About the project Tepe Gawra, kurdish for “the great mound”, is situated in Northeastern Iraq, 24 km north-east of the Tigris River at Mosul. The site offers an almost continuous sequence of occupation from the 5th to the 2nd millennium BCE. The “Round House” itself dates to the transition from the late Ubaid to the […]
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)