Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Reef of Eiffel Tower

A Coral Reef Taller Than the Eiffel Tower Was Just Discovered Off the Coast of Australia Smithsonian Magazine 

His songs have chronicled his country’s rise and fall for more than five decades. So what does The Boss do ahead of one of the most consequential US presidential elections in history? Return to the recording studio, of course.

There's only so much time left': Bruce Springsteen on life, love and voting out Trump

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, October 25, 2020 – Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and security, often without our situational awareness. Four highlights from this week: Trump Administration Develops Governmentwide Office Reopening Guidelines, With Contractor Help; USPS looks to monetize its mapping data; Amazon Faces Allegations It Harvested Sensitive Voice Data; and Google: Chinese Hackers Are Posing as McAfee to Install Malware.

What Do Foreign Media Correspondents Think of the US?

Indian caste bias in Silicon Valley

Strong new results on monoclonal antibodies.  And further coverage, yet we don’t have enough of them

Dark tourism to Wuhan

Vaccine timelines are continuing to slip further out

Smith College boring no reason to watch this one.

New variant of the virus has come through Spain, its properties still unknown (FT).  Research paper here