Links of Interest: Does the news reflect what we die from? – Our World in Data

Great post about actual vs. perceived risk and amplification by the media. There is a large disconnect between what gets covered in the media and the day-to-day reality for most. How do causes of death in the US match with media coverage and what people search for online? Source: Does the news reflect what we …

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Gedenkschrift – Dr. Richard H. Morrow, Jr.

This post concerns my father-in-law, Dr. Richard ("Dick") Morrow.  He died recently from a fairly rapidly progressive illness that, while surprising and cruel, nonetheless afforded him time to say goodbye to close colleagues and family.  It occurred to me to write this post because, while I know a decent amount about his work from stories …

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