Augie Ray ( (Mastodon)
Attached: 1 image Two things occurred the past week: 1. Illinois released a report detailing that 451 clergy sexually abused 1,997 children since 1950. The number of victims is more than 4x higher than the church previously acknowledged. 2. Target added some Pride merchandise in stores. Guess how much time Fox News gave each story? If the GOP cared about kids, they'd do something about school shootings and fund lunch programs, not scream at Target employees, ban drag shows, and loosen child labor laws.
Elon Musk's Neuralink wins FDA approval for human study of brain implants by Akriti Sharma
Elon Musk's Neuralink received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its first-in-human clinical trial, a critical milestone for the brain-implant startup as it faces U.S. probes over its handling of animal experiments.

Oh that’s just stellar.

The guy who can’t keep a microblogging site from falling over wants to implant a chip into your brain and get this, wants you to volunteer for the privilege.

Hard fucking pass.

Procrustean Epistemologies, Pt 1: The Allergy Problem
In the last month, two different hospitals both managed to almost kill D by medication errors. At least, I'm insisting they were errors, though such as they were is, I gather, not what is usually considered a "medication error". She was not administered too much, she was not administered someone else's meds, she wasn't administered something other that what was prescribed.