Evidence that addictive behaviors have strong links with ancient retroviral infection
We still know so little about how our bodies (and in turn, biology) works
Invest in your region and its citizens, as opposed to individual companies. What novel ideas...
Great article l language and also a reminder of the muddy nature of history and humans in general.
Really interesting stuff. Makes you think twice about the food you're eating
Wow, this would have been good to have a long time ago...
Wow. Don't forget backups, folks
Ask yourself which of these you might be contributing to where you work
Really insightful to Amazon's growth and also a great paradigm shift as to how an organization can be run. Funny that a software/system architecture perspective is also extremely useful for organizing a business
I think the following lines really sum up this argument and how people's views of England/Britain's declining power don't really match up with it's reality.
The British Empire had been largely a bluff, built on the weaknesses of others: the collapse of the Mughal Empire in India, which enabled a tiny foreign power to grab enough pieces of territory to build an Indian empire of its own; the exhaustion of France after the Revolution and Napoleonic wars; the division of Germany into squabbling principalities until 1870.
Victorian hegemony, real though it was, always had limits. … [T]here was something in the complaint that Britain had been a third-rate power with a great empire.
This makes it clearer why some of the dumber products you see in product hunt end up there (tinder for____) or obvious pre-existing services show up (Google Drive?!)