What Should Happen to Our Data When We Die?

The new Anthony Bourdain documentary, “Roadrunner,” is one of many projects dedicated to the larger-than-life chef, writer and television personality. But the film has drawn outsize attention, in part because of its subtle reliance on artificial intelligence technology. Using several hours of Mr. Bourdain’s voice recordings, a software company created 45 seconds of new audio…

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Israeli Data Suggests Possible Waning in Effectiveness of Pfizer Vaccine

As Israel struggles with a new surge of coronavirus cases, its health ministry reported on Thursday that although effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine remains high against severe illness, its protection against infection by the coronavirus may have diminished significantly compared with this winter and early spring. Analyzing the government’s national health statistics, researchers estimated that…

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Hat Etiquette:

Hats are one of my favorite ways to accessorize, from retro Audrey Hepburn or Princess Diana styles to the baseball caps in the Louis Vuitton Resort 2022 collection. But I’m fuzzy on hat etiquette (when is it appropriate to wear one indoors?) and I also struggle with how to avoid flattened hair when I take…

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How to Grill Skewers

It’s one of the most elemental cooking techniques: impaling food on a skewer or a stick and cooking it over an open fire. With iterations found throughout the world — the kebabs of the Middle East, the anticuchos of South America, the yakitori of Japan and the suya of Nigeria, to name a few —…

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