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AI will create ‘useless class’ of human, predicts bestselling historian Guardian
Scott Alexander survey post on the value of good teachers Memories of Tatranka's Marta Chamilova keep marching in...
Is Finnish youth culture turning sour?
You go out drinking, and shit happens. But four times? Fuhgeddaboutit. As reported in the The Police Blotter in The Brooklyn Paper [88th Precinct (Fort Greene–Clinton Hill)]
News Malchkeon can use: Six Surprising Tips for Choosing Seats on an Airplane
Scientists Say Nuclear Fuel Pools Pose Safety, Health Risks Slashdot
“Uncertainty” Meme Refuses to Die… The Big Picture
“If police tell you about a good body shop after an accident, beware this one thing.” [@clickbaitSCOTUS on Ocasio v. U.S.]
AT ROOT, Facebook’s Problems Are A Diversity Problem
Money Doesn’t Buy as Long a Life as It Used To Bloomberg As we said in 2007, highly unequal societies create a lifespan cost even on the wealthy.
Shakespeare had it right: “My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart, concealing it, will break.” Past is A Foreign Marriage ...
Jacqui Lambie inside kitchen cabinet
So many of us think that we have to be PERFECT, the reality is that it is not possible. MEdia Dragons are as perfect as it comes - sorry to disappoint so many souls at East Attitude ;-)
Not so much intergenerational mobility in Florence over the course of six centuries. And family dynasties in the Nordics
Colin Stretch, Facebook General Counsel – News Release: “Last week we met with Chairman of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee John Thune to describe our investigation in response to anonymous allegations of political bias in our Trending Topics feature and to discuss the preliminary results of our work. Today, we sent Chairman Thune a follow up letter setting out our findings and conclusions.
TaxGrrrl, Woman Denies Using Mexican Folk Curse To Intimidate Witness, Admits Tax Fraud
20 centuries before the state Revenue Estimating Committee, there was the Nilometer
"Stevens says Supreme Court decision on voter ID was correct, but maybe not right": Robert Barnes has this article in today's edition of The Washington Post.
"'The White Man's Burden': A Frank And Funny Interview With Justice Clarence Thomas." David Lat has this post at "Above the Law."
"Quick Question: What Am I Supposed To Be Doing Right Now?" Merrick Garland has this commentary online today at The Onion.
"Citizen Brandeis: A 20th-century giant of the Supreme Court offers lessons about politics today." David Rennie has this essay in the current issue of The Economist.
The Kama Sutra has long been misunderstood as a handbook on what to do in bed. It is, in fact, a series of devious Hot River ......
CTIA® released its annual survey results, which found Americans used 9.6 trillion megabytes (MB) of data in 2015, three times the 3.2 trillion MB in 2013. This is the equivalent of consumers streaming 59,219 videos every minute or roughly 18 million MB:
Smartphones are the number one wireless device in the U.S. and still growing
- There were more than 228 million smartphones, which was up almost 10 percent from 2014. 70 percent of the population now owns a smartphone.
- There were more than 41 million tablets on wireless networks, up 16 percent from 2014.
Disproving Our Preconceived Notions of Animal Intelligence Truthout
Joe Biden stuns morning show anchors with a heartfelt note to his 12-year-old self
Primo Levi's handrail
Marie Food Glorious Food and Melbourne Made Musika