And to reinforce what we’ve been telling you all along: Vinay PrasadMedpage TodayWed, 18 Nov 2020 I was drawn to science and medicine because of all human endeavors, ours is one where smart people can say, “I don’t know.” We don’t stop there. We run a study or experiment that […]

Once upon a time, there was something called science. It included the discovery of truth about nature, the elements, the universe, etc. It was practiced by honest and accountable practitioners called scientists and engineers. They often invented cool new things as a result of their studies, but generally they had […]

These days, going out without wearing a face mask is considered poor form – and, in some places, an offense. But the mayor of an Italian town says fines should be slapped on those wearing a mask in an “inappropriate” situation. RTSat, 05 Sep 2020 In the same way global […]

Sunday the 30th August 2020 is a day that some people in West and South Auckland won’t get back. Why? There was a long wait at testing stations after a message went out to get tested even if they didn’t have symptoms – and it turned out the government got […]

In a recent interview on French television Prof. Jean-François Toussaint of the Université Paris-Descartes has said that hysteria over a “second wave” in France is based on the widespread misinterpretation of data. His main points are as follows: Deaths in France (and all across Europe) have fallen to almost zero. “Second Wave” […]

Facial recognition is suffering hard times due to face masks, but it is only a matter of time before algorithms are developed that add in whole body features, including heartbeat, gait, size, etc. ⁃ Technocracy News & Trends Editor Patrick Wood By: Alfred Ng vai CNET Many facial recognition companies have claimed […]

This week has marked the first time in months that something other than COVID has dominated the news headlines on NZ television. But there are not-so-obvious connections to the agenda. by Martin Harris 27/8/20 The leading topic is of course the trial of Brenton Tarrant, the mosque shooter whose deeds, […]

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