic.”

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Good question! I made a pulse oximeter as my senior project in college. You may have a really good idea there! Pulse oximeters use differential absorption of two light wavelengths, while touch-free detectors use reflection of infrared single-wavelength light. It might be possible to rotate the finger-mounted sensor housing from the top-to-bottom orientation to a side-side orentation to bypass the more melanin-rich dorsal surface of the fingers.

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I hope he sues over this bs:

Black Lives Matter Blm GIF by INTO ACTION

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Angry Zach Galifianakis GIF by BasketsFX

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Schitts Creek Comedy GIF by CBC

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I have a white F-150 with a black bedliner. Of course, I’m also a white guy, so that wouldn’t happen to me. Wonder what the difference is?

Sesame Street Mystery GIF by PBS KIDS

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Wow.

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You might enjoy the full story of the jazz tours!

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I heard that this weekend and ended up adding it to an assignment for my class. I think my students will find it enlightening.

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