Mar 9, 2022 • 2M

🧐 How Did This Many Deaths Become Normal?

Plus: Meta's Sheryl Sandberg "No two countries run by women would ever go to war", and more ...

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Jose Montes de Oca
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How Did This Many Deaths Become Normal?. The United States reported more deaths from COVID-19 last Friday than deaths from Hurricane Katrina, more on any two recent weekdays than deaths during the 9/11 terrorist attacks, more last month than deaths from flu in a bad season, and more in… (Ed Yong / The Atlantic)

Meta's Sheryl Sandberg: 'No two countries run by women would ever go to war. If half the world were run by women, Sandberg believes the world would be 'safer' and 'much more prosperous.' (Ryan Browne / CNBC)

U.S. Probes Options Trade That Gained on Microsoft-Activision Deal. Federal prosecutors and securities regulators are investigating large bets that Barry Diller, Alexander von Furstenberg and David Geffen made on Activision Blizzard Inc. shares in January, days before the videogame maker agreed to be acquired by Microsoft. (Dave Michaels / Wall Street Journal)

Twitter is launching a Tor service for more secure and private tweeting. Twitter is launching a version of its site as a Tor onion service, optimizing it for the privacy-protecting and censorship-evading network. Software engineer Alec Muffett announced the news today on Twitter, describing it as “possibly the… (Adi Robertson / The Verge)

'I'm the Operator': The Aftermath of a Self-Driving Tragedy. Rafaela Vasquez liked to work nights, alone, buffered from a world she had her reasons to distrust. One Sunday night in March 2018, Uber assigned her the Scottsdale loop. She drove a gray Volvo SUV, rigged up with cameras and lidar sensors, through… (Lauren Smiley / WIRED)

A genius Twitter bot is calling out companies that post platitudes for International Women's Day. It's International Women's Day, and many corporations have launched effusive tributes to their female employees on social media. Women are powerful! Women are resilient! Women are amazing! But one genius Twitter bot is pointing out truth… (Anne Quito / Quartz)

Everything Apple Announced: iPhone SE, Mac Studio, iPad Air. On Tuesday, Apple held its first product announcement event of 2022. The company unveiled an array of new devices, including a new iPhone SE with 5G, a new version of the iPad Air, and Mac Studio, a whole new desktop PC with a powerful new… (Gear Team / WIRED)

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