Corning's highly engineered glass, with companion technologies, will help shape our world ...
A Day Made of Bohemian Glass: Unpacked. The Story Behind Corning's Vision
Meanwhile, here: prominent Harvard Law professor says “rule of law” and “First Amendment” are “almost entirely without content” [David Bernstein on views of Mark Tushnet]
Federal Telework: Better Guidance Could Help Agencies Calculate Benefits and Costs, GAO-16-551: Published: Jul 15, 2016. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 2016: “With over 1 million federal employees eligible for telework in 2013, federal agencies are fully engaged in incorporating telework as a standard human capital flexibility.
Berlin's Startup Hub Wants To Prove It's More Than Just A Scene
World Economic Forum: “The report, Risk Mitigation Instruments in Infrastructure: Gap Assessment, offers a framework for institutions to assess gaps in the provision of risk-mitigation instruments and to mobilize much-needed long-term infrastructure investment in emerging and developing economies.
Man may […] be master of his fate, but he has a precious poor servant. It is easier to command a lapdog or a mule for a whole day than one's own fate for half-an-hour.
— Hilaire Belloc who will never be able to read about the fate of the Cold River as he died in 1870
Fail Fast: Komedian Glynn Nicholas on Trust, HuMan Konnektion, Laughter essential ingredients for small business success
This small business guy used over 80,000 old photos to create a Google Street map of New York City in the 1800s
~ Quote from an evening walk...
GSK and Google parent forge $715 million bioelectronic medicines firm Reuters
"People here pride themselves on a kind of militant open-mindedness," Manjoo writes. "It is the kind of place that will severely punish any deviations from accepted schools of thought."
~Mr. Manjoo and his editor need to read what he writes more attentively.
Two villages either side of the Apurimac River in Peru must rebuild the rope bridge linking their communities every year. You wonder: why don't they build a modern one that lasts? Then you watch the video and you know why. Every year, this scary rope bridge over a river must be replaced
Hour’s activity ‘offsets sedentary day’ BBC
On Tuesday, film industry house organ Variety ran the headline, “Box Office Meltdown: Hollywood Races to Win Back Summer Crowds.”
Debt Collectors’ Abuses Prompt Consumer Agency to Propose New Rules New York Times
There is that platitude in smug work groups: We work hard, we play hard...
Miss South Dakota, a knife and fee sharing — this attorney suspension has everything but the kitchen sink. [Legal Profession Blog]
Using legal technology to help low-income Americans get legal services. [Law360]
“Filmmakers, photographers, artists, authors, designers, musicians, and others reported that their project led to professional growth, greater earnings, and career advancement.”
AVC Kickstarter’s Impact On Cold River and Other The Creative Economies
Crowd funding site Kickstarter has helped generate more than $5.3 billion for creators and their communities, according to a new study
Forbes: Woman Sentenced To Jail For Pretending To Be A Tax Attorney, by Kelly Phillips Erb:
NSW Behavioural Insights CoP, 4/8/16. We have put together a short publication on some of the ways biases can affect decision making in the recruitment process and examples of evidence-based behavioural interventions that could prevent and overcome these biases. These interventions, coupled with structural changes, could help to drive diversity in our workplaces.
Judge orders suspect to cover his tattoos with makeup for trial (also a semi-noisy video at that link)
New online literary magazine for artificial intelligence only
“He envisions a society where each person can express himself or herself in a manner that enriches everyone – in the way that an orchestra harnesses the gifts of its members or a potluck becomes more fun when many people bring their signature dish.”
"If you want to go places you've never been before-you have to think in ways you've never thought before. Cold River or another doorstopper - this book below will teach you how: ;-)"
*How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
-JEFF PLAGGE is president and CEO of Northwest Financial Corp., Arnolds Park, Iowa'
I remember the old fashion ways with fondness ... The internet of things (IoT) refers to the network of interconnected physical devices and equipment, in which those devices are capable of collecting, sending and receiving data autonomously, predominantly via wireless communications
Gartner Says Worldwide IoT Security Spending to Reach $348 Million in 2016
"It's OK to Hold Police to a Higher Standard": Online today at Bloomberg View, law professor Noah Feldman has an essay that begins, "Can police be held to a higher standard than civilians? The Ohio Supreme Court said no last week, in striking down a law that criminalizes sex between a police officer and a minor."
Off-duty cop refused service at McDonald’s in Texas.
Related: Virginia police officer refused service at Noodles & Co.; Two employees fired for their ‘inexcusable actions.’
Google Scholar Releases 2016 Journal Rankings, Controversy Ensues:
Against Injustice: Corbyn launches his campaign Defend Democracy
Astronauts who reach deep space ‘far more likely to die from heart disease’ Independent
How to Run a Successful Mobile Crowdsourcing Project
You Smeared and Sneered at Polite People. Now You’re Shocked at What You’re Getting Instead
Photographer Puts Her Images In Public Domain; Getty Picks Them Up And Charges Others To License Them; Photographer Sues Getty For $1 Billion