Tag: rss the connection

Search

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

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

België

Veel vrijwilligers storen zich aan het gebrek aan coördinatie en concrete hulp vanuit de overheid. In het huidige systeem zijn er drie kleuren: groen, oranje en rood. Voor de groene bestemmingen gelden geen beperkingen, naar de oranje zones… Read More

Basic Income

Should the government pay people to get the shots? Some economists and politicians think it might be necessary. Others say it could backfire. But while the additional money may impede recruitment for workers in low-wage jobs, who might be able… Read More

GMO

Any decision by the European Commission to accelerate GMO vaccine trials would need to be approved by EU lawmakers and member states. Trials are usually most successful when a virus is widely circulating in the population. A failure… Read More

Pathology

I think this entire idea of pathogen sharing is based on power dynamics. Before sharing anything, there should be conversations about: how do we not share! Gain-of-function research involves purposefully enhancing pathogens in a lab to better understand them. De… Read More

Aviation

Al dat reizen lijkt niet zonder gevolgen te zijn: in het rioolwater van de luchthaven wordt inmiddels  corona aangetroffen. Importeren we het coronavirus per vliegtuig? The spread of the novel coronavirus has caused passenger demand to collapse, forcing… Read More

Meaning of Life

People realize that material betterment is no longer the single most important source of meaning in life. Mensen zijn rationele wezens, maar in het proosten zit iets magisch. Proosten, het glas klinken en liederen zingen. Om een affectief… Read More

Colombia

Since the arrival of the novel coronavirus to Colombia, armed groups in several parts of the country have imposed curfews, lockdowns, and other measures to prevent the spread of the virus. To enforce their rules, the groups have… Read More

Birth Rates

People around the globe are having way fewer babies. By the year 2100, that might turn into a pretty big problem for humanity, rather than the relief one might expect. Reorganize societies! The world is ill-prepared for the… Read More

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