Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

How US experts helped China build a DNA surveillance state

https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/613000/how-us-experts-helped-china-build-a-dna-surveillance-state/ How US experts helped China build a DNA surveillance state China has been leaning on American know-how to build a sprawling surveillance program in Xinjiang province, according to the New York Times.  Crack down: Chinese authorities have created … Continue reading

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Why a Japanese spacecraft is firing a bullet into an asteroid

https://www.popsci.com/japanese-spacecraft-bullet-asteroid?dom=rss-default&src=syn Space And that’s actually not the craziest thing in store for this mission. About 180 million miles from Earth lies a tiny asteroid called Ryugu, with a diameter of a little less than 1 kilometer, orbiting the sun about … Continue reading

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DoorDash Is a Bunch of Snakes

https://gizmodo.com/doordash-are-a-bunch-of-snakes-1832805573 Despite the fallout earlier this month over alleged “tip theft” on the part of Instacart, DoorDash is defending its own policy of using worker tips to supplement their base wage. If this sounds slimy, it is. It’s also a … Continue reading

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