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- Longhouse lockdownby Andrew Beatty (Aeon) on March 5, 2021 at 11:00 am
On a regular cycle, the Nias islanders of Indonesia would retreat into enforced seclusion. What can we learn from them?By Andrew Beatty Read at Aeon
- Was the Golden Rule Born in the Mind of a Monkey? - Facts So Romanticby Julie Sedivy (Nautilus) on March 4, 2021 at 5:00 pm
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- Isadore Singer Transcended Mathematical Boundariesby Daniel S. Freed (Quanta Magazine) on March 4, 2021 at 3:40 pm
A former graduate student reflects on how Isadore Singer, who died on February 11, brought together mathematicians, physicists and anyone else interested in […]
- A brief history of melancholyby Aeon Video (Aeon) on March 4, 2021 at 11:01 am
A brief history of melancholy: how philosophers, poets and scientists across the ages shaped our understanding of sadnessBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- Shockedby John Read (Aeon) on March 4, 2021 at 11:00 am
It damages memory and cognition, and brings no lasting relief. Why is ‘electroshock’ therapy still a mainstay of psychiatry?By John Read Read at Aeon
- The Intelligent Life of Droids - Issue 98: Mindby Alan Jern (Nautilus) on March 3, 2021 at 10:00 pm
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- Consciousness Is Just a Feeling - Issue 98: Mindby Steve Paulson (Nautilus) on March 3, 2021 at 10:00 pm
When he was a boy, Mark Solms obsessed over big existential questions. What happens when I die? What makes me who I am? He went on to study neuroscience but […]
- That Is Not How Your Brain Works - Issue 98: Mindby Lisa Feldman Barrett (Nautilus) on March 3, 2021 at 10:00 pm
The 21st century is a time of great scientific discovery. Cars are driving themselves. Vaccines against deadly new viruses are created in less than a year. The […]
- Imaginary Numbers May Be Essential for Describing Realityby Charlie Wood (Quanta Magazine) on March 3, 2021 at 2:40 pm
A new thought experiment indicates that quantum mechanics doesn’t work without strange numbers that turn negative when squared. The post Imaginary Numbers […]
- New Season of The Joy of x Podcast Explores Scientists’ Inner Livesby Ellen Horne (Quanta Magazine) on March 2, 2021 at 3:40 pm
In a second season of enlightened conversations, Steven Strogatz and leading researchers nourish our pandemic-starved minds. The post New Season of The Joy of […]
- The Sutton Hoo helmetby Aeon Video (Aeon) on March 2, 2021 at 11:01 am
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- Statistics Postdoc Tames Decades-Old Geometry Problemby Erica Klarreich (Quanta Magazine) on March 1, 2021 at 4:26 pm
To the surprise of experts in the field, a postdoctoral statistician has solved one of the most important problems in high-dimensional convex geometry. The […]
- Gut hackby Aeon Video (Aeon) on March 1, 2021 at 11:01 am
When established medicine can offer no relief from lifelong gut issues, a biohacker embarks on a radical self-experimentBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- Rich witchesby Johannes Dillinger (Aeon) on March 1, 2021 at 11:00 am
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- To the coreby Julia F Christensen (Aeon) on February 26, 2021 at 11:00 am
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- How to Understand COVID-19 Variants and Their Effects on Vaccinesby Tara C. Smith (Quanta Magazine) on February 25, 2021 at 3:13 pm
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- Sabine Hossenfelder: searching for beauty in mathematicsby Aeon Video (Aeon) on February 25, 2021 at 11:01 am
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- Philosophers and other animalsby Peter Godfrey-Smith (Aeon) on February 25, 2021 at 11:00 am
Christine Korsgaard argues that we can extend a Kantian moral framework to include other animals. But her argument failsBy Peter Godfrey-Smith Read at Aeon
- The Joy of Condensed Matter - Issue 97: Wonderby John C. Baez (Nautilus) on February 24, 2021 at 10:00 pm
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- If Aliens Exist, Here’s How We’ll Find Them - Issue 97: Wonderby Martin Rees & Mario Livio (Nautilus) on February 24, 2021 at 10:00 pm
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- Literature Should Be Taught Like Science - Issue 97: Wonderby Kevin Berger (Nautilus) on February 24, 2021 at 10:00 pm
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- I Am a Heroin User. I Do Not Have a Drug Problem - Issue 96: Rewiredby Mark MacNamara (Nautilus) on February 17, 2021 at 10:00 pm
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- Why Making Our Brains Noisier Feels Good - Issue 96: Rewiredby Thomas Nail (Nautilus) on February 17, 2021 at 10:00 pm
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- Four new hacking groups have joined an ongoing offensive against Microsoft’s email serversby Patrick Howell ONeill (MIT Technology Review) on March 6, 2021 at 8:27 pm
A Chinese government-linked hacking campaign revealed by Microsoft this week has ramped up rapidly. At least four other distinct hacking groups are now attacking critical flaws in Microsoft’s email software in a cyber campaign the US government describes as “widespread domestic and international exploitation” with the potential to impact hundreds of thousands of victims worldwide.…
- Utah's ‘Porn Filter’ Law Passes the State Legislatureby Brian Barrett (Wired) on March 6, 2021 at 2:05 pm
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- The ‘Lamborghini’ of Chariots Was Just Unearthed Near Pompeiiby Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica (Wired) on March 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm
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- As the Texas power crisis shows, our infrastructure is vulnerable to extreme weatherby Amy Nordrum (MIT Technology Review) on March 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm
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- The Biden Administration Weighs the Social Cost of Carbonby Ramin Skibba (Wired) on March 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm
A new White House policy tries to put a dollar value on the future harm of greenhouse gas emissions.
- Trick Out Your iPhone 12 With These Cases and Accessoriesby Julian Chokkattu (Wired) on March 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm
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- The Best Gmail Settings You Might Not Have Used Yetby Eric Ravenscraft (Wired) on March 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm
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- The 15 Best Weekend Deals on Phones, Smartwatches, and Moreby Gear Team (Wired) on March 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm
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- NFTs Are Hot. So Is Their Effect on the Earth’s Climateby Gregory Barber (Wired) on March 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm
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- Chinese Hacking Spree Hit an ‘Astronomical’ Number of Victimsby Andy Greenberg (Wired) on March 5, 2021 at 11:56 pm
A single group appears to have infiltrated tens of thousands of Microsoft Exchange servers in an ongoing onslaught.
- McAfee Is Indicted for Altcoin Pump-and-Dumps and ICO Schemesby Brian Barrett (Wired) on March 5, 2021 at 9:20 pm
The 75-year-old antivirus entrepreneur faces up to 80 years in prison if convicted.
- The US Has a Covid 'Scariants' Problem. Here's How to Fix Itby Megan Molteni (Wired) on March 5, 2021 at 7:47 pm
Researchers are racing to understand new versions of the coronavirus. But without scientific standards, too many mutants are getting the monster treatment.
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- How to poison the data that Big Tech uses to surveil youby Karen Hao (MIT Technology Review) on March 5, 2021 at 4:18 pm
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The pandemic sapped demand for rides from Uber and Lyft, and government aid has cushioned the blow for workers. Execs are feeling the strain.
- The Game Walden Shows Us That Some Things Can’t Be Digitizedby Sarah Ruth Bates (Wired) on March 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm
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It's harder to figure out than you might expect.
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Across the country, schools are wrestling with the difficult choice of whether to reopen, and how to do it with reduced risk. In Kalamazoo, Michigan—not far from one the main sites where Pfizer is frantically manufacturing vaccines—they plan to stay virtual through the end of the school year. In Iowa, a state without a mask…
- I asked an AI to tell me how beautiful I amby Tate Ryan-Mosley (MIT Technology Review) on March 5, 2021 at 10:00 am
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- China’s and Russia’s Spying Sprees Will Take Years to Unpackby Brian Barrett (Wired) on March 4, 2021 at 6:10 pm
The full extent of the SolarWinds hack and Hafnium’s attack on Microsoft Exchange Server may never be known.
- Facebook’s New AI Teaches Itself to See With Less Human Helpby Will Knight (Wired) on March 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Most image recognition algorithms require lots of labeled pictures. This new approach eliminates the need for most of the labeling.
- More U.S. States Lift Restrictions Despite Health Officials’ Warningsby The New York Times (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 10:20 pm
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- How Emergent BioSolutions Put an ‘Extraordinary Burden’ on the U.S.’s Troubled Stockpileby Chris Hamby and Sheryl Gay Stolberg (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 10:16 pm
The shortage of lifesaving medical equipment last year was a searing example of the government’s failed coronavirus response. As health workers resorted to wearing trash bags, one Maryland company profited by selling anthrax vaccines to the country’s emergency reserve.
- Here’s How the Senate Pared Back Biden’s Stimulus Planby Thomas Kaplan (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 10:09 pm
The $1.9 trillion package passed by the Senate on Saturday largely resembled the one that President Biden proposed. But several notable changes would affect Americans’ personal finances.
- The Times Is Adding Disclosures About David Brooks’s Outside Work to His Columnsby Marc Tracy (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 9:38 pm
Mr. Brooks has resigned from a paid post at the Aspen Institute, a think tank, and will be involved as a volunteer with a group he founded at Aspen, the paper said.
- Pope Francis Meets Iraq’s Top Ayatollah as Both Urge Peaceby Jason Horowitz and Jane Arraf (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 9:35 pm
The meeting with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani came as Francis sought to protect his persecuted flock in Iraq by forging closer bonds between the Roman Catholic Church and the Muslim world.
- After Stimulus Victory in Senate, Reality Sinks in: Bipartisanship Is Deadby Carl Hulse (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 9:14 pm
With Republicans poised to block Democrats’ top priorities, the party-line vote on the $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package showed the gulf between the parties was too wide to be bridged.
- Thousands of Microsoft Customers May Have Been Victims of Hack Tied to Chinaby Kate Conger and Sheera Frenkel (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 9:12 pm
The hackers started their attack in January but escalated their efforts in recent weeks, security experts say. Business and government agencies affected.
- Is the Burger Nearing Extinction?by Frank Bruni (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 9:11 pm
Meat has more competition — and less justification — than ever before.
- Divided Senate Passes Biden’s Pandemic Aid Planby Emily Cochrane (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 8:58 pm
The chamber approved the package after a grueling marathon of amendment votes and last-ditch negotiations. The measure must now clear the House a second time.
- Study of Aggressive Covid-19 Strain in Brazil Suggests Limits of China Vaccineon March 6, 2021 at 8:41 pm
A small-scale study found plasma from eight people vaccinated with CoronaVac failed to efficiently neutralize the Amazonian strain of the coronavirus known as P.1 that is now ravaging Brazil.
- My Music Muscles Were Going Weakby Adam Schatz (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 7:52 pm
I turned to Randy Newman to help me through this pandemic.
- Senate approves Joe Biden’s $1.9tn stimulus legislationon March 6, 2021 at 7:51 pm
Green light brings president’s goal of a large-scale federal boost to the US economy a step nearer
- America Is Not Made for Anatomically Correct Peopleby Nicholas Kristof (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 7:33 pm
As Biden pushes for an infrastructure package, let’s fix our scandalous lack of public restrooms.
- Do Liberals Care if Books Disappear?by Ross Douthat (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 7:31 pm
The Dr. Seuss cancellation illustrates all the problems that they used to have with censorship.
- How big are the stimulus payments in the bill, and who is eligible?on March 6, 2021 at 7:29 pm
- The Louvre Recovers Armor Pieces Stolen Nearly 40 Years Agoby Jenny Gross (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 7:19 pm
At the end of May 1983, two pieces of Italian Renaissance armor went missing. The circumstances around their disappearance still remain a mystery.
- Pope Francis meets Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistanion March 6, 2021 at 6:25 pm
Pontiff brings a message of hope to Iraq as it tries to recover from years of sectarian violence
- Triangulating Math, Mozart and ‘Moby-Dick’by Siobhan Roberts (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 6:21 pm
Sarah Hart, the first woman to hold England’s distinguished Gresham professorship of geometry, explores the intersections of music, literature and mathematics.
- To Juice the Economy, Biden Bets on the Poorby Jim Tankersley (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 6:04 pm
Mr. Biden’s bottom-up $1.9 trillion aid package is a sharp reversal from the tax cut bill that was President Donald J. Trump’s first big legislative victory.
- Rishi Sunak takes an axe to Thatcher’s low-tax ideologyon March 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm
Planned increases are a move away from Conservative orthodoxy but may deter business investment
- A Governor in Isolation: How Andrew Cuomo Lost His Grip on New Yorkby Katie Glueck (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm
Amid calls for his resignation, the governor is relying on a shrinking circle of advisers to help him navigate the biggest crises of his political life.
- DeSantis Is Ascendant and Cuomo Is Falteringby Lisa Lerer (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 5:11 pm
For both men, their political fortunes and the tests imposed by their parties seem disconnected from the central question of this moment: How did they govern through a challenging year?
- Davy’s CEO steps down after bond deal revelationson March 6, 2021 at 4:50 pm
Stockbroker’s staff and executives took opposite side of a client’s trade
- We Need to Put a Name to This Violenceby Jay Caspian Kang (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 4:40 pm
The recent attacks on Asian-Americans have unearthed the contradictions and questions beneath America’s impoverished understanding of race. To solve the problem, we must first learn how to talk about it.
- America’s New Whale Is Now at Extinction’s Doorstepby Joe Roman (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Just 50 or so remain, eking it out in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida coast.
- Where Do the Dead Go in Our Imaginations?by Anakana Schofield (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm
My friend was gone. I needed to do something to honor the person she was.
- How a Disaster Relief Program Changed the Roman Empire for the Betterby Annalee Newitz (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Pompeii may symbolize catastrophe, but its aftermath provides a blueprint for rebuilding.
- Pope Francis Meets Iraqi Shiite Leader, Seeking to Build Ties With Islamon March 6, 2021 at 3:54 pm
The summit at Ali al-Sistani’s residence in the city of Najaf was the first-ever meeting between a Catholic pope and a Shiite grand ayatollah in Iraq.
- More restaurant jobs and the stimulus package foreshadow the industry's coming recoveryon March 6, 2021 at 3:30 pm
Restaurants and bars gained 286,000 workers in February, the latest sign that the industry's recovery is on the horizon after a long, cold winter.
- The Robots Are Coming for Phil in Accountingby Kevin Roose (NYT > Top Stories) on March 6, 2021 at 3:20 pm
Workers with college degrees and specialized training once felt relatively safe from automation. They aren’t.
- W.H.O. Investigators to Scrap Plans for Interim Report on Probe of COVID-19 Originsby John Gruber (Daring Fireball) on March 6, 2021 at 10:24 pm
- California gives OK for Disneyland and other theme parks to reopen April 1st, with restrictionsby Kim Lyons (The Verge - All Posts) on March 6, 2021 at 10:19 pm
- Two Dozen Scientists Question W.H.O. Inquiry Into the Coronavirus Pandemic’s Origins, Press for Investigation Into Possible Lab Leakby John Gruber (Daring Fireball) on March 6, 2021 at 10:16 pm
- Investors still love software more than lifeby Alex Wilhelm (TechCrunch) on March 6, 2021 at 9:00 pm
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