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QCovid® risk calculator

Interessant resultaat van onderzoek aan de University of Oxford: QCovid® is a clinical decision tool intended to support conversations between clinically trained professionals and patients about COVID-19 risk. QCovid was developed as a model to estimate a person’s risk of being hospitalised or dying due to catching coronavirus. Ik heb blijk 0,0070% kans te hebben […]

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Speedskater Erin Jackson to Olympics after all after Brittany Bowe gives up spot in 500

ESPN: Bowe downplayed her generosity, saying, “This is bigger than just me. This is the Olympic Games and it’s about Team USA and giving everybody the opportunity to showcase what they got.” Als het Internationaal Olympisch Comité mevrouw Bowe geen extra ticket geeft, dan zijn ze al hun motto’s niet waard. Zo schoon, dit. Nog […]

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The Omicron Question

Thomas Pueyo, die van the hammer and the dance vorig jaar: If 90% of people are not immune yet and 10% are, as a virus you want to optimize for those not immune yet. But if it’s the opposite, and now 90% of people are immune, you’ll switch your efforts and evolve to increase your […]

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Disney+ begonnen met uitrollen van Vlaamse audio

Mouseland: Ondertussen is Disney begonnen met het toevoegen van Vlaamse audio zo mocht Frozen (1) de spits afbijten en communiceert Disney nu dat het eind 2021/ begin 2022 nog meer Vlaamse versies beschikbaar wilt maken. Finally.

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The International Order Isn’t Ready for the Climate Crisis

Stewart M. Patrick in Foreign Affairs: If a crisis of this magnitude cannot reshape how countries formulate their national interests, definitions of international security, or approaches to the global economy, perhaps nothing will. But this predicament does not call for resignation. It cries out, instead, for a commitment to our role as stewards of the […]

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It’s Not Misinformation. It’s Amplified Propaganda.

Renee DiResta voor The Atlantic: [S]ocial media has ended the monopoly of mass-media propaganda. But it has also ushered in a new competitor: ampliganda—the result of a system in which trust has been reallocated from authority figures and legacy media to charismatic individuals adept at appealing to the aspects of personal or ideological identity that […]

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Nintendo geeft Switch ondersteuning voor bluetoothaudioapparaten

Tweakers: Nintendo heeft een update voor de Switch-consoles uitgebracht, waarmee bluetoothaudioapparaten aan de consoles gekoppeld kunnen worden. *Finally.*

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‘A Great British Spraycation’: New Works by Banksy Cheekily Interpret Summer Vacation

Colossal:

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Het nieuwste IPCC-rapport deprimerend? Eerder een aansporing om in actie te komen

Jelmer Mommers op De Correspondent: De belangrijkste conclusie uit dit IPCC-rapport is wat mij betreft dat we nog steeds zelf bepalen hoe warm het op aarde wordt. En daarmee bepalen we ook zelf hoe ontwrichtend de opwarming wordt.

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The Lure of the Caricature

Zeynep Tufekci: Digital media doesn’t just isolate groups; rather, it helps tribalize us even further. We certainly encounter “the other” online, but usually in caricature form. We seek out these cartoonish people and positions regardless of how frequently they actually occur or what else might be happening. Both traditional media and social media helps produce the […]

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