Bernard Werber: Living in isolation may become new norm | SophieCo. Visionaries

Crises like the one we’re going through right now are good at revealing who we really are. We discussed humankind’s revelations with Bernard Werber, best-selling science fiction author and philosopher. Follow @SophieCo_RT Instagram Sophieco.visionaries Podcast https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/sophieco-visionaries Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK … Read more Bernard Werber: Living in isolation may become new norm | SophieCo. Visionaries

Michigan Floods: Midland Lake Left Nearly Empty After Dam Fails

Authorities and residents were assessing damage Thursday as floodwaters from heavy rains that overtook two dams retreated in some mid-Michigan communities and continued to threaten others further downriver. Those who live along Wixom Lake in Midland County’s Hope Township are wondering when, or if, water will return to their beloved lake. “I’m sick about it. … Read more Michigan Floods: Midland Lake Left Nearly Empty After Dam Fails

New York’s MTA is Launching an Ultraviolet Light Device to Kill Coronavirus

New York’s Metropolitan Authority (MTA) is launching an ultraviolet light pilot program to decontaminate public transport to prevent the spread of coronavirus, AP reports. “It’s not science fiction,” said Dr. David Brenner, Director of the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, who’s scientists are working on the project. For the 1st … Read more New York’s MTA is Launching an Ultraviolet Light Device to Kill Coronavirus

When Fiction Seems Like Reality

May.20 — P.W. Singer, author and strategist at New America, discusses the novel he co-authored with August Cole, “Burn-In.” The book explores a future America where AI, robotics and remote work are more common. He and his co-author were among the experts warning of the coming pandemic and ensuing disaster. He speaks with Emily Chang … Read more When Fiction Seems Like Reality

Could Vitamin D Help Protect You From The Virus? | This Morning

As the forecast turns towards scorching sunshine, new reports this week have suggested a link between vitamin D deficiency and the severity of the Coronavirus. Dr Chris separates fact from fiction when it comes to this important vitamin, and gives his advice on how to make sure you’re getting the right amount. Broadcast on 20/05/20 … Read more Could Vitamin D Help Protect You From The Virus? | This Morning

Liz Nugent reveals where she found the inspiration for “Our Little Cruelties” | The Works Presents

See more at: http://www.rte.ie/player Crime fiction writer Liz Nugent tells John Kelly how she turned her vivid imagination into international best sellers. Liz has spent over 20 years working in Irish theatre, television and film, as well as being a multiple award-winning author. Her four novels “Unraveling Oliver”, “Lying In Wait”, “Skin Deep” and the … Read more Liz Nugent reveals where she found the inspiration for “Our Little Cruelties” | The Works Presents

Liz Nugent shares how she feels to be described as a feminist crime novelist | The Works Presents

See more at: http://www.rte.ie/player Crime fiction writer Liz Nugent tells John Kelly how she turned her vivid imagination into international best sellers. Liz has spent over 20 years working in Irish theatre, television and film, as well as being a multiple award-winning author. Her four novels “Unraveling Oliver”, “Lying In Wait”, “Skin Deep” and the … Read more Liz Nugent shares how she feels to be described as a feminist crime novelist | The Works Presents

Charlie Brooker and coronavirus: “The world has stolen my ‘nightmare fuel'” – BBC Newsnight

TV presenter and screenwriter Charlie Brooker talks to Emily Maitlis about coronavirus and what happens when life begins to imitate fiction. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F What happens when you’re a dystopian comedy fiction creator who constantly thinks the worst is about to happen – and then we all end up in a cataclysmic … Read more Charlie Brooker and coronavirus: “The world has stolen my ‘nightmare fuel’” – BBC Newsnight

Dr Zoe Tells Us How Effective The Virus ‘Immunity Tests’ Really Are | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF As the US government grants a licence for a test meant to detect antibodies to the Coronavirus and help identify those who may have developed immunity, why haven’t the makers of a similar UK test been given NHS approval, and how accurate are they? Dr Zoe joins us to separate … Read more Dr Zoe Tells Us How Effective The Virus ‘Immunity Tests’ Really Are | This Morning

Disease Expert Compares Contagion to Covid-19 | Cause + Control | WIRED

Dr Seema Yasmin, pandemic expert and former epidemic intelligence officer, examines the 2011 film “Contagion” and compares the Hollywood feature to the current Covid-19 pandemic. The prescient film got a lot of things right, but plenty of the movie’s main points were pure fiction. Dr. Yasmin combs through the picture, offering her professional insights. WIRED … Read more Disease Expert Compares Contagion to Covid-19 | Cause + Control | WIRED

Press Freedom and Tackling Disinformation & other topics – Daily Briefing (4 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: SG/COVID pledging COVID/Africa children Cameroon Ghana Lebanon Central Sahel Somalia Abyei Mali/Burkina Faso Press freedom SECRETARY-GENERAL/PRESS FREEDOM Today, the Secretary-General took part in the online High-Level Dialogue on Press Freedom and Tackling Disinformation in the COVID-19 pandemic Context. That was hosted … Read more Press Freedom and Tackling Disinformation & other topics – Daily Briefing (4 May 2020)

Coronavirus: Tracking the Outbreak, or Spying on People? | The Listening Post (Full)

A note for our viewers: The COVID-19 pandemic is a news story like no other, and as life as we know it grinds to a halt, The Listening Post team – like so many journalists across the globe – have put this week’s show together from home. We will get better at it! On The … Read more Coronavirus: Tracking the Outbreak, or Spying on People? | The Listening Post (Full)

Coronavirus myths: How to identify which viral posts aren’t true

Doctors help ABC News’ Diane Macedo break down coronavirus fact versus fiction. ABC News Live Prime, Weekdays at 7EST & 9EST WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc

Kenyan health and science reporter on emerging diseases

The outbreak has been accompanied by a tide of misinformation with myths and fake news flooding social media, causing panic. Verah Okeyo, a senior health and science reporter at Kenya’s Nation Media Group, shares how she tackles misinformation and separates fact from fiction. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store … Read more Kenyan health and science reporter on emerging diseases

Deadly Disinformation: COVID-19 in Trump’s America | The Listening Post (Full)

On The Listening Post this week: What happens to Trump’s disinformation when it comes up against the science of COVID-19? And, the media outlets that have chronicled Lebanon’s uprisings. Deadly Disinformation: COVID-19 in Trump’s America With the coronavirus grinding life to a halt around the world, people are searching for reliable information. But what if … Read more Deadly Disinformation: COVID-19 in Trump’s America | The Listening Post (Full)