Category: Technology

The Hero’s Journey

One of my favorite bloggers… Barry Ritholz. https://ritholtz.com/2021/09/misunderstanding-narratives-the-heros-journey/ “A hero who goes on a great adventure, where a great challenge awaits; confronted with a crisis, the Hero has a crucial realization, allowing him to emerge victorious, returning home transformed by the experience. This is a great structure for creative works, as it sets up the narrative in 3 parts, including...

In the News 2021/08/04

– Can we stop beating up Simone Biles now? https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/simone-biles-aunt-dies-olympics/#app – Before the NY AG report, Andrew Cuomo long claimed to be a champion against sexual harassment and attacked GOP politicians for staying silent https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/08/04/politics/kfile-andrew-cuomo-past-comments/index.html – Russian officials to investigate possible consequences to flipping space station https://gizmodo.com/russian-official-experts-to-investigate-possible-cons-1847423624 “This seems ripe for conspiracy theories. This is Russia’s last piece before they...

Sigh

Spending a relaxing day changing passwords. Why would someone hack my Facebook account then delete it? Makes no sense.

NYT: How Humanity Has Unleashed a Flood of Zoonotic Diseases

From The New York Times: How Humanity Has Unleashed a Flood of Zoonotic Diseases “As we degrade animal habitats, reduce biodiversity and reach ever deeper into the wilderness for resources, we’re all but certain to encounter more diseases like Covid-19. Between 60 and 75 percent of emerging infectious diseases in humans come from other animals, [such as] rabies, Lyme, anthrax, mad cow disease, SARS,...