The Science Is In: Wear. A. Mask!


by kottke.org

kottke.org— Back in June, in a post called Jesus Christ, Just Wear a Face Mask!, I presented a bunch of evidence and arguments for wearing face masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Even then it was pretty clear that masks were working. In piece published by Nature yesterday, Lynne Peeples summarizes what the data and science currently says about the effectiveness of wearing face masks. Here is her one-sentence summary: To be clear, the science supports using masks, with recent studies suggesting that...

kottke.org—Erno Rubik’s New Book on “the Imperfect Science of Creation”. Erno Rubik recently wrote what sounds like a delightfully unorthodox autobiography/memoir about his invention of the Rubik’s Cube and his philosophy about creativity. In Cubed, Rubik covers more than just his journey to inventing his eponymous cube. He makes a case for always being an amateur-something he has always considered himself to be. He discusses the inevitability of problems during any act of invention. He reveals what it was like to experience the astonishing worldwide success of an...

www.buzzfeednews.com—Trump Returned To The White House And Took His Mask Off While Infected With COVID-19. Advertisement