The fall of Roe v. Wade has had its predictable consequences, a year out: not a reduction in overall abortion rates, but a reduction in the quality of reproductive healthcare. Told you so.
Tags: america, health, law, environment
A big percentage of so-called experts today only know how to configure tools, but they understand nothing about how things work at the deeper level. This is a real challenge and a big problem for the future.
Tags: programming, ethics
They took a page out of Big Tobacco’s playbook, a new investigation confirms.
Tags: health, energy
The billionaire says he wants to lead a "techno-optimist" revolution. But he's too rich to understand that his belief system is stupid.
Tags: tech, ethics
During the COVID-19 stay-at-home advisories of 2020, the world quieted. As a community noise researcher, I felt the changes acutely.
Tags: cities, health
Antisemitism is a big no-no, but Islamophobia is official state policy. Gotcha.
Tags: france, politics
The expression "shiver me timbers" was first recorded in print in 1795, and since then, it's appeared everywhere from Treasure Island to SpongeBob SquarePants. But it's unclear whether this phrase was ever truly part of the pirate vernacular.
Tags: language, history