Gongol.com Archives: July 2018

Brian Gongol


July 21, 2018

The United States of America Some favorite Presidents

The obvious choices: Lincoln and Washington. Other very good names: Eisenhower, Coolidge, and T Roosevelt. Those who should be lauded for the totality of their contribution to the public good (even if they weren't necessarily great Presidents): Hoover, Grant, Madison, Jefferson, and J Adams. All compare favorably with the one who merely thinks he's the "favorite President".

Computers and the Internet Garbage in, (inexplicable quasi-religious) garbage out

If you put a bunch of nonsense into Google Translate, it might just spit out something that looks like it came from the Book of Revelation

Health The first test-tube baby is 40

How's that for a cultural touchstone?

Health Antibiotic resistance is growing and research is in the decline

If antibiotics have moved into "public goods" territory, we might have to start subsidizing them in the public interest.

Iowa Ragbrai is about to begin

A warning to motorists in Iowa for the next week

Broadcasting Show notes - Brian Gongol Show on WHO Radio - July 21, 2018

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