Links 7/7/23

Links for you. Science:

Performance of Rapid Antigen Tests to Detect Symptomatic and Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Unsolved Wendy’s outbreak shows challenges of fighting foodborne illnesses
Genome-wide Association Study of Long COVID
Should you get COVID and flu shots together?
Stability of Aerosolized SARS-CoV-2 on Masks and Transfer to Skin
Bacteria in cancer initiation, promotion and progression


How to Lose a Century of Progress: Americans have been too quick to condemn the field of public health, overlooking its massive achievements in the 1900s and, yes, during the recent pandemic, too. (excellent)
Fake “liberal” Twitter account exposed: We should worry less about AI and more about human stupidity: “Erica Marsh” was obviously not real, but MAGA Twitter just can’t quit their addiction to disinformation
Walking To The Shops
Inside Twitter’s Extended Weekend of Doom
And What Do You Mean By That
Having Power vs Spreading Power. Do you really, really want what you say you want?
Student debt: White House faces backlash for restarting interest on loans
The Necessary Legal Changes To Deal With Deep Fakes
The Future Of The Democratic Party
Guy Arrested With a Bunch of Weapons In Obama’s Neighborhood Got His Itinerary From Trump
Facebook’s Threads is so depressing
Threads enters the fray. First impression: it’s a paradise for brands and influencers. Hard pass.
The Mayor Had a Photo of a Fallen Officer. Was His Story About It True?
The Problem With a Life of “Yes”: Always being told you’re right breaks your brain.
Mike Pence’s Big Lie campaign trail torture: He’s reaping the disinformation he sowed. GOP voters torture Mike Pence with the Big Lie — too bad he was an avid disinfo fan for decades (only Trump could make Pence look honest)
The Overlooked Origins of the War on Bud Light and Other “Woke” Companies. Starbucks and Anheuser-Busch are the latest corporate targets of tactics honed by segregationists post–Brown v. Board.

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