Google has just released the first episode in a new virtual reality series titled Google Immerse VR, which will investigate race, diversity, and identity. The five-minute-long pilot episode, as noted by Engadget, follows Dezzie Dimbitsara,...Show More Summary
The West’s current hysteria about “Russian aggression” ignores the long history of real Western aggression against Russia, now underscored by plans to sharply increase spending on nuclear weapons, note Chuck Spinney and Pierre Sprey. By Chuck Spinney and Pierre Sprey…Read more ?
Slow and steady wins the race — a cliché that could prove profitable for those businesses feeling their way into the Internet of Things. Recent findings from a Red Hat Inc. survey note the enterprise’s deliberate approach to the promising IoT market, seeing a sizable gap between interest in IoT and deployment of IoT projects. Show More Summary
The interminable DNC chair race is so fucking stupid. Trump and the GOP are trying to burn down the government, possibly at Putin’s behest, and we’re wasting time back in internecine flame-throwing campaign mode. And what makes it worse is that the campaign has become a proxy war for those who still want to fight over last year’s primaries. Show More Summary
A column chronicling conversations and events on the awards circuit. And now we are really at crunch time, and although I have talked to a few Oscar voters who have already cast their ballots since final voting opened on Monday many are still waiting closer to next Tuesday’s 5pm deadline to make their decisions. Show More Summary
A blunt and combative Republican who sneers at political correctness. Insurgent candidates striking populist notes. Establishment figures on the defensive. A former TV star with political ambitions. The governor's races … Click to Continue »
PLEASE NOTE THE PREDOMINATE RACE OF THE PEOPLE RECEIVING THIS AID WHAT DID I DO TO HELP? - YOU MAKE ASKNOTHING (In This Case).I have reduced my charitable donations given to MY CHURCH and AMERICAN CHARITIES!!INSTEAD I Have PurposelyShow More Summary
After discovering a hole in Oroville Dam's emergency spillway, officials said late Sunday that they will attempt to plug it using sandbags and rocks. But, as the LA Times notes, they stressed the situation remains dangerous and urged thousands of residents downstream to evacuate to higher ground. Show More Summary
Ready for the week? Here are free iOS apps to have a nice start. (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they will go back at regular price anytime.) Paid apps gone free Ikaro Racing HD : Air Master Introducing the most realistic...Show More Summary
Where they belong Manchester United are out of the title race. That much is clear, and one of their players has admitted just finishing in the top four isn’t really reason to celebrate – note to Arsene Wenger here. Michael Carrick claimed: “It’s not something we’d celebrate, if we finished third, fourth or even second. […]
As one of the hardest cops on the market right now, sneakerheads will be pleased to note two new sightings of Pharrell’s vaunted “Human Race” NMD. The new leaks come courtesy of G.O.O.D Music Prez Pusha T and ol’ Skateboard P himself. In an Instagram post, what looks like Pharrell can be seen stuntin’ by the […]
Colton Haaker Takes the Win After Two Major Upsets (Note: Official results not available at the time the story was written. Link to Preliminary Results here. Check back for updates.) The 2017 King of the Motos was nothing if not dramatic: injuries, penalties, night racing and a totally new format. Show More Summary
Rachel Maddow traces some of the recent strains of racism within the Republican Party and its overlap with new Donald Trump hires and notes that what may...
Editor's note: Sasha Kohan is one of three recipients of the Sundance Institute's Roger Ebert Fellowship for Film Criticism for 2017. “I don’t know what year it is, but it’s not 2014," says a man in the driver’s seat, as a camera and an audience are led on a nighttime tour around Ferguson, Missouri. Show More Summary
Further to my earlier post, I want to note that I am not suggesting for a moment that Australia holds any high moral ground when it comes to immigration and race relations. It isn’t what anyone would call a good actor in this situation. Its attempt to fob off a thousand refugees on America is […]
IN THE MAIL: From David Baron, American Eclipse: A Nation’s Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World. (Note from Glenn: I actually read this last week and it’s very good.) Plus, today only at Amazon, Save on select Black & Decker vacuum cleaners. Tents, Sleeping Bags, […]
The presidential inauguration may have added tension between some Republicans and Democrats, but one waitress who joined the Women’s March shared a surprisingly unifying moment with a Donald Trump-supporting customer this week. Rosalynd...Show More Summary
In difficult times, the work of explaining America to itself and the world becomes ever more crucial.
LOVE TRUMPS HATE: 3 White Men Leave Black DC Waitress $450 Tip With Note: ‘Not Race. Not Gender. Just American.’ As someone said recently, “When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice.”
In the race to outdo each other and fund their growth, India’s leading e-commerce firms — Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal— have somehow