It’s official: In an attempt to short-circuit systemic racism, Denver Public Schools will remove police officers from schools

Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 1:57 PM

Denver’s public school system will part ways with in-school police officers who have monitored students and campuses for 22 years.

Antibody testing suggests immune response post-COVID is very variable

Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 8:57 AM

How much of an immune response does a SARS-CoV-2 infection produce? It’s a critical question for all sorts of reasons. To begin with, long-lasting immunity, either through an infection or a vaccine, is critical for any hope of returning the world to something that resembles its pre-pandemic state.

Exploit code for wormable flaw on unpatched Windows devices published online

Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 8:57 AM

A researcher has published exploit code for a Microsoft Windows vulnerability that, when left unpatched, has the potential to spread from computer to computer with no user interaction.

Antifa rumors spread on local social media with no evidence

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 10:59 PM

False rumors that antifa is organizing bus rides to take protesters into white neighborhoods and loot homes have gone viral in recent days on digital neighborhood platforms and in group texts throughout the U.S.

Spurred By Debunked Antifa Rumors, Armed Men And Women Stand Watch Over Protests

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 10:58 PM

This story was powered by America Amplified, a public radio initiative. Justin and his buddies look like they’re from a special ops team – they’re wearing flak jackets and carrying assault weapons. But they aren’t military and they aren’t police. …

‘Antifa bus’ hoaxes are spreading panic through small-town America

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 10:57 PM

Mythical buses full of bloodthirsty antifa protestors are causing panic in rural counties throughout the country — even though there’s no evidence they exist.

Environmentalists Targeted Exxon Mobil. Then Hackers Targeted Them.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 12:57 PM

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating a global hacker-for-hire operation that sent phishing emails to environmental groups, journalists and others.

How Black Americans View Their Racial Identity

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 8:59 AM

From Beyoncé and Oprah Winfrey to the usually apolitical Michael Jordan, basically every famous black person in America has made some kind of public statement on the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the broader issue of how police treat black people.

The Boomer Blockade: How One Generation Reshaped the Workforce and Left Everyone Behind

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 10:57 PM

The baby boom led to the largest shift in the demographics of the modern workforce. As baby boomers entered the workforce it coincided with steady and prosperous economic growth and a dearth of older workers to compete with as they moved through the ranks.

Republicans stopped Colorado’s vaccine bill last year with delay tactics. Will it work again?

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 9:57 AM

They asked for bills to be read at length. They gave a history of the man-made chemicals perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl. There was even a request for an amendment to dedicate a bill to the 1980s TV show “Magnum, P.I.”…

These 7 countries have the most worrying Covid-19 outbreaks

Monday, June 8, 2020 at 10:57 PM

The coronavirus is not done with this world, and the world cannot think it’s done with the coronavirus. Here in the United States, there are already worrying signs that the pandemic is not only not abating but starting to pick up in some places.

What It’s Like to Get Doxed for Taking a Bike Ride

Monday, June 8, 2020 at 9:57 PM

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Brazil pulls all coronavirus stats, then releases incompatible numbers

Monday, June 8, 2020 at 4:57 PM

Outside of the United States, Brazil has the largest number of confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infections; it’s behind only the US and UK in terms of confirmed COVID-caused deaths.

New Zealand eliminates COVID-19, lifts all social distancing

Monday, June 8, 2020 at 4:57 PM

New Zealand has officially beaten COVID-19. The island country announced Monday, June 8, that its last remaining person with the infection had gone 48 hours without symptoms and is now considered recovered.

Hic Sunt Dracones

Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 9:57 AM

We are in a period of extended turmoil that might informally be called the “omni-crisis.” There is no clear resolution in sight to the COVID-19 pandemic and the various material, psychological, social, economic, and political disruptions it has directly or indirectly produced or accelerated.