Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Accenture Is like A Small Town

Astrophysicist and Author Janna Levin Reads “Berryman” by W.S. Merwin: Some of the Finest and Most Soul-Salving Advice on How to Stay Sane as an Artist

Tonic for living with that sacred, terrifying uncertainty with which all creative work enters the world.

“The worthiest poets have remained uncrowned till death has bleached their foreheads to the bone,” Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote, not fully knowing — or perhaps not knowing at all — that she wasrevolutionizing the art of her time.

How a small town reclaimed its aged care home and turned a profit for 10 years

After a brief stint in the north-west New South Wales town of Ashford, the 82-year-old great grandmother returned to Bundarra last year when a bed became available at the town's only aged care facility, the Grace Munro Centre.
An 11-bed regional aged care facility is about to celebrate its 10th anniversary as a community-owned organisation, which has kept jobs and residents in town while proving the viability of an innovative new model for aged care.

UK report blasts Huawei for network security incompetence TechCrunch (original).

How Sovereign Citizens Helped Swindle $1 Billion From the Government They Disavow NYT. $1 billion over 1990 to 2013, from 600 schemes. Pikers

2019 Ninth Annual Cost of Cybercrime Study
Accenture, March 2019. The report, The Cost of Cybercrime: unlocking the value of improved cybersecurity protection, quantifies the growing cost of cybercrime by analysing trends in malicious activities over time.

The Music Stars Of Social Media

How are these young people, in their teens and young twenties, getting so much streaming play on Spotify? “These artists have virtually no media profile, no radio play, most don’t seem to have a record deal and they barely give interviews.” YouTube. YouTube. You. Tube. – The Guardian (UK)