At Camp Jabberwocky, author Steven Gardner realized his son Graham, who could neither speak nor move his limbs, could do just about everything, like wind sailing, skiing and swimming.
Health 2.0: implications of consumer-driven health for traditional providers and new players
Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius practiced Stoicism, and author and psychotherapist Donald Robertson notes a growing interest in the philosophy.
The Wall Street Journal: It’s Time to Get Rid of the IT Department. https://www.wsj.com/articles/get-rid-of-the-it-department-11637605133?mod=flipboard
EatingWell: Consumer Reports Just Found Arsenic, Lead and Cadmium in Some Popular Spices. https://www.eatingwell.com/article/7926441/consumer-reports-heavy-metals-spices/
The New York Times: Opinion | America Isn’t Ready for the Electric-Vehicle Revolution. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/10/opinion/electric-vehicle-climate-battery.html
James and Lindsay Sulzer have spent their careers developing technologies to help people recover from disease or injury. Their daughter’s freak accident changed their work—and lives—forever.
The New York Times: Opinion | Science Alone Can’t Heal a Sick Society. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/10/opinion/covid-science-trust-us.html
MIT Technology Review: Meet Altos Labs, Silicon Valley’s latest wild bet on living forever. https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/09/04/1034364/altos-labs-silicon-valleys-jeff-bezos-milner-bet-living-forever/
In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 14 years, calls for a new approach
The creative class was supposed to foster progressive values and economic growth. Instead we got resentment, alienation, and endless political dysfunction.
Source: How the Bobos Broke America