After a long hiatus, what I Read Today is back with the coolest fossil bird of the decade, a piece on the disgusting prevalence of Islamaphobia, and an inspiring lecture from a visionary data scientist.
Incredibly well-preserved, paper thin bones of long extinct Pelagornis sandersi reveal it to be the largest known flying bird ever discovered.
- Islamophobia Today: A Muslim American journalist explains how she became the story at a Texas GOP event
A thought-provoking piece by Heba Said, a Muslim American woman, about her experience at the GOP convention, and the terrible lack of empathy people showed when she reported on how she was treated at the convention.
The chief data scientist of Salesforce, J.P. Rangaswami, discusses how incredible the future could be.