The Mystery of the Blue Whale Songs Nautilus
World map according to fish pic.twitter.com/4Gd8A0q2RF
— Terrible Maps (@TerribleMaps) November 26, 2022
A bot that watched 70,000 hours of Minecraft could unlock AI’s next big thing MIT Technology Review
Unprecedented Detail: Researchers Capture How Genes Fold and Work Sci Tech Daily (Kevin W)
I’d not seen this visualization of Covid deaths in the US until today. The trend line is so plainly damning for Biden, who has had far greater prevention resources at his disposal but has been so concerned about abstract economic indicators that he’s refused to use them. pic.twitter.com/WIcBmFZcNE
— Eric Reinhart (@_Eric_Reinhart) November 27, 2022
SARS-CoV-2 evolution, post-Omicron virological.org
I’ve lived in China for 30 years, and I’ve never seen such a brazenly open and sustained expression of rage against the PRC govt. WeChat is exploding with protest videos and furious vitriol, and civil disobedience is becoming rampant. This is a serious test of CCP governance.
— David Moser (@david__moser) November 26, 2022
Deadly Bird Flu Outbreak Is The Worst In U.S. HistoryHuffPost (Kevin W)
Syria – Another Turkish Invasion Is Imminent Moon of Alabama
average student loan debt among graduating undergrads in the UK may now be higher than average debt among grads in the US
— Ben Kaufman (@kennybauf) November 26, 2022
Fascinating result in Taiwan midterm elections: ruling DPP suffers historic defeat, winning only 5 out of 22 municipalities. The rest go to opposition KMT ⬇️ & friends.
DPP favors Taiwan independence while KMT favors “One China” (its own definition of it) so quite meaningful… https://t.co/TIvDqIYJoq
— Arnaud Bertrand (@RnaudBertrand) November 26, 2022
Two weeks since the Xi-Biden meeting and…
-FCC bans Huawei and ZTE equipment from being sold in US
-Kamala Harris goes to Palawan to discuss new base there
-GOP McCarthy said he would form a select committee on China and visit Taiwan in the winter.
So much for rapprochement.
— Gal Luft (@GalLuft) November 26, 2022
New Not-So-Cold War
EU is Now the Largest Seaborne Importer of LNG Hellenic Shipping News
S Jaishankar defends India’s neutral stance over Russia-Ukraine crisis The Economic Times
Trump’s act is ‘old and tired’, says his own former national security adviser Guardian. John Bolton.
Realignment and Legitimacy
Democrats en déshabillé
New: Republican turnout in New York’s race for governor reached 63%, far outpacing Democrats at 47% and unaffiliated voters at 37%, according to a TU analysis of Board of Elections data. https://t.co/Y9yq6UJ9Np
— Josh Solomon (@therealjsolo) November 26, 2022
Police State Watch
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Pardoning Turkeys Instead of Humans Consortium News
Our No Longer Free Press
If anyone wants to see the extent to which so much of this reporting has become an activist bubble, same "expert" promoting same view coincidentally cited by Axios, NBC News, WaPo this week. pic.twitter.com/0zCWcZkexi
— AG (@AGHamilton29) November 25, 2022
The Techno-Feudal Method to Musk’s Twitter Madness Project Syndicate
Yet another article on “organized retail crime gangs” that does not include a single example of an organized retail crime gang. https://t.co/VlAijmRzQS
— Michael Hobbes (@RottenInDenmark) November 26, 2022
Empathy & the Economy The New York Review
I’ve heard through the grapevine that Caterpillar engineers are being tasked with learning UAW members’ assembly jobs in preparation for a strike, as well. https://t.co/0slQ28qGI2
— Aaron Kennelly (@aaron_kennelly) November 26, 2022
Antidote du jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.