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Coming up: the most extraordinary thread I’ve ever written. On how we blew over £150m and Andrew Mills (a Government adviser) seems to have made a fortune.

But let’s start with introductions. THREAD /1
Spoiler: they were the wrong kind of masks.

The problem with this government isn’t just that it is grossly grossly corrupt. It is also grossly grossly incompetent
In reply to @JolyonMaugham
The second is that, apparently, Government was prepared to enter into a £252m contract – the largest we have yet seen for the purchase of PPE – with a £100 company owned by an adviser to Liz Truss (although, see above, you’re not allowed to know that anymore). /10 pic.twitter.com/OH3NsrArTN
If you force people to live miles from work because city housing is sold to the absent wealthy, then make those same people pay a fortune to commute for hours every day in late, dirty, over-crowded trains, I’m not sure why you would be so amazed that they want to work from home.
The new *daily* allowance for peers in the House of Lords is £323. The *monthly* allowance for a single person under 25 on Universal Credit is £342.72.
  • @EmploiCNRS If you are interested in microtubules and want to do some cool research, apply for a postdoc in my lab at the IJM in Paris. You can write to me informally, as well as applying on the CNRS website.
  • 11 yrs ago, I returned to Lebanon where I’d lived previously to write one of those ‘Beirut so hip’ articles. It *was* breathtakingly hip. Also: breathtakingly corrupt. Looking at the images of a city destroyed, I can’t help think: this is where it leads. This is the road we’re on
  • Blimey, he's setting off early this year.
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  • The EMBL is recruiting Group Leaders in the following themes: - Structural Cell Biology/Cryo-Electron Tomography (HD01794) - Computational Biology/Bioinformatics (HD01795) - Developmental Biology (HD01798) Deadline for application is September 20th embl.de/jobs/searchjob…
  • The UK's first Dutch-style roundabout which prioritises cyclists and pedestrians over motorists has opened in Fendon Road, Cambridge
  • How can we do more (and better) with less? Professor Jaideep Prabhu explores some of the quick and inventive solutions to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic - part of our webinar series "What’s Next? How to Survive and Thrive in a Post COVID-19 World." orlo.uk/more_with_less…
  • The weird kid when the ball comes his way at lunch:
  • Hey twitter! Not one to do this, but my dad owns the oldest Indian restaurant in East London and has been struggling with customers so please show some love! If you're in Aldgate come have a curry, I'm biased but it's the best! Below is my grandad in the 70s vs my dad now❤️
  • What is white privilege? We asked @JohnAmaechi, psychologist, best-selling author and former NBA basketball player to explain it for us. 👉 bbc.in/3gyhMGH
  • reading my own phd thesis
  • Here are 10 great ways to enjoy #Cambridge safely right now - we've teamed up with @CambridgeBID for this #sponsoredfeature packed with ideas cambridgeindependent.co.uk/lifestyle/welc… #StaySafeCambridge
  • Ok, here goes. Taylor Swift as classic physics textbooks, a thread. #ITeachPhysics
  • Meet some of our Japanese students @CambridgeJBS . Learn more about their #CambridgeMBA experience, share insights and ask your questions directly. #Japan #MBA #BSchool #CJBS #CambridgeUniversity Webinar Sun 9 Aug: orlo.uk/Cambridge_MBA_…
  • Thank you to @thetimes leader writers. thetimes.co.uk/article/the-ti…
  • "If you are resident in a country, you should get a say in how it is run. It's as simple as that." Councillor Anna Smith (@anna4labour) supports @the3million's #OurHomeOurVote campaign to extend voting rights to all residents. What do you think?
  • Our ultra-fast #GPU accelerated #f5c is now published. bmcbioinformatics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.11… Try @nanopore methylation calling on embedded systems such as @NVIDIAEmbedded Jetson. Alternatively, try on an HPC for 9X performance compared to #nanopolish call-methylation at 6X lesser RAM.
  • Here's the virtual display I'm currently presenting at #SCAR2020. Have a look what's going on in a deep neural network that generates a high-resolution ice-thickness map for the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
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