Reading: Hydroxychloroquine: how an unproven drug became Trump’s coronavirus ‘miracle cure’

From Hydroxychloroquine: how an unproven drug became Trump’s coronavirus ‘miracle cure’ Julia Carrie Wong in The Guardian traces the movement of the promotion of hydroxychloroquine as a cure/treatment covid-19, and by whom, and for what: to attempt to hold on to legitimacy. Aaron Shakow, a research associate at Harvard Medical School and historian of medicine,… Continue reading Reading: Hydroxychloroquine: how an unproven drug became Trump’s coronavirus ‘miracle cure’

What I’m reading 7 Jan 2017 through 13 Jan 2017

Will the last person to leave social media please – Another set of reasons to establish one's own blog, wiki, and domain: social sites serve policies for dollars and fold when the dosh runs short. Emerson, Self Reliance. – (DH weblogs socialmedia en3177 ) Cut ‘n Paste Creative Commons Flickr Attribution Helper Now For Medium… Continue reading What I’m reading 7 Jan 2017 through 13 Jan 2017

What I’m reading 19 Dec 2016 through 2 Jan 2017

Language Log » Metaphor of the month – A finer account of language use and Emerson's analysis for the linguist in each of us. Verily. > But it's hard to put "informative Dirichlet priors" into a palatable mass-media sandwich. – (linguistics register ) The Loud, Empty Word That Defines President-Elect Trump – The Daily Beast… Continue reading What I’m reading 19 Dec 2016 through 2 Jan 2017