Consumers Deserve a Data Dividend

Digital identity scheme shot down by voters over data privacy concerns

The blissful political incorrectness of Soviet comedies

Three east London boroughs were already at breaking point. Then the pandemic struck 

Saudi Arabia’s Bold Plan to Rule the $700 Billion Hydrogen Market

Gig workers would pay higher taxes under Democrat Party coronavirus aid bill

However you cut it, what we’re talking about when we say “science” just isn’t close to the thing it was seventy years ago.

All Measures Short of a Cross Straits Invasion

The New ‘End of History’

‘your problem, Dad, is that you’re bored by the present’.

Google UX commentary

“O’Brien and Pottinger recommended that Trump immediately ban travelers from China or anyone who had recently been there. Every Trump official opposed the move, even the health experts such as Fauci”.

$38B+ Taxpayer Electronic Medical Record subsidy waste, part X

Complaint Publicization in Social Media

Does Competition Improve Service Quality? The Case of Nursing Homes Where Public and Private Payers Coexist

T-Mobile Is Taking All of Your Sweet, Sweet Data… Unless You Tell It to Stop

Inventor of cassette tape Lou Ottens passed away

Bats and the origin of outbreaks: As the World Health Organization reaches its findings on the zoonotic origins of the novel coronavirus, we explain why bats make such ideal hosts for disease-causing viruses.

Retracing a Donner Party Path, Nearly Two Centuries Later

San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin recall campaign approved

Toyota Chief Says Apple Should Steel for Long Haul if It Enters Auto Industry

Covid-19: NHS Test and Trace ‘no clear impact‘ despite £37bn budget

Apple Tilts to iPhone Playbook for Car as Automaker Talks Stall

Green Bay, Democrats dispute report that private group took over city’s election administration

Shops return to rural Sweden but are now staff-free

Keep Calm & Defend Work

Wheels to Meals: Measuring the Economic Impact of Micromobility on the Local Economy

What a TAZ (temporary autonomous zone) provides

That they are angry and upset is irrelevant.

Grocery store workers are working, meat packers are working, hell bars and restaurants are open in many parts of the country but FDA inspectors aren’t inspecting. It boggles the mind.

If Big Tech has our data, why are targeted ads so terrible?

MacArthur fellow and Stanford professor Heidi Williams ’03 explores the forces that impede advances in healthcare.

It would be helpful if China released Phase III trial data on its vaccines before demanding that people take them

Fortunately the US then had judicial restraints. Judge William Morrow ruled that the San Francisco Board of Health’s actions were “boldly directed against the Asiatic or Mongolian race as a class, without regard to the previous condition, habits, exposure or disease, or residence of the individual” — and were therefore unconstitutional.