All posts tagged: healthcare

Assorted links for 11/07/2019

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1. Is CRISPR the Next Antibiotic? (healthcare, NYT) 2. Why We Need to Map the Ocean Floor (science, Nautilus) 3. ‘You sound worried’: would you let an AI rephrase the tone of your emails? (AI, The Guardian) 4. The Digital Dada Library (culture, Open Culture) This is the final resting place of your cast-off clothing: Advertisements

Assorted links for 08/28/2019

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1. I Visited 47 Sites. Hundreds of Trackers Followed Me (privacy, NYT)& Privacy Fundamentalism (privacy) 2. What Is the #KuToo Movement? (JSTOR) 3. What Happens When You Don’t Pay a Hospital Bill (healthcare, The Atlantic) Bonus: this awesome infographics from informationisbeautiful via visualcapitalist Bonus #2: “The King” trailer

Assorted links for 08/26/2019

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1. The $6 Million Drug Claim (healthcare, NYT) New treatments for rare diseases are changing the lives of patients, but the price can reach millions of dollars for a single person. 2. How Guilty Should You Feel About Your Vacation? (climate, NYT) 3. What Happens When War Is Outlawed by Louis Menand (politics, TNY) 4. Flora sapiens (can plants think?) by Emma Marris (science) 5. What U.S. Cities Facing Climate Disaster Risks Are Least Prepared? (climate, CityLab)

Assorted links for 08/22/2019

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1. Adversarial fashion (AI zeitgeist) The patterns on the goods in this shop are designed to trigger Automated License Plate Readers, injecting junk data in to the systems used by the State and its contractors to monitor and track civilians and their locations. 2. A Party Room and a Prison Cell. Inside the Friends writers’ room by Saul Austerlitz (tv) 3. John “Whitest of White Men” Oliver Calls for Backup to Talk About Bias in Medicine (healthcare) […]

Assorted links for 08/14/2019

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1. Outside Hong Kong, the Silence Is Deafening by Tyler Cowen (politics) 2. The Legal Clause That Makes Brexiteers Furious—And Why They Have a Point by Tom McTague (politics) 3. The Anthropocene Is a Joke. On geological timescales, human civilization is an event, not an epoch by Peter Brannen (climate) 4. The History of the World: Every Year by Ollie Bye (history) 5. US health care is literally killing people by Tim Harford (healthcare)