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Joe Biden: ‘Not a Better Governor’ than Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer

Joe Biden heaped praise on Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday, saying, “There’s not a better governor” in the country. Speaking to supporters in Detroit, Biden said, “There’s not a better governor in the United States of America than Gretchen Whitmer,” triggering applause from the audience: Joe Biden: “There’s not a better governor in the…

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A Family of Better Random Number Generators

* For the PCG family, arbitrary k-dimensional equidistribution (and the huge periods it implies) requires PCG’s extended generation scheme. † ChaCha entry based on an optimized C++ implementation of ChaCha, kindly provided by Orson Peters. What’s Wrong with Your Current RNG Most random number generators in widespread use today have one of the following problems:…

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Better Weather Won’t Keep California From Grim Fire Landmark

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Better.com’s Vishal Garg talks the future of banking, tech stacks and a customer-friendly IPO

Though he wouldn’t comment on recent reports that he is raising $100 million in capital at a $4 billion valuation, Better.com CEO Vishal Garg had no qualms on Thursday in outlining his vision for an eventual public debut. Garg, a serial entrepreneur who founded the digital-only lender in 2014, revealed at LendIt Fintech’s USA 2020…

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How to Make 3D Printing Better

Nastassia_Bas/Getty Images With 3D-printing technologies increasingly becoming a mainstay in modern manufacturing operations, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), software houses, 3D-printing factories, and contract manufacturers are striving to fine-tune the efficiency and repeatability of these production methods. Variability in the 3D printing of products has been a major concern of management for decades. Production engineers and managers…

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7 Strategies for Better Group Decision-Making

HBR Staff/Charles Deluvio/Unsplash When you have a tough business problem to solve, you likely bring it to a group. After all, more minds are better than one, right? Not necessarily. Larger pools of knowledge are by no means a guarantee of better outcomes. Because of an over-reliance on hierarchy, an instinct to prevent dissent, and…

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Better.com in talks to raise $100M at $4B valuation: report

Digital mortgage lender Better.com is in talks to raise more than $100 million in new funding that would value the company at about $4 billion before an upcoming public offering, according to a new report. The New York-based mortgage lender, backed by Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs and Citigroup, told investors it expects revenue to jump…

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‘It Gets Better’: How a viral video fueled a movement for LGBTQ youth

In 2010, a rash of LGBTQ teen suicides across the U.S. — including Seth Walsh, 13, and Billy Lucas, 15 — inspired the gay advice columnist Dan Savage and his now-husband, Terry Miller, to do something. Together, the pair uploaded a video to YouTube with a simple but profound message: “It gets better.”“If there are…

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Higher together: The united affect of the Veterans United Foundation

In early March, as everyone started to prepare for a virus that they knew so little about, the Veterans United Foundation’s Erik Morse was working with other leaders in the community on what would eventually become the beginning strategy for how Central Missouri would battle the COVID-19 pandemic. As board president for the Veterans United…

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Higher weather aids fight in opposition to wildfires in California and Oregon, which have left a minimal of 31 boring and dozens lacking

SALEM, ORE. — Wildfire smoke that posed a health hazard to millions choked the West Coast on Saturday as firefighters battled deadly blazes that obliterated some towns and displaced tens of thousands of people, the latest in a series of calamities this year. For people already enduring the coronavirus pandemic, the resulting economic fallout and…