Bill Nye is pissed
Bill Nye

Bill Nye is pissed

Bill Nye is pissed. In an energetic interview with Engadget this week, he covered everything from the pandemic, to climate change, to the vice presidential debates and QAnon. But ostensibly, he was here to promote his newly launched VR Science Kit.  Continue Reading…

Podcast: Bill Nye discusses VR, science and climate change
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Podcast: Bill Nye discusses VR, science and climate change

The legendary Bill Nye joins our hosts Cherlynn and Devindra on this week’s episode to discuss his new VR Science Kit, as well as climate change, the postal service and the Trump administration’s stance on science. “Uncle Bill,” as we’re allowed to c… Continue Reading…

VP debate shows we’re stuck in first grade on climate change
Climate Change

VP debate shows we’re stuck in first grade on climate change

Until late Sept. 2020, no one had asked a candidate at a presidential debate about climate change for 12 years. Fox News journalist Chris Wallace ended the streak last week with surprise climate questions during the first debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. But the …

VP debate shows we’re stuck in first grade on climate change
Climate Change

VP debate shows we’re stuck in first grade on climate change

Until late Sept. 2020, no one had asked a candidate at a presidential debate about climate change for 12 years. Fox News journalist Chris Wallace ended the streak last week with surprise climate questions during the first debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. But the …

VP debate shows we’re stuck in first grade on climate change
Climate Change

VP debate shows we’re stuck in first grade on climate change

Until late Sept. 2020, no one had asked a candidate at a presidential debate about climate change for 12 years. Fox News journalist Chris Wallace ended the streak last week with surprise climate questions during the first debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. But the …

VP debate shows we’re stuck in first grade on climate change
Climate Change

VP debate shows we’re stuck in first grade on climate change

Until late Sept. 2020, no one had asked a candidate at a presidential debate about climate change for 12 years. Fox News journalist Chris Wallace ended the streak last week with surprise climate questions during the first debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. But the …

A tiny sensor sitting on top of a penny.
Robotics

These tiny sensors can hitch a ride on mothback

Everyone is familiar with carrier pigeons, but what about carrier moths? This research project uses the nocturnal insects as a delivery service for tiny electronic packages that weigh less than a hundredth of an ounce. The system was created by graduate students at the University of Washington and its prolific …

Tech’s role in the COVID-19 response: Assist, don’t reinvent
Biotech

Tech’s role in the COVID-19 response: Assist, don’t reinvent

The pandemic has affected just about every business in the world, but tech has also geared up to fight back in its own way, as we found out from speakers at Disrupt 2020. But technology has opted to take a back seat to frontline workers and find ways to support …

Top medical journal: Get rid of Trump
boingboing.net

Top medical journal: Get rid of Trump

Since the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine was founded in 1812, it has never endorsed a US presidential candidate. They didn’t pick a candidate this election cycle either, but an essay by 34 of the magazine’s editor is very clear that the current administration has got to go. — …

Top medical journal: Get rid of Trump
boingboing.net

Top medical journal: Get rid of Trump

Since the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine was founded in 1812, it has never endorsed a US presidential candidate. They didn’t pick a candidate this election cycle either, but an essay by 34 of the magazine’s editor is very clear that the current administration has got to go. — …