Collective Dreaming, Grandparent Hugs, and the Soft Return of the NBA

Four stories we’re following about the coronavirus today

  • The psychological toll of the coronavirus has bled into our slumbering hours, triggering a global phenomenon that the AP refers to as “collective dreaming.” Surveys of Covid-19 dreamers reveal some common themes, like “a safe place suddenly being overtaken by the virus.”
  • The current silence from companies like DeepMind, OpenAI, Facebook AI Research, and Microsoft — huge firms that hype A.I.’s

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

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Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.