Microsoft about to force hundreds of millions Windows 10 users to update

If you've been trying to avoid updating to Microsoft's buggy 1903 update to Windows 10, you're about the lose the choice. https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2019/07/20/microsoft-windows-10-upgrade-warning-upgrade-windows-1903-1803/#363108f5516c Jul 20, 2019, 08:50pm Microsoft Issues Windows 10 Upgrade Warning Gordon Kelly Senior Contributor Consumer Tech I write about technology's biggest companies Windows 10 has been stuck in a rut. Microsoft has had … Continue reading Microsoft about to force hundreds of millions Windows 10 users to update

Australia building huge solar farm to power Singapore

https://www.ecowatch.com/australia-worlds-largest-solar-farm-singapore-2639199712.html?rebelltitem=1#rebelltitem1 Australia to Build the World’s Largest Solar Farm to Power Singapore Jordan Davidson Jul. 15, 2019 02:20PM EST Energy Photon-Photos / iStock / Getty Images Plus The desert of Australia's Northern Territory has the iconic Ayers Rock, but not much else. Soon, it may be known as home to the world's largest solar farm, … Continue reading Australia building huge solar farm to power Singapore

Hong Kong is showing that protests can be aesthetic as well as persuasive

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/07/hong-kong-protest-art.html Accompanied by photos that are worth seeing. Art of the Protest Hong Kongers have turned their demonstrations into a highly effective aesthetic statement. By Taylor Mahlandt July 17, 20192:12 PM   An anti-extradition protester waves a black flag on a street outside the Legislative Council Complex on July 1 in Hong Kong. Anthony Kwan/Getty … Continue reading Hong Kong is showing that protests can be aesthetic as well as persuasive

Interview with Adam Gopnik — author, lecturer, conversatinalist

I've had the good fortune to go to many lectures where Gopnik as led panels, to have read many of his articles, and to consider him a draw in his fields of the same quality of Evgeny Kissin is for the piano. He's recently published a new book "A Thousand Small Sanities," which is nominally … Continue reading Interview with Adam Gopnik — author, lecturer, conversatinalist

Now we KNOW where the opioids were sold and by whom

This is an incredibly discouraging and depressing article about the data underlying the opioid epidemic. In my opinion, the data shows a willful effort to profit off those in pain. Nasty people, Sickening reading but shows how this disaster was man-made. https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/76-billion-opioid-pills-newly-released-federal-data-unmasks-the-epidemic/2019/07/16/5f29fd62-a73e-11e9-86dd-d7f0e60391e9_story.html 76 billion opioid pills: Newly released federal data unmasks the epidemic By Scott … Continue reading Now we KNOW where the opioids were sold and by whom

Yes, Virginia. Climate is not the same as weather

What's the difference between weather and climate? They're closely related, but they're not actually the same thing. By Brooke Bauman Tuesday, July 16, 2019 One day, you see a forecast calling for sun, so you don’t bother to pack an umbrella. But just your luck: Clouds tumble in and suddenly you’re stuck in a rainstorm. … Continue reading Yes, Virginia. Climate is not the same as weather

Eye floaters — what causes them and do they matter?

Eye floaters are often age-related, but could be a symptom of something you need to pursue. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325781.php What to know about eye floaters Last reviewed Wed 17 July 2019 By Jon Johnson Reviewed by Ann Marie Griff, OD Symptoms Causes Prevention Treatments Outlook Eye floaters are dots or specks in a person's vision that seem … Continue reading Eye floaters — what causes them and do they matter?