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Biased Media Coverage of Trump & Clinton Scandals

While a flurry of scandals has emerged about both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the media have devoted significantly more attention to covering the issues pertaining to Trump. ABC, NBC and CBS covered Trump’s scandals for 4 hours and 13 minutes, but spent only 36 minutes covering Clinton’s scandals during the same period, according to […]

On Autobot Autopilot

Post Office | ID, USA Categories: Geeks Rule Non-Dialogue Tags: Post Office It's not until I'm out the door that I realize I'm NOT wearing the book necklace today, but a pendant with the Autobot symbol from Transformers on it. (Read more...) The post On Autobot Autopilot appeared first on Funny & Stupid Customer Stories - Not Always Right.

#IBMWoW cognitive solutions for cyber threat analysis and collaboration

I’ll be attending IBM’s World of Watson 2016 in Las Vegas next week. I’m looking forward to hearing whether government and industry are collaborating any better as a result of the passage of The Cybersecurity Act of 2015. The Cyber Act...Show More Summary

Remember Those Great Volkswagen Ads?

The story of the charming, honest ad campaign DDB created for VW... universally acknowledged to be the greatest and most influential of all time. Directed by Joe Marcantonio - Book available: "Remember Those Great Volkswagen Ads?" from Dial M Films on Vimeo.

Photo: Auckland Lottery Seller

From a street in Auckland New Zealand, these two guys look like they are dreaming of lottery wins. Maybe the guy on the right is promising to share the winnings. The image is dated 1977. Auckland Kiwi Jackpot Seller, 1977

EdTech Market Map

An interesting formulation of a market map for ed tech provided by Flybridge Capital Partners. Not sure when this was first published since some of the information is no longer valid. For example, some businesses have folded and I am pretty sure the Microsoft Surface is no longer available. Show More Summary

The Dakota Access Pipeline Should’ve Happened 10 Years Ago

The showdown in North Dakota between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the company Energy Transfer Partners, which is trying to build a 1,172-mile oil pipeline to Patoka, Illinois, has become both a cause célèbre and a celebrity cause. Show More Summary

Viking ship Waterford

While in the "Viking Triangle" of Waterford, Ireland, I turned a corner and ran across this: Waterford was the last Viking town to fall to the Anglo-Normans. One gets the vague impression that if a few longships were to approach today, not every resident of the town would be displeased.

Last Day to Register for our Fundraising Events Class

This is a reminder that today (Friday, October 21st) is the last day to register for our new class How to Maximize Your Non-Profit Fundraising Events.  Registration closes at 7 PM. During this 7 week online class, you’ll learn everything you need to know to hold the most profitable events ever at your non-profit, including: […]

Yes, Bob Dylan Absolutely Deserves the Nobel

yesterdayMedia / Publishing : Soapbox

A writer, editor, and Dylan expert on why the poet/singer deserves the prize.

Swedish Paper Giant Is Ditching Timber To Focus On Growth Markets: Napkins And Adult Diapers

The CEO of Swedish paper giant SCA is splitting the company to focus on higher growth products -- including adult diapers.

Copyright and Metropolis

Metropolis is one of the most iconic films of all time. However, it's copyright history is unique in that it was public domain for 40 years but isn't now. The post Copyright and Metropolis appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Comedian Agrees To Take Down Parody 'City Of Atlanta' Facebook Page, But Only For Sixty Bucks And Free Trolley Rides

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

As we are quite likely in some kind of golden age for pure snark, a golden age probably in part super-charged by these here internets, it would be nice if the general public likewise had a firm grasp on the protections afforded to us by free speech rights to partake in parody and mockery. Show More Summary

3 Count: Going to 11

Harry Shearer sues for copyright termination of This is Spinal Tap, copyright group says Australia need to revise safe harbors and more! The post 3 Count: Going to 11 appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

It Just Takes One

A physician pushes for reform in Maryland to make ABMS Maintenance of Certification (MOC) voluntary:I have just got off the phone with Mary Beth Carozza, my State Delegate. Following in the wake of legal actions against MOC in OK, MI,...Show More Summary

How Could NSA Contractor Harold Martin Have Been Taking Home Classified Info For 20 Years Without NSA Noticing?

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

A few weeks back, we wrote about the arrest of Harold Martin, an NSA contractor working at Booz Allen, for apparently taking "highly classified information" from the NSA and storing it electronically and physically in his home. There...Show More Summary

Racial and Social Justice: The Intersection Between Professional Athletes and the Labor Movement

This is a historic moment at the intersection of sports and politics. While the anthem protests of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick against police violence are the most visible manifestation of this, we are witnessing...Show More Summary

Team Prenda Loses Big Again: Told To Pay Over $650k For Bogus Defamation Lawsuit

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Welp, it looks like another bad day for Team Prenda. The law firm that went around uploading its own porn films and then shaking down people on the internet has had a bad few years in terms of courts blasting them for abusing the court system and ordering them to pay up for all sorts of awful things. Show More Summary

How Donald Trump's Agenda Hurts Real People: The Case of the Nabisco Workers Who Used to Make Oreos

In this new video, we hear the stories of Ladonna and Michael, two Nabisco workers who made Oreos in Chicago. They are hardworking people who put their heart and soul into making products that provide joy for many Americans. When Mondel?z...Show More Summary

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