“I am the number one determinate for student success” @PrincipalKafele is on fire @cedarhillisd w/the keynote address pic.twitter.com/jyVa3OKLZi — orlando riddick (@opriddick1) July 30, 2015 I don’t know the full context of this statement so this isn’t a personal attack in any way but rather a concern about an attitude that reveals 2 huge issues […]
"The View Adrift." Illustration by Bridget Starr Taylor After a decline in ratings by 16 percent at The View, the daytime juggernaut will need drastic changes to survive another round of not so surreptitious beatings from competitors. Show More Summary
One of the most bizarre events in the recent history of Major League Baseball occurred last night, and many people feel social media is to blame. The New York Mets lost to the San Diego Padres 7-3, but the outcome of the game seemed like an afterthought in the bigger picture. Show More Summary
Jon Stewart only has a few more days until his final signoff on Aug. 6 as host of The Daily Show, but he's not going quietly. The most recent noise revolves around what Politico has labeled Stewart's "secret" meetings with President Obama, a "sinister" description that last night on his...
Lebanese journalist Hayat Mirshad, at loggerheads with TV personality Tony Khalife over social media posts in which she accused him of being a sexist advocate of domestic violence, is in legal hot water. Screen shot of provocative Hayat...Show More Summary
Today in part 5 of his series, music business scholar and entrepreneur George Howard continues his exploration of Blockchain technology in a conversation with venture capitalist Any Weissman who shares his vision of how the technology could be used to create a music rights "Nirvana State". Guest post by George...
Today the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) hosted a Shopfloor briefing for congressional staff about the need to reauthorize theRead the Rest...
If someone was sitting on a veranda somewhere in the Alpha Centauri system, reading about health care in America of planet Earth, one would most likely conclude that the family of viruses known as the common cold are destroying a health system already crippled by a glut of poorly educated physicians practicing their miserable craft […]
In yesterday' interview with Zoe Keating and previous posts in this series, music business scholar and entrepreneur George Howard explored Bitcoin Blockchain and its potential to revolutionize how music is monetized. Today, he interviews musician, artist and inventor Imogen Heap, who is working on her own Blockchain inspired solution to...
Peek inside the factories of Shenzhen to see the phones that don't make their way to America. A pack of Marlboros flips over to reveal an LCD screen. A tiny bluetooth headset squeezes a full T9 keyboard on its face. These are the quirky...Show More Summary
A senior trying yoga for the first time. A bobcat that can’t go back into the wild being cared for. A brother and sister strengthening their English skills after school. These vastly different activities have one thing in common. They’re … Continue reading ?
News from the great Northeast: MEDFORD (CBS) — A Medford police officer is on administrative leave after he was recorded threatening a driver during a traffic stop Sunday night. “I’ll put a hole right through your head,” Detective Stephen Lebert is heard telling the driver, who recorded the heated encounter on his dashboard camera. In the […]
The field of medicine sees advances in miniaturization on a regular basis, but now we’re almost shocked by the fact that researchers at the University of St Andrews in the UK managed to introduce microscopic lasers into the interior of live cells. Show More Summary
TorrentFreak reports on a somewhat unexpected end to a criminal case against an (oddly unnamed) 50-year-old Swedish man who was accused of and admitted to running the servers for the topsite known as Devil. As anti-piracy folks always...Show More Summary
While there are obstacles to its adoption, Bitcoin Blockchain has the potential to revolutionize how music is monetized. Today, in part three of a series, music business scholar and entrepreneur George Howard interviews musician Zoe Keating who sees the technology as a way to empower the musical middle class. Guest...
The newcomer to education news outlets has a not-so-new name attached to it: Campbell Brown, veteran television reporter and former CNN and NBC News anchor, who has in recent years taken on the role of education reform advocate. So far, her celebrity, and her record, have been a mixed blessing as the site looks to...
As part of my northwest Manitoba grain elevator trip, I visited the elevator row in Inglis, Manitoba. I wrote about the outsides of the elevators here and now I'm going to write about the interiors.Inglis has two elevators that are open to the public, the N.M. Show More Summary
Matt Caduff said (about a summer maker camp): When all I bring home is a piece of paper and I picked B instead of C, I don’t have a lot to talk about with my parents and because I picked C and the answer was B I don’t want to talk about it... [...]
Cocaine-swiping judge out on work release. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette] Autozone settles $185 million suit over firing a pregnant worker. [Jezebel] Once Donald Trump shuts up about illegal immigrants, maybe the adults in the room can start talking about the horrific conditions facing legal migrants, specifically those with H-2 visas. Show More Summary
Several hours ago, the World Wrestling Entertainment's website removed all references to Hulk Hogan, the iconic pro wrestler who came to fame in the 1980s. The WWE hasn't revealed the details behind the move. But it appears to be associated...Show More Summary