Biologist Carl Bergstrom on coronavirus, misinformation and why we weren't prepared

There are a lot of information gaps when it comes to the COVID-19 coronavirus virus. University of Washington professor Carl Bergstrom is one of the scientists desperately trying to fill them.
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Google gets federal OK to operate subsea cable from Taiwan to US as it nears maximum capacity in Asia

The company applied for the clearance on April 2, saying it had an “immediate need” as it saw a potential for its systems to reach maximum capacity in the Asia-Pacific region within the next six months,
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While parents Zoom, their kids are flocking to an app called Roblox to hang out and play 3D games

Less than two months after $150 million in a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz, educational gaming platform Roblox is seeing surging usage from kids who can’t go to school.
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The Three Equations for a Happy Life, Even During a Pandemic

It seems strange to launch a column on happiness during a pandemic. The timing is, well, awkward, isn’t it? Maybe not. We’re stuck at home; our lives on COVID time have slowed to a near halt. This creates all sorts of obvious inconveniences, of course. But in the involuntary quiet, many of us also sense an opportunity to think a little more deeply about life. In our go-go-go world, we rarely get the chance to stop and consider the big drivers of our happiness and our sense of purpose.
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