60. Cassandra Quave Thinks the Way Antibiotics Are Developed Might Kill Us | People I (Mostly) Admire

By mid-century, 10 million people a year are projected to die from untreatable infections. Can Cassandra, an ethnobotanist at Emory University convince Steve that herbs and ancient healing are key to our medical future?

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Yes, your HDDs and SSDs really do weigh more when filled with data. – Langa.com

It’s odd: Questions about the physical weight of data get asked fairly often — I don’t know what’s prompting it. Perhaps the move to SSDs? The most recent iteration phrased it this way: “Does data have physical weight? If something is 10 gigabytes, does it actually weigh whatever system you have it installed on down?”
— Read on langa.com/index.php/2019/08/29/yes-your-hdds-and-ssds-really-do-weigh-more-when-in-use/

‘You can’t close’: Melbourne’s last video store determined to stay open in streaming era | Melbourne | The Guardian

Picture Search owner Derek de Vreught aims to stick around as browsing for DVDs becomes a niche experience
— Read on www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/sep/19/you-cant-close-melbournes-last-video-store-determined-to-stay-open-in-streaming-era

The new warrant: how US police mine Google for your location and search history | US policing | The Guardian

Geofence location and keyword warrants are new law enforcement tools that have privacy experts concerned
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/sep/16/geofence-warrants-reverse-search-warrants-police-google

5 Takeaways From the U.N. Climate Report – The New York Times

The IPCC concluded that the world cannot avoid some devastating impacts of climate change, but that there is still a narrow window to keep the devastation from getting even worse.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/08/09/climate/un-climate-report-takeaways.html