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May 22 13 tweets 13 min read
"I hope to investigate how data cooperatives can rebalance power dynamics in cities, allowing people to learn about themselves and their communities while...using data to advocate for policy and practical solutions in their own best interests." @katyaabaz greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/22/dai… On the Very Serious Podcast: Tyler Cowen on Identifying Talent
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#TalentDevelopment, #TrainingPrograms, #HigherEducation, #ApplePodcast
May 21 13 tweets 14 min read
"We’re increasingly convinced about the crucial role storytelling has to play in helping us navigate the global challenges we’re facing and to build a more beautiful world. And we feel as inspired as ever to continue this work."--Happen Films @happenfilms greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/21/dai… Byron Wan on Twitter and ThreadReader
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#ChinaMilitary, #EuropeanAcademicians, #ScientificCollaboration
May 20 13 tweets 13 min read
"Humanity's shared destiny as a species is coming into ever greater focus through compounding crises and tremendous societal advances, yet our current institutional structures are struggling to meet the demands of this moment." --26th IEF Int'l Conference greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/20/dai… CEO Confidence
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#CEOConfidence #SurveyResults
May 19 13 tweets 13 min read
"We may need to develop techniques to ensure deep learning models won’t have dangerous goals, before they are powerful enough to be transformative." -- Ajeya Cotra greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/19/dai… What COVID Hospitalization Numbers Are Missing - The Atlantic
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#COVID19, #CaseCount, #HealthcareWorkers, #JobBurnout, #HospitalizationCount
May 18 13 tweets 13 min read
"The metaverse... besides being immersive and interoperable, it's meta-physical, that is, a realized illusion, an impossibility in the round, able to absorb an infinite number of contradictions and convert them into fuel for growth."--Martin Gurri @mgurri greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/18/dai… A fundamental limit to the search for the oldest fossils | Nature Ecology & Evolution
nature.com/articles/s4155…
#PaleontologicalResearch, #FossilAge, #LifeOrigins
May 17 13 tweets 13 min read
"In a nation plagued by hidden poverty, what makes us most vulnerable is the basic moral contradiction of poverty, which we have tried to ignore for the past 40 years. 140 million Americans– 43% of adults and 52% of children–are suffering in plain sight." greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/17/dai… Climate simulations: recognize the ‘hot model’ problem
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#ClimateSimulations, #CoupledModelIntercomparisonProject, #WorldClimateResearchProgramme, #ComputerModels
May 16 13 tweets 12 min read
"As the world prepares to invest trillions of dollars in quelling climate change, we must focus on a just transition by ensuring that climate solutions also uplift those who are most impacted." -- Yusuf Jameel, Project Drawdown greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/16/dai… Forging Venezianita: La Serenissima’s Tortured Relationship with its Byzantine DNA
byzantineambassador.com/post/forging-v…
#VenetianHistory, #AcademicStudy, #ByzantineBackground
May 15 13 tweets 13 min read
"Poetry...cannot be copied. It’s an artifact of introspection that can only be mastered by our species. There is no superhuman way to write poems because we write them by virtue of being what a computer isn’t: human." -- Carmine Starnino @cstarnino greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/15/dai… Origin of life theory involving RNA–protein hybrid gets new support
nature.com/articles/d4158…
#LifeOrigins, #RNAProtein, #AminoAcids
May 14 13 tweets 15 min read
"The best relationships and the right opportunities handle the truth. The ones that can’t were never reciprocal. They were never real. They were never honest. Be honest. You won’t ever regret it." -- Eve Barlow @Eve_Barlow greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/14/dai… After the Zeitenwende: Jürgen Habermas and Germany's new identity crisis - New Statesman
newstatesman.com/ideas/2022/05/…
#RussiaUkraine, #GermanHistory, #InternationalRelations, #PostReunification
May 13 13 tweets 14 min read
"Biographies of late bloomers...might leave us with lessons about how some people can be helped to flourish earlier—but...it will show us that some talents come to fruition differently. We should encourage a diversity of paths to success." @HenryEOliver greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/13/dai… The secret world beneath our feet is mind-blowing – and the key to our planet’s future | Soil | The Guardian
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#SoilCharacteristics, #EcosystemSustainability
May 12 13 tweets 13 min read
"Adopting modifiable healthy lifestyles was associated with lifetime gain, even in individuals aged 80 years or more, regardless of the presence of any major comorbidities in each life stage since middle age." -- Ryoto Sakaniwa, et al. greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/12/dai… Poll: 58% of Voters Would Consider Moderate Independent in 2024 And Utah Democrats Make a Surprise Move
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#PartisanPolitics, #ThirdParty, #ModerateIndependents
May 11 13 tweets 14 min read
"Being forced from one’s home causes irrevocable harm to anyone who experiences it, regardless of the kind of reception they meet in the places they land. Some find stability... But that is no replacement for what they have lost." -- Caitlin Dickerson greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/11/dai… Visualizing the $94 Trillion World Economy in One Chart
visualcapitalist.com/visualizing-th…
#DataVisualization, #GlobalEconomy, #GrossDomesticProduct
May 10 13 tweets 14 min read
"If your goal is simply to mitigate the harmful impact loneliness can have on your health, what matters most is having at least one important person in your life — whether that’s a partner, a parent, a friend or someone else." -- Jeffrey Hall greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/10/dai… Missing in action: five issues the major parties are avoiding in the 2022 federal election
theguardian.com/australia-news…
#AustralianFederalElections, #ElectorateIssues, #CandidateDebate
May 9 13 tweets 15 min read
"Systems Thinking is a must have skill in today’s complex, changing, non-linear world where everything is interconnected as well as interdependent." -- Sahana Chattopadhyay @sahana2802 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/09/dai… Global bird populations steadily declining
phys.org/news/2022-05-g…
#BirdPopulations, #GlobalDecline, #EndangeredSpecies
May 8 13 tweets 14 min read
“Lots of us have a learning mindset or a growth mindset – it makes the journey more exciting and more fulfilling if you are learning new things, and pushing yourself in new ways.” -- Kweilin Ellingrud @KweilinE greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/08/dai… 5 Ways to Prepare for the Dementia Pandemic - NEO.LIFE
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#DementiaWave, #EarlyDetection, #DigitalTools, #CognitiveDecline, #InsurancePolicies
May 7 13 tweets 13 min read
"The world is full of such small acts of care and kindness between strangers as well as between friends and family, acts that draw from a concern about others... If there’s any saving of humanity in the years ahead it will be built from such..."-- @csmaje greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/07/dai… Study reveals how blood vessels use 'short cuts' to control the cardiovascular system
medicalxpress.com/news/2022-05-r…
#ResearchResults, #BloodVessels, #CardiovascularSystem, #ControlMechanisms
May 6 13 tweets 14 min read
"No matter how outrageous a claim may initially seem, we all need to consider the possibility that it might actually be true – just consider how many things that you never thought would be possible are now reality." -- Rebecca Sherry Eshraghi greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/06/dai… Josh Fischman on Twitter

#COVID19, #PandemicConsequences, #FutureTrends, #LessonsLearned
May 5 13 tweets 15 min read
"Fear...rarely creates real unity. The world needs the kind of motivation which awakens in us our altruistic instincts and creates true unity from diversity. To accomplish this the force must be spiritual in nature." -- Richard Meier greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/05/dai… Why rats don't deserve their dirty reputation, according to scientists
telegraph.co.uk/global-health/…
#UrbanDwellingMammals, #HumanHealth, #DiseaseCarriers, #ResearchResults
May 4 13 tweets 15 min read
"We live...in a hyper-dynamic, interdependent and incomprehensible web of agents. [R]elevance is not just provided by the immediate surrounding. It is shaped by all the potential environments you can imagine and everyone else can imagine." -- Idea Monkey greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/04/dai… This Is How America's Culture War Death Spirals
theatlantic.com/newsletters/ar…
#InstitutionalTrust, #PartisanPolitics, #disempowerment, #culture, #language
May 3 13 tweets 16 min read
"Like all of us, love is a complex beast: only by embracing it in its entirety do we truly understand it, and ourselves. And this means understanding its evolutionary story, the good and the bad." -- Anna Machin greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/03/dai… A viral database is helping desperate Kenyans find fuel - Rest of World
restofworld.org/2022/a-viral-d…
#KenyanStartup, #FuelSupplies, #FuelPrices, #CrowdsourcingData, #OpenSourceDatabase, #IkoWhere
May 2 13 tweets 13 min read
"Civilization is still a new experiment. Modern democracies are a brand new idea, currently in beta testing." -- Tim Urban greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2022/05/02/dai… A Fully Aligned Webb Space Telescope Sees a Field of Stars
gizmodo.com/fully-aligned-…
#JamesWebbSpaceTelescope, #FullAlignment