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“Climate change activists should take” lessons from public health mismanagement

“Climate change activists should take” lessons from public health mismanagement

Public health disastrous mismanagement – inconsistent, contradictory, incoherent, illogical and often untrue statements have destroyed not just confidence in public health but confidence in Science too. Climate change activism may be going down the same path. Why should we have confidence that Climate Science is any better than Public Health the past 2 1/2 years?

Google turned in parents to police after flagging photos of their child, requested by their doctor during Zoom health care

Google turned in parents to police after flagging photos of their child, requested by their doctor during Zoom health care

A Dad took photos of his naked toddler at request of his doctor, for a remote health consultation, resulting in a diagnosis and treatment. Google flagged him for child pornography and turned him in to the police department. He lost access to all emails and all backed up photos. Google never restored his account and he lost everything.

FYI Google cloud services including email, Docs, backups and everything they do are not reliable, private or safe. If you can, stop using Google cloud services.

“How junk science got spread like wildfire”

“How junk science got spread like wildfire”

Two appalling bad studies were widely shared by “experts” on social media. One was so bad, and its errors so obvious, that they only way they could have decided to share was to do so without having read even the abstract of the study.

Social media provides idiotic morons a wide distribution platform

Social media provides idiotic morons a wide distribution platform

Sorry for the language, but what a fucking moron. Viruses exist in animals, which we cannot control through lockdowns, and many viruses can exist on surfaces for weeks and months. This proposal would never work but at least it would cause massive harm. Twitter enables morons to widely distribute misinformation based on idiocy. Since the individual is anonymous, he or she or it has no shame for being an idiot.

Social media users photographing people in public with skin sores, and posting accusatons online that they have monkeypox

Social media users photographing people in public with skin sores, and posting accusatons online that they have monkeypox

People are photographing others in public, who have sores on their skin, and then posting these pictures or videos online, accusing them of having monkeypox and being in public. They don’t have monkeypox – they have other non-infectious conditions. Can social media users stoop any lower?

Government gets around 1st Amendment via Censorship by proxy

Government gets around 1st Amendment via Censorship by proxy

The government pressured Twitter, Facebook, Google and others to suspend accounts of persons – even legitimate experts – who shared information online that did not agree with the CDC’s rules issued by technocrats. This became censorship via proxy – and is likely unconstitutional.

Chinese researchers say they can use AI to measure party loyalty

Chinese researchers say they can use AI to measure party loyalty

Researchers in the eastern Chinese province of Anhui say they have developed a device that can determine loyalty to the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) using facial scans. Source: Chinese researchers develop device they say can test loyalty of ruling party members — Radio Free Asia Says it uses facial recognition and emotion detection AI, combined with EEG and other metrics to determine one’s political party loyalty.

Misleading bull shit headline: “9 in 10 Floridians at ‘high’ risk of COVID as hospitalizations rise”

Misleading bull shit headline: “9 in 10 Floridians at ‘high’ risk of COVID as hospitalizations rise”

This news report is inconsistent, contradictory and incoherent. It claims 9 in 10 Florida resident are at “high” risk for Covid – in a state where up 80% are estimated to have had Covid, and hence, acquired immunity, and 70% have been fully vaccinated. This is news report is complete nonsense. And they wonder why people don’t believe anyone anymore?