This is my Everest - “The Case For Inbox Infinity” https://warzel.substack.com/p/the-case-for-inbox-infinity
Astonishing study of 76 𝙢𝙞𝙡𝙡𝙞𝙤𝙣 Brazilians found that cash transfers reduced suicide risk by 61% over 12 years https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3766234 via 🔒
‘Like hunting for unicorns’: Australians on the search for adequate, affordable mental healthcare http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/apr/19/like-hunting-for-unicorns-australians-on-the-search-for-adequate-affordable-mental-healthcare The need for (and absence of) proportionate universalism in health services is perhaps most obvious in mental health
Brain fog: how trauma, uncertainty and isolation have affected our minds and memory http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/apr/14/brain-fog-how-trauma-uncertainty-and-isolation-have-affected-our-minds-and-memory Interesting, and recognisable.
I suspect the real purpose of automated transport and delivery investment is to drive down wages and disempower labour, even if it ends up costing more in the medium term http://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/apr/12/dominos-pizza-nuro-robotic-pizza-delivery-houston
Never cross floodwaters https://www.livetraffic.com/traffic-cameras/all-nsw/audley-road-audley-weir (Audley Weir via @stilgherrian, wisdom from @liamvhogan)
This is the reference photo I used
On Becoming A Person
Carl Rogers, the person who has probably had the greatest impact on my personal philosophy, and whose work I’ve been re-reading. This is the most difficult project I’ve tackled in the three months since I started drawing/illustrating in earnest. I decided to try a portrait using only the watercolour brushes in Fresco, which was much more difficult than I’d expected. I hope I did him justice.
Guilt and fury: how Covid brought mothers to breaking point http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/feb/28/mums-women-coronavirus-covid-home-schooling-inequality
So, er, avoid engaging with online information altogether https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/18/opinion/fake-news-media-attention.html
Today I learned about the “expert wizard amendment” https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expert_wizard_amendment
AstraZeneca ChAdOx1-S approved by TGA https://www.tga.gov.au/covid-19-vaccine-astrazeneca-chadox1-s 12 week interval
tl;dr: prehistoric conch horn still works - First record of the sound produced by the oldest Upper Paleolithic seashell horn https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/7/7/eabe9510
AI can detect human emotions with wireless signals https://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2021/02/ai-can-detect-human-emotions-with-wireless-signals/ The total absence of considerations about whether this should be done highlights the urgent need for much stricter ethical oversight of AI research
China to build the world’s biggest dam on sacred Tibetan river https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/8/china-to-build-the-worlds-biggest-dam-on-sacred-tibetan-river
Primary health care, inequalities, and imagining the future. He/him.
The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!