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Amazon working on first wearables to interact with Alexa

Amazon working on first wearables to interact with Alexa: It looks like Amazon will be bringing one of my predictions to market: Alexa Glasses, where the mobile wearer could communicate with Alexa without having to open a smart phone app. Show More Summary

"From Kosovo to Silesia the competing claims of distinct ethnic groups to self-determination have..."

“From Kosovo to Silesia the competing claims of distinct ethnic groups to self-determination have been the most prominent sources of conflicts within and across state boundaries.” - | Stefan Wolff | Can Forced Population Transfers Resolve Self-determination Conflicts? A European Perspective

Justin Gillis | The Real Unknown of Climate Change: Our Behavior

Justin Gillis | The Real Unknown of Climate Change: Our Behavior: Our leaders have totally let us down on global warming. Like the debt owed on pensions and infrastructure, our leaders have dithered for generations until the point that global warming is an inescapable present reality. Show More Summary

@MayaDroeschler

@MayaDroeschler: The similarity between the personality traits we want in our leaders and the traits we don’t want in our leaders is striking. http://pic.twitter.com/BXCaG23f9d — Maya Drøschler (@MayaDroeschler) September 18, 2017

How bigly of an idiot is Trump? Take a look at his Big Coal policies.

Trump grandstanded during the election and since about how he was going to save – or restore– the jobs of coal miners, and deregulate so that coal could remain in use for the indefinite future. But, even with Scott Pruitt’s insanity at the EPA, it’s not happening, because coal is stupid. Show More Summary

"The guerrilla wins if he does not lose. The conventional army loses if it does not win."

“The guerrilla wins if he does not lose. The conventional army loses if it does not win.” - p>| Henry Kissenger

Beacon Police running a checkpoint on Main St for vehicles not yielding to pedestrians

I almost couldn’t believe my eyes. After living in Beacon seven years, and experiencing drivers on Main Street ignoring me and others in crosswalks, I’ve seen several incidents that show Beacon police making serious efforts to change...Show More Summary

Working Knowledge: A series of essays trying to be a book

I’ve screwed around all summer with the plans and pieces of a writing project, and I think I’ve figured out what I am going to do.  The project is Working Knowledge, a series of essays to be written in the coming months about the past, present, and future of work. Show More Summary

"There was once a place I loved. It still exists. I could be there by tonight. But the house that was..."

“ There was once a place I loved. It still exists. I could be there by tonight. But the house that was there is gone and without that place to land, to sit on the porch and watch the sky, it’s not a place for me. I ache for this place. Show More Summary

Annaliese Griffin | Amazon’s takeover of Whole Foods is a fascinating experiment in class identity

Annaliese Griffin | Amazon’s takeover of Whole Foods is a fascinating experiment in class identity: How and where we spend our money has a great deal to do with class identity, as Elizabeth Currid-Halkett, the James Irvine Chair in urban...Show More Summary

Corner Store-in-a-Box, Bodega, draws fire

A venture-backed start-up that is putting convenience items in kiosks for apartment lobbies, offices, gyms, and dorms has drawn heat for saying they want to disrupt the neighborhood mom-and-pop corner stores, known as bodegas in many areas. Show More Summary

Dear Bombfell - That is not the way I’ve always wanted to look. Not at all. Stowe PS About the...

Dear Bombfell - That is not the way I’ve always wanted to look. Not at all. Stowe PS About the ‘Bombfell’ thing… WTF?

Word of the Day: Fatberg

fat·berg /fat?b?r?/ noun BRITISH a very large mass of solid waste in a sewage system, consisting especially of congealed fat and personal hygiene products that have been flushed down toilets.“repairs on 20 meters of damaged pipe affected by the fatberg started on Monday”

Bernie Sanders | Why We Need Medicare for All

Bernie Sanders | Why We Need Medicare for All: Bernie Sanders says it’s time for Medicare for All: In the wealthiest country on the planet, people shouldn’t be deprived of health care simply because they can’t afford it. […] On Wednesday...Show More Summary

"Ed Finn: One thing that I’ve been thinking about a lot is the notion of time as a cultural..."

“ Ed Finn: One thing that I’ve been thinking about a lot is the notion of time as a cultural construct, something that changes across different cultures. Do you think that our broader social relationship to the whole idea of the future...Show More Summary

Macron versus The Left

Emmanuel Macron has not made friends among the French left in the past months, and now he’s facing union-led strikes against his efforts to ‘reform’ the country’s labor laws: Nicholas Vinocur | Macron vs the streets: What to expect from...Show More Summary

Hurricane Price Gouging Is Despicable, Right? Not to Some Economists

Hurricane Price Gouging Is Despicable, Right? Not to Some Economists: Is price ‘gouging’ during emergencies evil or beneficial to all? In a small slice of the world of economists and businesses, there is a fascinating debate about the...Show More Summary

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