Reactions to debt deal range from ‘Nice going’ to ‘How could you?’
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Can MCAS be improved? Curbed? Learned from? All of the above?
If 20 years haven’t brought us to where we want to be, then we need to think about changing things.
When artificial intelligence meets real people
As one reader writes, "I’m all for exploring new ideas, but in the case of AI, a little caution may be called for."
Academia has an obligation to build tenure track for faculty of color
Demands on faculty of color are often far greater than on white professors like me, and they include regularly being asked to appear in public relations materials and speak at campus events and being called upon to provide personal counseling to large numbers of students.
Pigs will be kept in larger crates but their suffering will persist
We commodify sentient beings that experience fear and pain. In addition to gestational crates, female pigs are subjected to other cruel practices.
The burning solar question: Where to place the infrastructure?
One reader writes, "So many people say they want to stop climate change, but when facilities are proposed [they] say: Put it somewhere else." Another writes, "Rural communities are targeted by developers, threatening our open spaces and farmland."
We should be thinking now about EVs’ radio frequency interference
In a decade or two the amount of aggregate radio frequency interference caused by electric vehicles could become a serious issue.
Nurses cite links between unsafe practices, medical errors
Massachusetts nurses have been sounding the alarm about medical errors for decades. We know that not having enough time with patients can jeopardize care quality.
With time short, a debt deal inches forward
Having a debt limit in the first place makes little sense to many of us, but it gives Washington a chance to concoct a crisis for itself, which it then heroically solves.