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Fairly small deficit (quarter to half an SD). It doesn't mention controlling for depression, which will have a large effect on cognitive performance.

Very interesting, in particular the motor cortex results, which have also been replicated in fnd patients. CFS is starting to look more and more like a functional brain disorder like fnd.

Apoptosis happens at a cellular level and is controlled by higher systems such as cytokines. You haven't evolved to die, but your cells have evolved to die when instructed to.

Isn’t that the same thing?

No. It's all about gamete survival.

The mechanism has not evolved to "curtail life". The changes that happen in the body with activation of the HPA axis and SNS are beneficial in times of stress. They shift glucose towards the muscles, reduce energy use by the digestive system a, and shift the immune system towards innate immunity in order to deal with immediate threats to the body.

Or the CEO.

Its CEO's flaws are more publicized than any other car companies, but I think it's better to separate the CEO from your everyday car. People most probably do not support evading Japanese sovereign law when driving a Renault, pissing on environmental regulations when driving a VW or maintaining the iron grip of a familial dynasty on South Korea when driving a Samsung.

Compared to the people at this level, most of us here are mere peons trying to find the best fit for our daily driver.

I don't know if any of those things would impact car ownership. One of the main reasons to dislike Musk is his penchant for saying embarrassingly racist, anti-trans or otherwise similar views, although that also wouldn't impact car ownership.

What would be concerning for ownership of his products are his complete botching of twitter in multiple ways, seemingly driving it into the ground, and his mercurial way of running Tesla (removing then adding the ultrasonic sensors, constantly discounting new cars, etc).

> and his mercurial way of running Tesla (removing then adding the ultrasonic sensors, constantly discounting new cars, etc).

Is it much worse than VW patently cheating on regulations, virtually all brands eating reaping your personal data like there is no tomorrow, or Renault deliberately selling flawed engines?

Not that I'm trying to write Musk's hagiography, but the automotive industry is a nest of scandals and anti-customer practices where in the grand scheme of things Tesla is but another link in the chain.

Especially the CEO.

Youre seriously defending these disturbing and threatening letters and tweets? Disagreement is fine. Wishing people dead is clearly not fine. I guarantee he is going to quit or be fired.

The study in the WSJ article shows that life expectancy also increases with moderate drinking.

I believe that. We're well-calibrated to handle some amount, and some people really need that beer or two to bring them down to earth. Definitely contributes to overall happiness.

But it doesn't explain why they can't use the tags to locate the owners. I did find the answer (see my other comment), but it wasn't from this article.

I read the article as well, as there is no info on this at all. After some searching I did find the information in a different article about Canadian airlines:


Air Canada and Westjet both open the bags to look for identifying information so they can contact the owner. Then they donate the bags to charity or dispose of them if they can't locate the owner.

I think the moral of the story is to make sure your bag is well tagged. We have been putting an airtag in my bag for the last few flights, and it works really well. It's a pity there is no Android equivalent, as I have no way of locating my tags on my phone. (I just use an ipad).

Will an air tag help the airline to identify you? That would be rather bad in a privacy sense. I don't think it is easy for you to call the airline and say my bag is in this building etc please give it back to me. my point is that the airline needs to be able to contact you.

Actually, yes -- if you enabled Lost Mode. I have some experience with this situation directly.

On the way home from a trip in December, I dropped an AirTag in the pocket my 3-year-old's stroller and forgot to attach it securely before I gate checked the stroller.

I got the stroller back when we arrived but realized a day later that the AirTag slipped out. I could see it at the AirPort but an ~hour of time trying to recover it wasn't worth it.

I put it in Lost Mode mostly for kicks and when you place it in lost mode you can give people a way to contact you. I left my number.

I watched the AirTag go from my home airport to Scottsboro, Alabama and I knew the lost luggage store was there, so I was confused.

A week or so later I got a call from a service company that handles lost and found for Southwest Airlines. There were able to use an iDevice (presumably) to get my contact information since I had placed the AirTag in Lost Mode. They mailed it back to me for the cost of shipped. I assume if they don't find the owner it goes to the lost luggage store mentioned in the article.

I've just stuck with a single printed page, placed inside the bag and it's outside pockets, with my flight and multiple sets of contact details. However, I haven't lost a bag over hundreds of flights while doing this, so am unsure of the effectiveness.... guess at least the ritual has been working in terms of heading off a loss proactively!

>Will an air tag help the airline to identify you? That would be rather bad in a privacy sense

Apple is pretty careful about preventing that, unless you put the airtag in lost mode and enter your phone number.

There are some news stories about people who have had success getting their bags back using airtags. Yes, the airline does give them the runaround, but with a little persistence, and finding local phone numbers for the baggage office at the airport in question, people have had success.

I think it's just useful for extra peace of mind or information when your bag does go missing.

I see Air Canada has launched a feature on their app which actually tells you where your bag is (based on scanning the regular barcode tags). It's really just the info that the airline has, but I think they did that in response to so many people putting airtags in their luggage. Strangely, passengers like to know where their bag is when it goes missing, and quite often the airline's staff aren't that helpful.

I should say that the only time my bag went missing, it was simply because our connecting flight had been cancelled, and the rampies were slow getting the bags off, so we had to wait for an hour and it eventually came out. I only fly about 5 times a year, so I guess people who fly a lot might experience it more often (or, they just have carry-on bags).

I use Tile for this purpose and they work well. Not as good as airtag, but I don't have an iphone.

The problem is they have a much smaller network than airtags, as much fewer people have a Tile than an iPhone, so I'm not sure how useful it is at actually tracking. What are the chances of a rampie or baggage office employee owning a Tile vs having an iPhone in their pocket?

At airports there is never a problem. I also have recovered my stolen wallet (stashed in the garbage a few blocks away, with IDs still in it) using it. An airtag would always be better, but I really do think Tile is not too bad. Far better than nothing, if you aren't in the Apple ecosystem.

Tile does display the number of users in your area in the app. Not sure how reliable those numbers are but it's regularly in the hundreds in places like busy airports.

Samsung makes a nice tag (https://amzn.to/47Wrlcz) for their Android phones.

It comes with a hole, whereas AirTags require you to purchase an additional case accessory for that feature.

It has a button that can be used to find your phone (makes it ring, even if silenced) or launch custom routines (SmartHome actions like turning on lights, etc.).

They're cheaper than AirTags.

They don't seem to update their location quite as often as AirTags, maybe because there are less Samsung devices walking around, compared to iOS devices.

Seems to only work for Galaxy phones, and I have a Pixel 8. I see Samsung's market share is 16% and dropping. It would be nice to have a pan-android version of airtags, and there are rumours of it happening:


Tile? I think they were even around before Apple's one.

None of the benefits listed apply to the Chevy Bolt, as it uses regen up to 55kW when using the brake pedal. I would assume most modern EVs are the same.

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