Cautious Black Man Avoids Appearing As Threat To White Person By Crossing To Other Dimension https://… — via
You really hate to hear this—‘Murder hornet’ panic driving a surge in insecticide interest https… — via
"Thinking about safety as binary isn’t going to cut it anymore. The key to responsibly reopening your life is understanding what makes you and those around you more or less safe at any given moment."
Stay safe out there, friends. by @amandamull — via
Trump's decision to defund the World Health Organization could be so devastating to Africa that even the Pentagon is concerned, per AFRICOM meeting readout leaked to me:
yesterday, an amazon worker began crying while talking to me about how much he fears for his older coworkers — via
Trump press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has voted by mail 11 times in 10 years—every Florida election she has participated in since 2010, @TB_Times reports. — via
After ~40k commercial #drone deliveries in Rwanda and Ghana, @zipline will start delivering medical equipment and PPE >30 miles in North Carolina 💯🔥👏🏼🪂 🏥
We're launching something new over at Techdirt: Techdirt Greenhouse.
It's a new tech policy forum intended to bring more nuanced conversation to debates often mired in partisanship and absolutism.
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"A video posted on social media shows George Floyd gasping for breath and appearing to yell 'I can’t breathe' in the moments before he fell unconscious… This is what Amy Cooper wanted Christian Cooper to be afraid of." — @AdrienneNGreen — via
Can’t All Be Home Runs: How Many Of Jesus’s Underwhelming, Second-Rate Miracles Do You Remember? — via
“In American medicine, there are two eras,’’ Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, of the National Institutes of Health, told me. “Before Larry and after Larry.’ There is no question in my mind that Larry helped change medicine in this country.” — via
Even if we have an effective Covid-19 vaccine next year, not everyone will be able to get it at once. I wrote about some of the many manufacturing and delivery challenges of getting a vaccine to a huge number of people.
"I began to realise that unless you were in control of the story, you were going to be told what to do."
In Episode 3, @JudeKelly_ talks about her career as a visionary theatre producer, Artistic Director of Southbank & founder of @WOWisGlobal.
Listen at — via
White folks: instead of lather, rinse & repeat your tweets for #GeorgeFloyd or about #AmyCooper, here are things you can *actually do* to interrupt that stems from which you benefit.
Compiled by white people who made the effort:
Ohio had a goal: 22K COVID-19 tests per day by May 27. It's May 27 and the state isn't anywhere close.
My first story for the @WSJ is out today. It's all about companies that miss their physical offices so much they've rebuilt them in virtual portals. A bit like The Sims, without the swimming pool murders. — via
WSJ: ‘Facebook Executives Shut Down Efforts to Make the Site Less Divisive’
Seems like the District laid out a bunch of benchmarks, failed to meet them, and is now ignoring said benchmarks so we can still reopen on some arbitrary date. All in all, not very encouraging! — via
"We’re headed right back to where we were on April 1, and I don’t think there’s any appetite among the general population nor of our political leaders to do much more about it,” said Dr. Michael Saag, an infectious disease expert at UAB.