Thoughty Thursday is here to prepare you for the weekend by getting your mental corn popping. You know you need a bit of a boost this time of the week.
Jessica Chia reports that the lack of representation in dermatology can be deadly for people of color. Elle
Alaina Leary: disabled people have worked from home for years. Why did it take a pandemic for everyone else to start? Refinery 29
Nick Pearce: ground-penetrating radar search of Delmas residential school property to begin. Saskatoon Star Phoenix
The tragedy of the influencer. The Take
David Leadbeater: Laurentian University insolvency reflects a structural crisis in Ontario’s neoliberal university system. Academic Matters
Nadia Drake: Jeff Bezos reaches [for] space—a small step for big spaceflight dreams. National Geographic
Relive the Blue Origin “New Shepard” launch with space.com. Last week it was Branson, this week it’s Bezos (and Wally Funk—she’s the best part!). Who’s next?
Jess Romeo: space medicine for the inexperienced astronaut. JSTOR Daily
Katie Hunt reports that the Hubble Space Telescope is operational again after almost a month offline. CNN
Guy Kawasaki interviews Jodi Kantor, the prize-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times and a best-selling author who broke the Harvey Weinstein story with Megan Twohey and Ronan Farrow. Remarkable People podcast
Madeline K. Sofia, Berly McCoy, and Brit Hanson: building a shark science community for women of color. NPR
Are humans the only animals with culture? It’s okay to be smart
Shi En Kim reveals Carla Rhodes’ beautiful moth photographs. [Still think they’re creepy Muppets, but to each their own.] The Smithsonian Magazine
Thank you for visiting. I hope you took away something to inspire a future creative project.
This weekend, I should be posting my next chapter update.
Until then, be well and stay safe!