The future of search and chatbots looks a lot like our ancient past. Why do we keep making the same tools over and over again?
What We Can Do:
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Health & Medicine
- It’s probably helpful to understand that half of all American hospitals are projected to be in the red this year
- American teenage girls are suffering in a very real way. There are a million things we can do, here are a few ways to start to help
- E-bikes incentives are SO POPULAR
- Sure, we need to get toxic gas out of our homes, but also — why is asthma the way that it is?
- This amazing new solar farm is also a prairie restoration project and a carbon sink, you’re welcome (also, let’s hear it for hedgerows!)
- Harvard voted to build climate change into its medical school curriculum
Food & Water
- Sorghum is one of our oldest and most reliable grains and could be a stalwart in the age of climate change
- Can food be medicine, after all?
- Tesla’s recalling 300,000+ cars because self-driving was bullshit all along
- Supermarkets, like everyone else, are selling your data
- China’s recent COVID death toll could top a million
- Is Long COVID a neurological disease?
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