Journo to know
“A major power like China gives women the chance to go to space. On the other hand, it still tells everyone that, even if you are a woman who has become an astronaut, you still have to play a traditional female role.” https://t.co/MwzaOFbgk1
— Steven Lee Myers (@stevenleemyers) October 23, 2021
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COVID-19 – CASES & COMMUNITY
I am posting this doom and gloom story from Thursday to remind us that Dr Osterholm in the first few weeks of COVID, when everyone else was saying 100 – 250K deaths max, was saying “possibly a million” and we are almost there, so…when he says 5th wave, this duck listens.
The Biden Administration
This is my favorite Biden story today, mostly because it is so anodyne during a period when every piece reads like a crisis management brief.
In case you are wondering, they are AI, Quantum, Biotech, Semiconductors & Autonomous Systems…so yeah…learn conversational Mandarin now.
Business & Economy
How is there not more civic, let’s call it “disenchantment” with the governor? The state is split in half and he does some spectacularly partisan stuff.
The rubber is about to hit the “established law” road, isn’t it?
The Body Politic
Per Politico – “The “Hillbilly Elegy” author and Ohio Senate candidate is the target of nearly $1 million in attack ads.”
DDoS attacks have hit multiple email providers on Friday
-Victims include Posteo, Fastmail, and Runbox
-Runbox is still dealing with an attack right now
-Posteo reported receiving a ransom demand
-Same threat actor behind the attacks (per source)https://t.co/2zMuVBd87D pic.twitter.com/yLlj1lLnyp
— Catalin Cimpanu (@campuscodi) October 23, 2021
And the cyber threat continues…
Since we lose our power on the Island when the wind picks up, I image I’ll be @-ing you by candlelight tomorrow. How romantic!
Animals are the best gift we are given on this big blue marble. We should do so much better by them.