We’re all climate change deniers at heart | Oliver Burkeman | Comment is free | The Guardian.
Death Of Northern White Rhino Leaves Only Six Left In Existence | ThinkProgress.
Al Gore speaking for a bit:
Superintelligent AI Could Wipe Out Humanity, If We’re Not Ready for It | Motherboard.
Rays “are actually worse off” than sharks, says a scientist who mostly blames fin soup and bycatch. Ancient And Vulnerable: 25 Percent Of Sharks And Rays Risk Extinction
The train was crossing through a so-called elephant corridor in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district, where collisions are frequent. Five of the animals were killed. Train in India Hits Elephants Crossing Track
When a computer malfunctions, we do not punish it. We track down the problem and fix it, usually by replacing a damaged component, either in hardware or software. Isn’t the murderer or the rapist just a machine with a defective component? Or a defective upbringing? Defective education? Defective genes? Richard Dawkins