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Quantum entanglement visualized for the first time ever Advanced Science News (furzy)
Recently released immunogenicity results from a Phase 3 RCT of the original Novavax vaccine when used as a booster. Good safety profile and excellent immune responses regardless of prior vaccine platform, even against Omicron BA.1 and BA.5
— Daniel Park (@Daniel_E_Park) September 2, 2023
Biological Recycling’ Would Be Truly, Truly Amazing The Atlantic (David L)
THE FUTURE OF URBAN CONSUMPTION IN A 1.5°C WORLD University of Leeds/ARUP
Home insurers cut natural disasters from policies as climate risks grow Washington Post (Kevin W, furzy)
Germany begins dismantling wind farm for coal EUObserver (Micael T)
Removing bugs from our habitats is coming back to bite us Washington Post (furzy)
New tech boosts Dutch drive for sustainable farming BBC (David L)
The US chips war against China is proving to be self-sabotage even faster than I imagined, and I sometimes have an active imagination:
The more I think about it, the more the I realize how huge this news actually is, how big a win it is for China, and how big a loss for the US.
In one simple move, China basically proved that the enormous years-long efforts the US put to destroy both Huawei and the Chinese… pic.twitter.com/XOr1h8TNW3
— Arnaud Bertrand (@RnaudBertrand) September 4, 2023
Chinese proposals for Metaverse show that we are negotiating for “Cyberterritory” Modern Diplomacy (Micael T)
Chinese Gate-Crashers at U.S. Bases Spark Espionage Concerns Wall Street Journal (furzy)
Traveler’s Tales: My August 2023 Trip to China chinahand (guurst)
The Next EU Military Deployment in West Africa German Foreign Policy (Micael)
Macron doesn’t really want to step down as French President? International Affairs (Micael)
New Not-So-Cold War
‘Cocaine Grain’: Baerbock Slipped Again While Talking About Ukraine NewsUnrolled (Micael T)
Another Russian mercenary group shows discontent with the Kremlin: ‘A sign of more to come’ France24.(furzy). To the extent this is not exaggerated, I wonder if this is really about pay. Russia is now compensating regular soldiers very well (hence the high sign-up rates). One wonders if the mercs feel their risk premium is no longer high enough.
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Wanted: Skilled Workers To Combat the Rise in Cyber Crime Financial Times. Um, you usually need crooks or at least the crook adjacent to be any good at this.
Imperial Collapse Watch
More small airports are being cut off from the air travel network. This is why MPR (Chuck L). Article points out, airlines were bailed out as quasi utilities, then they do this.
GOP Clown Car
Military Secretaries Issue a Dire Warning on Tommy Tuberville Newsweek (furzy)
Bosses mean it this time: Return to the office or get a new job! Washington Post
Industrial (in)action Energy Flux (Micael T)
Antidote du jour (Robert G):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.