Technology and Climate Change

Geek memorabilia for auction at Silicon Valley Comic-Con 2017     – CNET
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If the cost of getting weapon replicas at SVCC is just chump change, there’s always the live auction.

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Neil Young's Painful Rebranding of His Music Service Won't Save It
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Niel Young’s “high resolution” music crusade is undergoing a change, an extreme change!!!!!!! The classic rocker turned tech entrepreneur has announced that Pono’s now defunct music store will become a high-quality streaming service. It’s kind of like Tidal but it’ll suck more. The fittingly out of touch new name for… Read more…

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Bill Nye Says Climate Change Deniers Have a Bad Case of Cognitive Dissonance
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Also, magnets, how do they work? “Magic!” (JK.) The post Bill Nye Says Climate Change Deniers Have a Bad Case of Cognitive Dissonance appeared first on WIRED.

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Report: EPA Investigates EPA Head Scott Pruitt For His Climate-Denying Bullshit 
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We all hoped EPA head, Scott Pruitt, would eventually face consequences when he falsely claimed that there was “tremendous disagreement” about whether human activity cause global warming. Read more…

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Gun Violence Researchers Race to Protect Data From Trump
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It’s not only climate data that’s at risk. The post Gun Violence Researchers Race to Protect Data From Trump appeared first on WIRED.

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If You Look at X-Rays or Moles for a Living, AI Is Coming for Your Job
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Pattern-recognition algorithms promise to drastically change the job description for doctors who decipher diagnoses from images. The post If You Look at X-Rays or Moles for a Living, AI Is Coming for Your Job appeared first on WIRED.

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Climate change, LGBT rights removed from White House website     – CNET
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Commentary: It’s a new day under President Donald Trump, with new priorities. Civil rights isn’t one of them, it seems.

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Donald Trump tweets at wrong Ivanka, gets lesson on climate change     – CNET
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The US president-elect tweeted praises for his daughter, Ivanka, but he used the Twitter handle of another woman of the same name.

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Trump Meets With Scientist Who Compared Plight of Carbon Dioxide to That of 'Jews Under Hitler'
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On Friday, Donald Trump met with a climate-denying scientist who’s said some questionable things about Jews. 2017 is moving along exactly as we’ve expected, it seems. Read more…

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