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Assorted links for 09/05/2019

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1. What cell-cultured meat tells us about culture (food, new-culture) 2. Bare necessities: would you brush up against naked performers to get inside Marina Abramović’s 2020 London show? (art) 3. You Can’t Keep Your Parents’ Skulls (society, Atlantic) 4. Police Use of Facial Recognition Is Accepted by British Court (AI, NYT)

Assorted links for 08/31/2019

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1. Wishcycling: One Very Bad Habit Is Fueling the Global Recycling Meltdown (recycling, MotherJones) 2. The Buggy Truth about Natural Red Dye (history, JSTOR) 3. American Factory Is a Complex Chronicle of Global Capitalism (TV, The Atlantic) The documentary’s wider sweep benefits the viewer, demonstrating the complexity of the economic and social issues converging at the plant. Fuyao’s presence in Ohio is an undeniable boon, an investment in an area where people felt abandoned by U.S. businesses, […]

You 2.0: The Empathy Gym

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Hidden Brain is one of the best podcasts I am listening to right now (and prompted me to make a podcasts page). “Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world – and themselves. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, and the biases that shape our choices.” ” Hidden Brain links research from psychology and neurobiology with findings from economics, anthropology, and sociology, among other fields. The goal of Hidden Brain isn’t merely to entertain, […]