How Powerful Forces Collaborated to Peddle Misinformation about the Origins of the Coronavirus

There’s “an overwhelming body of evidence” for scientists’ belief that the coronavirus originated in an animal before making the leap to humans, reports the New York Times. (Alternate URL here.) They add that U.S. intelligence agencies also “have not f… Continue reading How Powerful Forces Collaborated to Peddle Misinformation about the Origins of the Coronavirus

Twitter’s Launch of Fleets: Lag, Some Crashes, Bugs, Skepticism and Cat Pics

CNET reports on Twitter’s rocky rollout of “fleets” which disappear after 24 hours:

In a blog post, Twitter said global tests of the feature indicated the tool helped people feel more comfortable joining public conversations on the service. “Those new… Continue reading Twitter’s Launch of Fleets: Lag, Some Crashes, Bugs, Skepticism and Cat Pics