They informed, educated and entertained me; articles from the last few days. 153.

What has been preventing me from working diligently today.

As usual, links do NOT equal endorsements or even views.

Many of my post links are from the USA. I find they are excellent at informing
me on so many subjects and are regularly ahead of the curve when it
comes to the particular topic of discussion.They frequently address a
subject that is highly relevant to the UK but has yet to be broached in
any meaningful form on this side of the Atlantic.



I’d call more adapting . . .

Technology is setting us up for a training crisis  Quartz


A brain implant turns “loser” mice into aggressive fighters  Ars Technica


‘Markets can be an effective way to promote development, even when you’re overthrowing your overlords’  Quartz


Open Banking is coming. Here’s the very first glimpse  Wired


Humans have generated one billion elephants worth of plastic  Wired


This Creepy Soft Robot Can Wiggle Inside Your Body  Motherboard


Your brain doesn’t contain memories. It is memories  Wired


Behind the curtain:
The illicit trade of firearms, explosives and ammunition on the dark web


We need to give our brains difficult tasks to understand ‘real thinking’ WEF