About the project The exhibition “Gilgamesch. Archäologie einer unsterblichen Gestalt im Alten Orient” provides an insight into one of the oldest literary texts known today – the epic of Gilgamesh, the mythical king of ancient Uruk. This fascinating 5-millenia-old epic tells the story of Gilgamesh and his profound catharsis, charting his transformation from despotic and […]
Today is Independence Day in the US. You’re not really celebrating freedom if you don't support the right to seek safety. 🎆 🎇
in some future year
we shall be worthy
of days of celebration
but in the present year
we should only observe
days of mourning.
Covid (@UCSF) Chronicles, Day 838
The die is now cast: BA.5 is destined to be our dominant virus.
In today’s 🧵I discuss the implications on the course of the pandemic, and how to think about responding.
(I use “BA.5” & not “BA.4/5” since BA.5 is poised to outrun BA.4.). (1/25)