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State of the Art: Technology and the Human Factor: The Future Could Work, if We Let It

A book offers an optimistic view of the effects of technology, but its arguments have one big blind spot: human behavior.

The Bublcam: Live 360-Degree Video With No Blind Spots

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

At first glance, the bublcam looks kind of like a Poké Ball, but it's actually an impressive HD camera capable of taking completely 360-degree panoramas, live. The spherical little wonder isn't just a fantasy; it works pretty damn well. Read more...

Edwin van der Sar spotted at Man United training ground, to discuss Daley Blind?

With Angel Di Maria a Manchester United player, barring the official announcement, there are expected to be plenty more incomings in the coming days. Daley Blind has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford all summer, following some sterling World Cup displays and as one of Ajax’s best players. The fact Blind can […]

Kurtz: MSNBC 'Reeks'; A 'Travesty' to Allow Al Sharpton on Air

Monday on Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor," media analyst Howard Kurtz slammed MSNBC as a "travesty" with an "an ethical blind spot" for continuing to allow Al Sharpton to be a conduit for the Obama administration and a host on their network. Show More Summary

Cover Your Home: How To Find and Remove Wireless Blind Spots  

WiFi is everywhere and, for most readers, that it includes your home. While desktop computers still frequently use Ethernet, the majority of laptops, tablets and smartphones use WiFi; indeed, the latter two often can’t connect to anything but a wireless network, be it your home router or a carrier’s cellular data. Show More Summary

Bad Feminist: Roxane Gay on the Complexities and Blind Spots of the Equality Movement

2 weeks agoOdd : Brain Pickings

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Sports of The Times: A Judge Strikes a Big Blow at a Hypocritical System

The ruling acknowledges the blind spot that allows colleges to reap the financial rewards built on the talents of young athletes.

Dog Confused: Where Did the Cracker Go?

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

Beau the golden retriever eventually figured it out. But for a moment, as the cracker lay in his blind spot, he had that universal experience of reality not functioning as it should. -via Huffington Post

Girl trouble

JUSTICE Ruth Bader Ginsburg told Katie Couric last week that the Supreme Court has a “blind spot” when it comes to women’s issues. In contrast to the strides it has made in protecting the rights of gays and lesbians— overturning anti-sodomy...Show More Summary

ProFootballTalk: Ravens retooled offensive line is the key to their success

The main weak spot for the Baltimore Ravens last season was their offensive line. GM Ozzie Newsome addressed these holes in the offseason by adding Jeremy Zuttah and Rick Wagner, who will replace Michael Oher on the blind side.

Pro-life daily vid: Ginsburg says male justices have “blind spot”

by Hans Johnson In an interview with Katie Couric for Yahoo! News, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was asked, “All three women justices were in the minority on the Hobby Lobby decision. Do you believe that the five male justices truly understood the ramifications of their decision?” Ginsburg replied:  “I would have to say, no. Show More Summary

'23 Blast' Trailer Tells True Story of Football Player That Goes Blind and Keeps Playing

The trailer for the inspiring new film "23 Blast" tells the true story of Travis Freeman, a high school football player who tragically loses his eyesight, but maintains his spot on the team.

Marketers: Identify and Activate Your ‘Dark Social’ Blind Spot

The following is a guest contributed post from Rebecca Watson, VP of Business Development at RadiumOne It is hard to act on what you can’t see, a concept that has lead marketers to largely ignore ‘dark social’ up until now. The term represents all the instances in which consumers share a brand’s digital content with […]

Law School Dean Thinks Law School Is Important

It's not that Dean Chemerinsky is wrong, it's just that a consistent blind spot clouds his argument...

John Thompson: Jal Mehta's Ten Inconvenient Truths

Jal Mehta, in the Education Week blog Learning Deeply, discusses five inconvenient truths held by both reformers and education traditionalists. I'm not sure why he only mentions five minor blind spots held by reformers. Perhaps Mehta...Show More Summary

Frum, Fallows And The Integrity Of Journalism

Well worth your while. Money quote: Respect is called for. For all their blind spots and flaws, reporters on the scene are trying to see, so they can tell, and the photographic and video reporters take greater risks than all the rest, since they must be closer to the action. For people on the other […]

Ginsburg: Male Justices Have 'Blind Spot' on Women

In an interview with Katie Couric, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was asked whether her male colleagues understood the ramifications for women of their Hobby Lobby decision. " would have to say no," Ginsburg replied. "Contraceptive protection is something every woman must have access to, to control her own destiny.... Show More Summary

Nicholas Kristof: Our Blind Spot About Guns

In the pages of the New York Times, Nicholas Kristof writes an opinion piece titled Our Blind Spot About Guns. Kristof isn’t the brightest bulb, we’ve talked about some of his idiot pieces before. Like the time he thought that we should cut our military, back in 2010 and again the following year when he […]

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