If thieves wear sneakers, and artists wear Sketchers, do linguists wear Converse?
Elon Musk Mocks SEC Enforcement Above the LawSo weird how a fake asset backed by nothing that you can't use for anything keeps going down. https://t.co/3NTlhnIV7u— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) December 11, 2018
“This year marks the 50th anniversary of Doug Engelbart’s groundbreaking 1968 Demo – also known as “The Mother of All Demos.” It was there at the 1968 Fall Joint Computer Conference that Doug and his team at SRI first presented their seminal work in personal and collaborative computing to the world – this was the debut of the mouse, windows, hypermedia, file sharing, teleconferencing, and much, much more. Use #theDemoat50 on Social Media Planning is in the works for some exciting ways to celebrate, including events this December in Silicon Valley, Tokyo, and more. See our Events page for details, and Activities for fun things to do and see online…”
British stockbroker at centre of £940m money-laundering investigation
Delete All Your Apps Motherboard. “… and the best way to guarantee privacy would be to have a dumb phone, an iPod Touch, or no phone at all.”
San Jose Unveils Tiny Home Prototype for Homeless Residents KQED (David L). A good start, but only for singles, when some homeless are in couples or even families.
Should you stop eating ‘blood avocados’? Guardian
I missed on hearty gossip with lipsy Karl and limpy Janko
Great lunch followed by Mayoral dinner 2GB shock jock Kathy Neilson made Randwick Council mayor