📎 The Rise of the Worker Productivity Score
Plus: U.K. Approves Moderna Omicron-Containing Covid-19 Booster Vaccine, A New Jailbreak for John Deere Tractors Rides the Right-to-Repair Wave, and more…
The Rise of the Worker Productivity Score. Scrolled 0% Clicks 0 Keystrokes 0 Idle 00:00:00 Active NaN% Your Grade Pending… Accrued “idle time” Rated on “intensity” Feared “going red” By Jodi Kantor and Arya Sundaram Produced by Aliza… (Jodi Kantor / The New York Times)
U.K. Approves Moderna Omicron-Containing Covid-19 Booster Vaccine. The U.K. became the first country to approve Moderna Inc.'s Omicron-containing Covid-19 vaccine as a booster shot, ahead of a planned fall vaccination campaign to shore up immune defenses against the virus. The so-called bivalent vaccine is… (Denise Roland / Wall Street Journal)
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A New Jailbreak for John Deere Tractors Rides the Right-to-Repair Wave. farmers around the world have turned to tractor hacking so they can bypass the digital locks manufacturers impose on their vehicles. Like insulin pump “looping” and iPhone jailbreaking, this allows farmers to modify and repair the… (Lily Hay Newman / WIRED)
How Frustration Over TikTok Has Mounted in Washington. Early last year, Senator Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, and Jake Sullivan, President Biden's national security adviser, met to discuss China and industrial policy. During their conversation, Mr. Rubio raised his worries… (David McCabe / The New York Times)
Google Maps Is Leading Abortion Seekers to Pro-Life Religious Centers. Chey was a 19-year-old college sophomore living near Orlando, Florida, when she discovered she was pregnant and decided to have an abortion. She didn't have anyone she could ask for guidance, so she searched Google for a nearby clinic. “I… (Davey Alba / Bloomberg)
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