Archeology & the huntress

National Geographic article From Nation Geographic, and that ended up in at least several news feed platforms (including Science), continued evidence that ~10k years ago women were hunters, but were always assumed to only gather. Men were the hunters. That … Read More

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India sells coal mines – can’t end well

So the Indian government sells coal mines to private industrial companies putting more dirty energy into corporate hands. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-11-02/metal-barons-emerge-winners-in-landmark-india-coal-auctions This will not end well based on history and will NOT help either keeping coal in the ground or reducing the … Read More

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Who owns my car’s data?

https://www.wired.com/story/right-to-repair-massachusetts-question-1-election-2020 There is a ballot initiative in MA this go around that is very important and it’s getting positioned not as strongly as its potential disruption could be … depending. Here’s Wired’s positioning of the imitative, quote: “The ad centered … Read More

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