The Erosion if the Common Good

Anita Sreedhar and Anand Gopal writing about vaccine hesitancy in the U.S. Public health is no longer viewed as a collective endeavor, based on the principle of social solidarity and mutual obligation. People are conditioned to believe they’re on their own and responsible only for themselves. That means

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Fitness+ is Adding the One Feature That Could Bring Me Back!

Fitness+ is Adding the One Feature That Could Bring Me Back!
Apple Newsroom: Time to Run on Fitness+ is a new audio running experience designed to help users become more consistent and better runners, with each episode focused on a popular running route in some of the most notable and iconic locations. […] Each episode is composed of inspiring coaching tips led

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What It’s Like Working at a Large Company

Ask HN: Startup acquired by a large company and it sucks. What to do? | Hacker News At this point I am in absolute shock. This should take no more than a few days to implement. So I reach out to the manager and ask what is going on. This is

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The Best Book of All Time Is… (Newsletter #97)

Happy Friday! Let's roll into the weekend with a blow-out collection of links and other goodies! The LinksMust read: a status page and interactive timeline to follow along with the James Webb Space Telescope.Footprints discovered in New Mexico show humans were in North America about 5,000 years earlier

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Dear God, I’m Writing About Star Wars

Spencer Kornhaber for The Atlantic, Why Star Wars Keeps Telling the Same Stories: Mesmerizing fights and tasty twists will no doubt unfold satisfyingly in the coming episodes. But look to the margins, to the creatures who aren’t saying much, for the saga’s future, because they still hold the

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When it Works, it's Invisible

Katelyn Jetelina writing for her excellent Your Local Epidemiologist: One of public health’s biggest challenges is that when it works, it’s largely invisible. This isn’t the case in other fields. For example, in medicine you can see the impact of a surgery. In the drug industry you

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Solving Solved Problems

Solving Solved Problems
Ben Thompson in a subscriber update: There was an incident with not totally legit NFTs being sold on OpenSea, and OpenSea blocked their sale. However, since the blockchain is not tied to OpenSea, one could go elsewhere to sell these NFTs. The unique power of crypto, right? This, according to

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Apple’s Biometrics Should be Multiple-Choice

Apple’s new iPad Mini is becoming a powerful healthcare tool, by Niel Smith The Powerful A15 Bionic chip with support for super-fast 5G and the Apple pencil makes this iPad ideal for situations where you can carry it in your palm or your coat pocket and meet the rigorous

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So Far, Only the Good Guys are Here

A not so gentle intro to web3 - Koos Looijesteijn Anybody can ‘mint’ an NFT of any piece of art (whether they made it, own it, or just found a picture online), or sell a token that claims access to a piece of land on the moon. But if you

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