The dawn of techno-optimism?

The Economist writes: There are three reasons to think this “great stagnation” might be ending. First is the flurry of recent discoveries with transformative potential. The success of the “messenger rna” technique behind the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, and of bespoke antibody treatments, shows how science continues to empower medicine. Humans are increasingly able to bend … Continue reading The dawn of techno-optimism?


Photo by Iva Muškić on Amazon copied products and rigged search results, documents show The internal documents also show that Amazon employees studied proprietary data about other brands on, including detailed information about customer returns. The aim: to identify and target goods - described as “reference” or “benchmark” products - and “replicate” them. … Continue reading Precis-14.10.2021