Daily Archives: January 16, 2022

Life And Death Really Does Boil Down To Food Choices That We Make – Kim Williams, MD

The Real Truth About Health – Jan 16, 2022

Kim Williams, M.D.

• Past President of the American College of Cardiology

Kim Allan Williams Sr. (born 1955) is an American cardiologist. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and served as its president from 2015 to 2016. He is currently a trustee of the organization. He has board certifications in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, and cardiovascular computed tomography. He has served on the faculty of the Pritzker School of Medicine, the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, and since 2013 at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where he is the head of the cardiology department

Williams has served as president of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, chairman of the Coalition of Cardiovascular Organizations, and chairman of the board of the Association of Black Cardiologists, among other positions.

The internet of everything – Our relationship with the internet| DW Documentary

Jan 16 2022

Is humanity destined for a futuristic utopia? Or are we heading blindly towards life in a nightmarish surveillance state? Both scenarios still seem possible as increased digitalization is turning us into a fully networked society.

The Internet is in the process of infiltrating all aspects of human life. “Reformed techno-utopian” and filmmaker Brett Gaylor ventures into the world of digital invention. Here, he meets people who have made significant contributions to the “Internet of Things.” One of them is Kristina Cahojova. She has developed a device that relays information about fertility from the vagina directly to the cloud. Journalist Nellie Bowles met a victim of domestic violence who was terrorized by her ex-boyfriend in their shared ‘smart’ apartment. Meanwhile, in China, citizens are rewarded for behaving in socially desirable ways. In Toronto, activist Bianca Wylie warns against the Sidewalk Labs project, which turns people into guinea pigs. The documentary poses fundamental questions about people — and their personal data.

US races to meet climate goals under Paris Agreement

Jan 16 2022

Construction has begun on the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States. Washington lags far behind other industrialised nations when it comes offshore wind power. But a big push by the Biden administration to change that is under way, to meet clean-energy commitments made under the Paris Agreement. Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey has more from the New England coast.