Tuesday, December 22, 2020

"Early Humans in Peru More Advanced Than We Thought, Had Reached Sony Walkman/Friendster Stage of Development"

 Another repost, this one from 2017:

I am so sorry about the headline. I blame FT Alphaville's David Keohane.

Today's Further Reading post included the link "‘Washington Post’ reporter frustrated every space in parking garage taken up by anonymous source." and I think I internalized the style while choking on a pastry.

Here's the straight read, from Sputnik:

Ancient Knowledge: Early Humans in Peru More Advanced Than We Thought 

Much to everyone's surprise, archaeologists found traces of a prehistoric civilization in coastal Peru that inhabited those territories much earlier than previously thought. Moreover, those humans were advanced enough to use clever techniques and have complex social networks.....MORE

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