Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

What you eat when you’re sick may determine if you’ll get better

In short, if you have a viral infection, go for glucose;  bacterial, ketogenic diet.

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What you eat when you’re sick may determine if you’ll get better

By Debora MacKenzie | 15 September 2016 | New Scientist

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October 24, 2016 Posted by | diet, health | , , , | Leave a comment

The Majority Illusion in Social Networks

You think everyone does/know/be it?  Maybe it’s just an illusion.

The Social-Network Illusion That Tricks Your Mind

June 30, 2015 | MIT Technology Review

Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
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December 25, 2015 Posted by | behaviour, sociology | , , , | Leave a comment