Is this the End of the Age of Bragging?

The greatest things you can brag about now is having a roof over your head, staying healthy, maybe still having a job, and being surrounded by loved ones. All our online and offline chest-thumping now seem superfluous.

Another Pandemic Is Coming. Will We Be Ready?

Unless we make the investments needed in science and engineering, we will continue to suffer needless deaths and economic catastrophe on the scale of the COVID-19 crisis.