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I work as a security analyst. I'm from Australia, although I've recently immigrated to the US and hope to start a small business offering security services.

I have a strong interest and knowledge in different access control models, reading about new exploits and vulnerabilities and digital forensics.


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comment Are Asians more genetically homogenous than other races?
@yotiao I've been busy, sorry for the late reply. You still down to chat?
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comment Are Asians more genetically homogenous than other races?
I'm still interested in how Asian genetic homogeneity compares to Caucasian genetic homogeneity, outside of Americans and Australians.
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comment Are Asians more genetically homogenous than other races?
@yotiao would you be interested in taking it to chat? My point I guess is that the phenotypes we associate with cultural constructs have a basis in DNA..gradients are there, but I don't see why that takes away from it. If we study ancient human remains we can see the remains, can we not?
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comment Are Asians more genetically homogenous than other races?
I think your answer would be a lot more useful if You didn't compare races to nationalities, especially nationalities only established in the last half century. Would you say the Asian Race is more genetically homogenous than the Caucasian Race? - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caucasian_race and en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongoloid_race
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comment Are Asians more genetically homogenous than other races?
The reason I think it's being overly PC to assume race has no biological basis is because we have evidence to the contrary. When people say Caucasians or Asians or Black, we genrally know what the people being referred to look alike. That aside, there are different medical issues effecting different races. Race is the subgrouping of people with common characteristics, which we know exists in biology. That's all it has to be, unless you make it into something more. Koreans all have genetic characteristics in common that Caucasians lack, and vice versa. No?
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comment Are Asians more genetically homogenous than other races?
Thankyou, a very interesting answer! I disagree that race has no scientific basis as I think that's being overly PC. Could you clarify if on your last point when you say "Australians" or "Americans" you mean Caucasians, or if you actually mean Australians or Americans?
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comment Are Asians more genetically homogenous than other races?
The point of the question is that I was curious about it and wanted a detailed answer after being unable to find one myself...isn't that part of why sites like this exist? The cross-race effect is interesting, but doesn't address the question. I'm not asking about the most genetically diverse race, and I think it's naive to say exploring race-specific genetic distinctions is only useful for promoting racial supremacy.
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comment Are Asians more genetically homogenous than other races?
I'm not really interested in the tired of argument of whether or not race is a valid construct, and I don't see it as relevant to the question. For most people outside of the UK, Asians refers to the peoples of the Asian continent..Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, Thai etc..
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comment Are Asians more genetically homogenous than other races?
@alanboyd thanks.
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comment Are Asians more genetically homogenous than other races?
@AlanBoyd That's interesting...do you have a source? I remembered reading it was Caucasians which given how far Caucasians have spread and evolved independently would make sense to me...
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