Monday, October 19, 2020
Foodies and Factory Farmers Have Formed an Unholy Alliance  

Foodies and Factory Farmers Have Formed an Unholy Alliance  

One surprising result of the Covid-19 pandemic has been a spike in consumer demand for imitation meats. According to a Nielsen report, during the first nine weeks of the...
Hybrid Schooling May Be the Most Dangerous Option of All

Hybrid Schooling May Be the Most Dangerous Option of All

As we head toward the start of the academic year, schools around the country are grappling with how to educate their students while keeping everybody safe. Some districts will have...
Why Do I Keep Refusing to Install OS Updates?

Why Do I Keep Refusing to Install OS Updates?

SUPPORT REQUEST :From : LOOP DETECTEDFor longer than I care to admit, I have opted to delay updating my phone’s OS. This is a daily process in which I’m...
Covid-19 Vaccines With ‘Minor Side Effects’ Could Still Be Pretty Bad

Covid-19 Vaccines With ‘Minor Side Effects’ Could Still Be Pretty Bad

More good news on progress toward an escape route from this pandemic: On Monday, vaccine researchers from Oxford University and the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca announced results from a “Phase...
The Latest Covid Party Story Gets a Twist

The Latest Covid Party Story Gets a Twist

The Covid party craze continues to sweep the nation—or, at least, the nation’s news organizations. The latest example comes from Texas, where a 30-year-old man is said to have confessed...
Defending Black Lives Means Banning Facial Recognition

Defending Black Lives Means Banning Facial Recognition

Uprisings for racial justice are sweeping the country. Following the police murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many others, named and unnamed, America has finally reached its moment...
America Has a Sick Obsession with Covid-19 Polls

America Has a Sick Obsession with Covid-19 Polls

But small differences in these kinds of polls can make a big difference in the headlines they generate—and the decision­making they inform. Whereas the Associated Press-NORC Center poll gave...
It's Time for an End-of-Life Discussion About Nursing Homes

It’s Time for an End-of-Life Discussion About Nursing Homes

Adapt is pushing for nursing homes to allow residents to leave of their own accord and find safer homes in the community. “If the local nursing facility were on fire,...
The US-China Battle Over the Internet Goes Under the Sea

The US-China Battle Over the Internet Goes Under the Sea

Last week, Washington strongly objected to a new project from Facebook and Google. It’s too risky and offers “unprecedented opportunities” for Chinese government espionage, the Justice Department declared. The...
The Future of Commerce Belongs to the Frictionless

The Future of Commerce Belongs to the Frictionless

For a minute there, at the start of the global lockdown, it seemed to be an open question: Would we all be able to get everything we needed delivered? Three...

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