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The Vulnerable Can Wait. Vaccinate the Super-Spreaders First

The Vulnerable Can Wait. Vaccinate the Super-Spreaders First Who gets priority when Covid-19 shots are in short supply? Network theorists have a counterintuitive answer: Start with the social butterflies. Source: {$feed_title) The Vulnerable Can Wait. Vaccinate the Super-Spreaders First

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The History of Poop Is Really the History of Technology

The History of Poop Is Really the History of Technology Sure it’s gross, but human mastery over its chemistry allowed the success of agriculture—and the rise of civilization. Source: {$feed_title) The History of Poop Is Really the History of Technology

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A Nameless Hiker and the Case the Internet Can’t Crack

A Nameless Hiker and the Case the Internet Can’t Crack The man on the trail went by “Mostly Harmless.” He was friendly and said he worked in tech. After he died in his tent, no could figure out who he was. Source: {$feed_title) A Nameless Hiker and the Case the Internet Can’t Crack

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How to Escape a Sinking Ship (Like, Say, the Titanic)

How to Escape a Sinking Ship (Like, Say, the Titanic) First, put on your fanciest clothes. And at 1:15 am, consider heading down to Deck D. Source: {$feed_title) How to Escape a Sinking Ship (Like, Say, the Titanic)

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@Team_Trump45 and the Hazards of Online Sleuthing

@Team_Trump45 and the Hazards of Online Sleuthing A pro-Trump Twitter troll posted fundraising pleas for a child he said had cancer. Debunking-Twitter pounced. A tale of collateral damage in the disinformation age. Source: {$feed_title) @Team_Trump45 and the Hazards of Online Sleuthing

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Americans Took Prevagen for Years—as the FDA Questioned Its Safety

Americans Took Prevagen for Years—as the FDA Questioned Its Safety From the memory supplement’s launch in 2007 through 2016, agency officials repeatedly raised concerns as the number of consumer complaints grew. Source: {$feed_title) Americans Took Prevagen for Years—as the FDA Questioned Its Safety

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One Woman’s High-Touch Bid to Upend the Sex-Toy Industry

One Woman’s High-Touch Bid to Upend the Sex-Toy Industry Lora DiCarlo said her company’s robotic vibrator, the Osé, would redefine the market. But her hyped-up personal brand would be the real master stroke. Source: {$feed_title) One Woman’s High-Touch Bid to Upend the Sex-Toy Industry

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The Man Who Speaks Softly—and Commands a Big Cyber Army

The Man Who Speaks Softly—and Commands a Big Cyber Army Meet General Paul Nakasone. He reined in chaos at the NSA and taught the US military how to launch pervasive cyberattacks. And he did it all without you noticing. Source: {$feed_title) The Man Who Speaks Softly—and Commands a Big Cyber Army

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In a World Gone Mad, Paper Planners Offer Order and Delight

In a World Gone Mad, Paper Planners Offer Order and Delight On Instagram and Facebook, members of a wonderfully obsessive community organize every aspect of their lives—through pandemics and protests—with binders and stickers. Source: {$feed_title) In a World Gone Mad, Paper Planners Offer Order and Delight

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Amazon Wants to ‘Win at Games.’ So Why Hasn’t It?

Amazon Wants to ‘Win at Games.’ So Why Hasn’t It? After brute-forcing its way to dominance in so many industries, the tech leviathan may finally have met its match. Source: {$feed_title) Amazon Wants to ‘Win at Games.’ So Why Hasn’t It?

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