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Titan’s conditions could be just right to power US-sized colony | New Scientist

May 19, 2019

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2140048-titans-conditions-could-be-just-right-to-power-us-sized-colony/

Ancient leftovers show the real Paleo diet was a veggie feast | New Scientist

May 19, 2019

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2115127-ancient-leftovers-show-the-real-paleo-diet-was-a-veggie-feast/

Is Conference Room Air Making You Dumber? – The New York Times

May 19, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/06/health/conference-room-air.html

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Other scientists who read the study got interested in the subject. A team led by Harvard researchers published similar results in 2016.

They had office workers come into a mock workplace for six days and take the same kind of problem-solving test while exposed to various concentrations of both carbon dioxide and volatile organic compounds commonly found in office buildings.

As levels of carbon dioxide rose from 550 ppm to 945 ppm to 1400 ppm, subjects’ scores under most headings declined substantially. (Problem-solving ability also seemed to suffer as levels of volatile organic compounds rose.)

“What we saw were these striking, really quite dramatic impacts on decision-making performance, when all we did was make a few minor adjustments to the air quality in the building,” said Joseph Allen, a professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health who led the study.
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To understand the tech lords, look to their libraries – Billionaires, space and science fiction

May 19, 2019

https://www.economist.com/leaders/2019/05/15/to-understand-the-tech-lords-look-to-their-libraries?fsrc=gp_en?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/tounderstandthetechlordslooktotheirlibrariesbillionairesspaceandsciencefiction

Opinion | The Privacy Project – The New York Times

May 17, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/opinion/internet-privacy-project.html#part-two

After Moore’s law | Technology Quarterly | The Economist

May 16, 2019

https://www.economist.com/technology-quarterly/2016-03-12/after-moores-law

The secret silos of #ChemTwitter

May 12, 2019

https://cen.acs.org/sections/the-secret-silos-of-chemtwitter.html

Fusion power is attracting private-sector interest – Alternative energy

May 12, 2019

https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2019/05/04/fusion-power-is-attracting-private-sector-interest

Set Your Phaser To Buy – Forbes.com

January 13, 2012

Mentions Robert Babson, developer of business stats
http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2011/0822/investing-ken-fisher-portfolio-strategy-set-phaser-buy.html