RT @Rob_Reid: @geochurch helped found 22 companies, and co-invented the paradigm-shattering gene editing technique CRISPR. In our interview…
Scroll down to the video.
It is the horrifying reality of invasive rodents on ocean islands.
A careful variant… https://t.co/zDvCHLIgLC
RT @longnow: You're already forearmed with a handy #DeepTime reference.... (via @imgur) #longnow https://t.co/l1k0SLs5MR
Visible farts at last!
I remember me and my buddies laughing ourselves sick at the idea when we were, hmm, 10? https://t.co/w5yGkXeqGE
“IUCN recognises the need to set aspirational goals for biodiversity conservation and to demonstrate that conservat… https://t.co/LsSFABSAKs
Canada Needs Indians. (First Nations.) https://t.co/Ga1E0eI7Q2
Definitive drafting. Revive & Restore does this behind medical biotech. (Naw.) https://t.co/izgVzwTbGB
RT @BoingBoing: Watch countless American news anchors mindlessly intone the same propaganda script https://t.co/vkTa3QV0Bv https://t.co/MUz…
RT @sajithpai: .@stewartbrand in 'What's your dangerous idea?' Interesting idea for a course on Applied History / Learning fm History. http…
@GreatDismal Since it’s topical, do it as a few ebook chapters. Might outpay and outreach your day job, and be wicked fun.
RT @MrEnkapsis: Comparing the sizes of microorganisms and cells up to 1mm via @reddit https://t.co/HlJe3Ppo9H
@GreatDismal Just do it.
RT @sapinker: Geneticist David Reich replies to Qs about his NYT article on Race and Genetics https://t.co/STcPRnDNxw
There’s a whole website about Weaponized Narrative.
This piece on the subject came out over a year ago. The US is still pretty defenseless.… https://t.co/mrqWZ7oIGl
Interesting to compare, re Green issues, what Congress did versus what Trump wanted:
Accountants in cities created writing. https://t.co/RQvw35Okeh
RT @ramez: I'm incredibly bullish on solar, wind, and batteries. Yet shutting down existing nuclear is completely counterproductive.
“The whole Southern Rim of the Amazon was settled by dense populations living in fortified villages.”
Which suppor… https://t.co/Lo2A7KzfBQ
RT @WildlifeDay: ‘IUCN Green List of species’: A new way to measure conservation success https://t.co/cxRaf7ztyx via @Mongabay #wildlife
RT @sallykuchar: Whenever I talk about the dire housing situation in SF, hordes of people ask me why I stay in the Bay Area.
Last year on…
RT @kevin2kelly: I really enjoyed @erniecline book and new movie #ReadyPlayerOneMovie. Will go see it again. It will now be the canonical v…
The shame of the Bay Area. https://t.co/DxIwWfhx5H
Big gradual changes in Japan. It’s an important kind of news, seldom reported. https://t.co/YBcSEyXtVR
RT @DShankar: Incredible photographs from the @PlanetLabs satellites makes our world look like SimCity
The Pearl, Doha, Qatar
Some confirmation of my proposed 60-year cycle of deep do-overs needed for buildings...
“There are certain things you have to do that aren’t as pleasant as other things you have to do, but if it’s someth… https://t.co/8ffBSVdW3a
Good quiz. Fascinating answers. https://t.co/XHG3yiTcrW
Good thread on new unregs re gene-edited plants from USDA. https://t.co/TeCdjUgTfn
@mfernest @mikeolson I was inspired by the Stephenson Warmlite catalog of tents, featuring nudists. And great tents.
@manaliveprod @downtohoerth Cyberthon was Kevin Kelly’s creation. Cameos in this footage: William Gibson, Tim Leary, Wavy Gravy, who else?
@gordonbrander @markoff A few months. Conceived in the Spring, published in the Fall.
"The 'Whole Earth Catalog' was like a seemingly endless hall of adjacent doors — all open, easy to peek into.”
How the environmental movement drives out pragmatists. A Colorado story...
RT @erleellis: Is the “age of humans” a disaster? Or will Homo sapiens wise up? Join Lewis and Maslin on a voyage
of discovery deep into th…
I got to meet two of the last Northern White Rhinos. This is an important de-extinction project. In excellent han… https://t.co/9hGaWk8uTW
William Bryant is right to recommend his thesis about my work over the decades. I just read through it.
It’s real… https://t.co/TkAlzi8M2o
RT @longnow: "I graduated last June from Stanford with a major in biology, an interest in writing and photography, and very little experien…
RT @mark_lynas: I would like to propose a funder boycott of all the 30 NGOs involved in the 'Stop Golden Rice Network'. Here's the latest m…
Do you dare to eat a
GMO apple? https://t.co/nm9WAdlXz1
So, what is space, really?
It is mostly space.
Mostly, mostly, o gawd MOSTLY space.
And then at last a tiny thin… https://t.co/w4uOC7y5nq
Planets to scale, for a change.
(Nice use of Black Rock Desert.)
@kyledrake @CASBSStanford 1960-1967. $20/month.
Address may be there; building is long gone.
In the intro Markoff quotes a letter I wrote my mother--from the archive of my papers collected by the Stanford Lib… https://t.co/c9obQSAPRt
The intro is by John Markoff @markoff , who is a Fellow at CASBS, to write a biography of me, as the recursiveness dives ever deeper.
My first writing for publication, in August 1960, has finally been published--by its subject, Stanford’s Center for… https://t.co/W9B1zJ1lY3
A smart pessimist reviews Pinker in depth. https://t.co/CiL3Qh3I5q
Quantifying species recovery and conservation success to develop an IUCN Green List of Species - Akçakaya - - Conse… https://t.co/ZHz6ZTjDUA
RT @BenJNovak1: New technologies will be able to do what traditional methods of conservation couldn't - save a species even after it has go…
Exceptional insight here, across everything AI will change in the world. And news like:
“ In order for deep-learni… https://t.co/v870NPznC5
I just rewatched the Emma speech. It’s gets even better. Along with the remarkable content and delivery is its as… https://t.co/Rfhj2bgsHb
RT @davidfrum: Risk-averse corporate entities making highly visible contributions to formerly controversial causes is exactly what profound…
“When we get there we'll be able to look at the sun all day and never squint. The sun will be no… https://t.co/aGNbEZrQop
Lots of Anne Herbert at the link. Sample:
“Dogs and people make me nervous because I can't tell if they're fightin… https://t.co/m9GgxGv8pO
(Anne’s poem: “I would like to write a silence for all the men I knew and didn't know and heard about and didn't he… https://t.co/zp6sAzRJo2
Emma Gonzalez’ speech at #MarchForOurLives reminds me of the Anne Herbert poem, “I would like to write a silence.”
Hey @CharlesCMann do you agree with this quote:
“If Christopher Columbus were to come to the Americas today, he wou… https://t.co/MbBpnVtXGS
RT @longnow: Probing quantum gravity, if there is such a thing... https://t.co/SkFU3u7WBG
@nickschulz @ShellenbergerMD Better still, let’s have some Deliberative Polling in California. And the US.
RT @stewartbrand: My 8-minute 2014 TED talk, from de-extinction to genetic rescue. Mammoths, passenger pigeons, black-footed ferrets:
RT @longnow: #LongToons? "Paleolithic cave paintings appear to be the earliest examples of sequential animation and graphic narrative..." h…
@dbiello I would call it nuanced, David. It was that deliberative.
Fascinating: A “deliberative poll” in South Korea resulted in a renewal of nuclear power plant construction. Info… https://t.co/FdKzpIRaqO
“Isle of Dogs” is bloody wonderful. https://t.co/GKobxmKjIp
RT @AgBioWorld: Rabbi Cherlow approves lab-grown pig meat as kosher “so that people would not starve, to prevent pollution, and to avoid th…
RT @StevenLevy: Bolton. https://t.co/ImSChFCIqF
RT @antonioregalado: Geneticist David Reich of Harvard, having attained the pinnacle of academia, decides to put career on the line with an…
@GreenSolarWind @RyanBethencourt San Diego Zoo is working on it.
RT @BenJNovak1: Historic moment: my first test injection for my PhD pigeon project work, part of @Revive_Restore ‘s avian genetic rescue sc…
What a list to be 1/10th of. https://t.co/swdU8BdD7n
RT @CharlesCMann: ICYMI: From last year, .@lizzie_wade on new archaeological studies of pre-contact Mesoamerican governments: not all as au…
@GreenSolarWind @RyanBethencourt Yes, genetic rescue for the Northern White Rhinos is underway, using biotech and Southern White Rhinos.
RT @drvox: 1. Apropos of nothing, here's something I've been thinking about. It's widely accepted now that lots of actors in the 2016 elect…
RT @9brandon: “We might accept these animals as neighbors, or at least appreciate when their ecological effects coincide with our own goals…
Start a novel with that one. https://t.co/ncjNlrOPTq
”Conservation needs to move out of its comfort zone and seize developments from the worlds of genetics and cell bio… https://t.co/XWSou7DJ0Z
RT @YaleE360: Synthetic biology is already a multi-billion dollar market for manufacturing processes. But many conservationists find the pr…
“We just put information into the bloodstream to the internet and then watch it grow, give it a little push every n… https://t.co/B40Ry9D6YC
Humans have two armpits but only one legpit.
@ApptitudeTech This is the most accurate photo of current wrinkly me.
@RhizomeAsso Craig Venter said that. I just quoted him.
“Scope your failure modes out to things involving bad actors using the systems you're building. Come up with your d… https://t.co/4PZOhPtedU
RT @MollyMcKew: This amazing interview with @carolecadwalla's insider source also needs unpacking.
But, go get a drink first. Make it a d…
RT @DVNJr: Make time for this phenomenal 7-minutes Coen Brothers tribute. https://t.co/D02ppMlBHC
RT @davidmanheim: The books on the list I've read makes me think most of the remainder are going to be very worth reading.
There are three…
RT @PleistocenePark: We considered chartering this exact airplane to fly the baby bison to Pleistocene Park. Now they need to fix the cargo…
RT @kevin2kelly: No longer in stealth mode, here is what the Kitty Hawk flying car looks like:
@mark_lynas @ShellenbergerMD Actually, it’s pretty dismissive of his candidacy.
RT @ScottThurm: On average in the US, electric cars are the pollution equivalent of gasoline cars getting 80 MPG, taking into account the e…
Zimmer unpacks the mis-headlined Scott Kelly twin genetics story. Nicely done. https://t.co/cn5xwJijQu
RT @mark_lynas: This piece also reveals the "mass shag-in" plan - now that would have been an action to remember! https://t.co/4eKD0Vsxpq
RT @ColinJBettles: How GMO convert @mark_lynas tried to kidnap Dolly the cloned sheep https://t.co/dUGn4opkcL via @FarmOnline @EcoSenseNow…
RT @BenJNovak1: Want to be a Passenger Pigeon researcher and help @Revive_Restore? Check out our new blog and latest publication! Blog: htt…
@StevenLevy Caption with names, please?
RT @ben_a_goldfarb: ⭐️⭐️ NOT INTENDED FOR INDOOR USE
Good: FurSaw effectively removed backyard cottonwoods. Teeth self-sharpening. Runs on…
GMO apples taste fine, David. Try these:
Right direction, wrong rate. https://t.co/7nSw8vgxne
A news-packed interview about how human groups just kept replacing each other, revealed by aDNA analysis. https://t.co/4633o5ZPob