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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

Cold War

A Pacific war, sparked by Taiwan, would be a bloody cataclysm, and no one would be well served by it. Australia doesn’t have to choose. On Sep 16th, 2021 Australia effectively chose. Following years of sharply deteriorating relations… 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

India

Medical crowdfunding has become essential in India, but it’s leaving many behind It helps us weave together the Indian government’s recently stated positions on intellectual property protection and what appears to be India’s conflicted position on the TRIPS… 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

Covid-19

How does the Delta variant dodge the system? Synopsis: Airlines * Antiviral * Back2School * Booster Shots. * BreakThrough * Conferences * Contact Tracing * Delta variant * Delta plus * Dominant * Economics (1) * Economics (2)… Read More

Travel

Migration in the future will be subject to the push of climate change and the pull of rich and aging countries. The West and East Asia that will desperately need younger workers from abroad. Nearly 18 months into… Read More

Behavior

Logic and evidence don’t seem to change people’s minds. Instead, it leads other people to dig in heels and defend their positions. How tto convince employees to get a Covid-19 vaccination and how not to. Your brain wants… Read More

Vaccine

This is the world’s first human DNA vaccine against Covid-19. Advantages and drawbacks of the vaccine. Companies and rich nations are creating a deadly Covid-19 vaccine protection racket. Profiteering from vaccine inequity: a crime against humanity? Herd immunity… Read More

Touch

But when it comes to emoji, they’ve entered a whole new world of meaning. Here are some of our favorite emoji that don’t quite mean what you might think. Reintegrating back into our post pandemic summer while also… Read More

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