In 1985 Apple, the company Steve Jobs cofounded, sent the executive packing. Getting kicked to the curb by your employer can certainly be demoralizing. As Jobs said in a 2005 commencement speech at Stanford University, "What had been...Show More Summary
The MTV Video Music Awards went down last night, and besides the performances, and Yeezy’s speech, many tuned in to see what their favorite stars wore to the festivities. This year’s red carpet arrivals were loaded with plenty of wi...
Chair Yellen’s much-awaited Jackson Hole speech has been touted in the media as suggesting that there will soon be a second rate hike to follow the FOMC’s December 2015 move. However, many have noted that there...
For two decades, it was kept inside of a Harry Truman biography for safekeeping.
Above: Why Do These Monsters Hate Free Speech? The University of Chicago “safe spaces” letter does have one virtue: it’s produced some excellent writing debunking the dense web of strawpersons and urban legends and random anecdotes that seem to be pervasive in discussions of these issues. Mark Tushnet on trigger warnings: That, I think, is […]
In 'The Kingdom of Speech,' the best-selling writer looks at the study of linguistics.
The days of #CalTay are over and they will never, ever, ever be back again. On Sunday night, Calvin Harris took home the award for Best Male Video for “This Is What You Came For” at the MTV Video Music Awards. Since he wasn’t at theShow More Summary
In his new book The Kingdom of Speech, Tom Wolfe argues that speech and not evolution is responsible for the many achievements of humans. Wolfe, the author of The Right Stuff and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, went on NPR the other day to talk about the book. Show More Summary
In India’s latest violation of free speech, Kashmiri police cut mobile data following the death of a popular militant.
The Republican candidate has promised to address the subject Wednesday in Arizona, where he expects a huge crowd. What he’ll tell them is a mystery.
Before Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards, the network announced that it was giving rapper/visionary Kanye West four minutes to do whatever he wanted. The Internet was abuzz with speculation about what would happen -- after all, it was at the VMAs in 2009 that West interrupted Taylor Swift and at the... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Kanye West
Trump is expected to finally outline his immigration proposals during a speech Wednesday, the campaign said.
DONALD TRUMP. His campaign is selling an LGBTQ for Trump t-shirt. REINCE PRIEBUS. Trump to deliver “major” immigration speech: You’re going to find out from Donald Trump very shortly. He’s going to be giving prepared remarks on thisShow More Summary
On the 53rd anniversary of his "I Have a Dream" speech
Ever since Donald Trump brought on his all new, all-not-Putin-puppets campaign team, his once clear round ‘em up, ship ‘em out immigration policy has become plagued by a softening and embarrassing confusion and angry blame and excuses. Over the weekend, Trump’s team provided perfect clarity on Trump’s immigration policy. Pence: Let’s be very clear. Show More Summary
My friends, have you heard the good news? The University of Chicago has struck a bold blow against the forces of political correctness and the opponents of free speech with a searing letter declaring that it won't be babying its students by sullying syllabi with "trigger warnings." I for one... Continue reading
Zoe: My 3-year-old son was just placed in a special ed school without my consent. He has an IEP for speech, and a few weeks ago, the team met for Continue Reading ?
Submitted by Mac Slavo via SHTFPlan.com, It seems that Donald Trump’s recent speech urging black Americans to vote for him because of failing Clinton and Obama policies has not fallen on deaf ears. African Americans, who have for decades...Show More Summary
Awards get distributed at the MTV Video Music Awards, but the show is not really about that. It's really about the moments. And one of the top moments this year was Drake's speech as he presented Rihanna with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. Drake and Rihanna are two of the four most... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Drake Rihanna
Speech recognition software used to be awful. It couldn't deal with background noise, its vocabulary was limited and it was awkward to use in public. But we've come a long way. A new speech recognition system can transcribe English or Mandarin about three times faster than humans can type on a smartphone, according to a recent study. Show More Summary