Newsletter No.151 — Nov 22, 2020

Plastic Is a Brilliant Material, Our Relationship with It Is Trash ⊗ Great Sci-Fi About the Future ⊗ Black Death, COVID, and the Renaissance

This week → Plastic is a brilliant material. But our relationship with it is trash ⊗ A guide to great sci-fi about the future ⊗ Black Death, COVID, and why we keep telling the myth of a Renaissance golden age and bad Middle Ages ⊗ With vaccines, the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight ⊗ Love the USPS? Join the Infrastructure Appreciation Society!

A year ago → The most clicked link in issue No.106 was A Better Internet Is Waiting for Us by Annalee Newitz.

To start the next 150 issues, a super quick little poll, three one click questions and you’re done. The first one especially, would be a great help, please click through and answer. Probably takes 20 seconds.