Tag: future

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Google introduces a new way to search that combines images and text into one query. A fascinating reminder that extraterrestrial viruses that may be out there wouldn’t exist in a vacuum. There would likely be all sorts of… Read More

Energy

Governments and companies have built the global energy system around natural gas almost without a second thought. In a crisis, natural gas is just as variable as renewables. The current price trajectory is the result of supply moderating… Read More

Politics

Biden is unlikely to overreach in the Middle East. But as Kissinger could tell him, it would also be a mistake for him to turn his back on it. That KJU (Kim Jong Un) was not present is… Read More

Finance

No one wants to test the strength of the debt ceiling. The brinkmanship is the kind of dance that no sane person would perform on the edge of a real cliff.  Digital currencies and stablecoins have the potential to… Read More

Sports

Sports betting is taking a page from the playbook of tech giants like Netflix, Amazon and Twitter, sacrificing profitability in the early days in the hope of ingraining themselves in customers’ lives. Zero Covid-19‘ National Games, to create… Read More

Body

For some a Covid-19 toe is painless, but the rash can be extremely sore and itchy, with tender blisters and swelling. Temporal trends revealed a marked worldwide reduction in transplant activity during the first three months of the… Read More

Dating

Everything is political, especially romance. The moves illustrate the wide-ranging fallout of the law, which is likely to drive election turnout and future legislation. Dating is expensive. Many people are deciding they’d rather meet virtually first. Social distancing… Read More

TV

YouTube will now ban videos and will take down channels linked to anti-vaccine activists. Speak slowly and articulately. Especially important when presenting virtually with the potential for sound glitches, feedback and echoing. It’s boys who do all the fun… Read More

Climate

If we don’t want people to drink so much alcohol, rather than taxing alcohol, we can subsidize everything that is not alcohol. We should just tax carbon pollution. Climate change is causing distress, anger and other negative emotions in… Read More

Internet of Things

Bots that can perform a growing number of often tedious and time-consuming tasks in an increasingly online business world. Speed tests are useful to remote workers who might need to figure out whether a poor connection is due… Read More

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