PS5 ‘Superior’ to Xbox Series X in a Lot of Ways, But Devs Seem Disappointed by Sony’s Communication

Much has already been said about how Sony’s custom, super fast SSD could be a real game changer, with developers in particular expressing real excitement over the PlayStation 5 hardware. But with Mark Cerny’s dry deep dive presentation, it’s clear that Sony made a mistake — at least from a marketing perspective. And interestingly, it’s…

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How Social Distancing Became Social Justice

Covid-19 has brought the science of epidemiology into public discourse in ways that not even SARS or Ebola outbreaks did. The merits of hand washing are now unprecedentedly appreciated, and the citizen-science public has an increasingly strong handle on how Covid-19’s contagiousness and lethality influence our prospects. Our understanding of Covid’s contagiousness is best captured…

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