Pinhookers and Pets London Review of Books
An Enterprise of Solid Gold Lapham’s Quarterly
How to be a genius Aeon
Forget Self-Driving Cars—the Pentagon Wants Autonomous Ships, Choppers and Jets WSJ What could possibly go wrong?
Bill Gates: Rich nations should shift entirely to synthetic beef MIT Technology Review
In Search of the Shot Kaiser Health News
Reflections on a Plague Year Project Syndicate. Jim O’Neill.
KILL’d the BILL The Brockovich Report
The People the Suburbs Were Built for Are Gone Motherboard
The McMansion Hell Yearbook: 1978 McMansion Hell
The digital divide is giving American churches hell Ars Technica
East Germany’s Shock Therapy Jacobin
Hoisted from comments (flora):
this is a big story: biden admin is beginning to end physical mail for federal prisoners. there’s a lot more to this, and it’s a story of corporate profiteering off human caging (1) https://t.co/uLElqsQspR
— Alec Karakatsanis (@equalityAlec) February 12, 2021
Public policy and health in the Trump era The Lancet (furzy)
Boeing 737 MAX
⚠️ Confirmed: A near-total internet shutdown is in effect in #Myanmar as of 1 a.m. local time; real-time network data show national connectivity at just 14% of ordinary levels following state-ordered information blackout; incident ongoing 📉
— NetBlocks (@netblocks) February 14, 2021
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