- Common Over-the-Counter Medication May Provide Relief for People With Long COVID-19 Symptoms (Sci Tech Daily) Antihistamines like Benadryl appear to ameliorate symptoms.
- India’s Reserve Bank warns outsourcing creates risks (The Register) They claiming that outsourcing IT services constitute a security risk to financial institutions. Indians are saying that outsourcing IT constitute a security risk? Paging Alanis Morrisette.
- New research points to vagus nerve damage as reason for long COVID (The Jerusalem Post) SARS-CoV-2 mediated vagus nerve dysfunction (VND), can effect breathing and digestion. There are signs of inflammation of the nerve, which might explain the effects of Benadryl.
- Today’s masters of the universe are still being taught ethics don’t matter (The Sunday Times) Business schools still extol and encourage unethical behavior.
- That broken tech/content culture cycle (Anil Dash) A remarkably good description of social media in general and Facebook in particular. Impossible to excerpt.
- Reality Honks Back — by N.S. Lyons (The Upheaval) This is interesting, though I (mostly) disagree. It is a class-based pro-Canadian Trucker protest analysis, which is not something that I expected to find.
- The Ordinary, the Sublime, and The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (CrimeReads) A review of the 1974 film with Walter Matthau and Robert Shaw. It’s a great movie, much better than the book or the 2009 film.
Rush lights, the peasant light source in medieval times: