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Gorsuch seen by many as smart, modest nominee for high court

It's poker night in a row house on Cranham Street, Oxford, England, and Neil Gorsuch, studying for yet another degree, is feeling down. His housemates decide that what Gorsuch needs … Click to Continue »

Jimmy Breslin, Chronicler and Wise Guy, Dies

Jimmy Breslin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning chronicler of wise guys and underdogs who became the brash embodiment of the old-time, street smart New Yorker, died Sunday at 88 of complications of pneumonia, reports the AP. Breslin was a fixture for decades in New York journalism, notably with the New York Daily...

Jimmy Breslin, chronicler of wise guys and underdogs, dies

Author-columnist Jimmy Breslin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning chronicler of wise guys and underdogs who became the brash embodiment of the old-time, street smart New Yorker, dies Sunday. He was 87. Breslin … Click to Continue »

Steve 'Big Short' Eisman: Smart, Lucky, Abrasive (& Now One Of Them)

Authored by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, I loved Michael Lewis’ book – The Big Short – about the 2008 Wall Street created global financial catastrophe, that is still impacting the little guys on Main Street eight years after it was supposedly resolved by Paulson, Bernanke and Obama. Show More Summary

High School security guard teaches street smarts

Essential Education: Trump's budget plans would take money from California schools March 17, 2017, 9:15 a.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest:President Donald Trump's budget proposal would slash some federal education programs,...

A Brutal Killer and A Smart Businessman: Everyday Photos of Bugsy Siegel from the Peak to the Death

Jewish American infamous mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was born on February 28, 1906 in New York. From his early days as a street thug, he rose to become a feared crime boss, bookmaker and Hollywood playboy who conspired with the likes...Show More Summary

CA: Solution at Hand for Downtown San Rafael SMART Traffic Concerns

Bus stops will not be moved to downtown San Rafael streets as the city's transit center is altered to allow SMART train service to continue to Larkspur, officials said Wednesday.

On the Street…Style Role Model, Milan

  So many young women I know are inspired by Renata!   I think she’s a pretty smart choice as a role model!

GA: City Commission to Consider "Smart Growth" Ordinance

The Brunswick City Commission will consider approval, of a "Complete Streets" Ordinance at its meeting today that would require transportation related projects to include pedestrian and bicycle traffic in their design schemes.

New Residences at Pine & Polk

The Austin San Francisco condominium residences are a collection of smartly designed studio to two-bedrooms from the $600,000s. Sales Center 1557 Pine Street | 415-409-1545

Reconnecting with an old friend on Facebook. Or not.

When I was a little, there was this older kid that lived down the street, and he was shunned by all the other kids. He was shunned because he went to a special school for smart kids. Most everyone else went to either the local Catholic school (as did I) or the public school several…

Smart garbage can turns trash into a game

Waste is a big concern for cities -- after all, no one likes looking at trash on the street. But it ends up there anyway, for various reasons: bins overflow, sometimes they're hard to find and worst of all, some people just don't care what they do with their trash. Show More Summary

Amazon may release new ‘Alexa-powered’ devices that make phone calls later this year (AMZN)

It looks like Alexa will be able to call up your friends sometime soon. Earlier this month, The Wall Street Journal reported that both Amazon and Google were looking to bring voice-calling features to their respective smart speakers,...Show More Summary

2017 BMW 5 Series Review: Precision Meets High-Tech Street Smarts

4 weeks agoTechnology : Tom's Guide

The 5 Series offers all the advances that other luxury carmakers crow about, plus better handling and responsiveness when you want to be the one in control.

Not So Smart Money: Hedge Funds Are Again Underperforming The S&P 500 In 2017

With cross-asset correlation plunging and stock dispersion soaring... ... conventional wisdom on the street predicted that after 7 years of underperformance, 2017 would finally be the year in which hedge funds demonstrated why they are...Show More Summary

How Artificial Intelligence ‘Thinks’

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

AI can beat humans in chess, Go, poker and Jeopardy. But what about emotional intelligence or street smarts?

How Kansas City is turning Main Street into a model for digital downtowns

A new sensor network and public dashboard hint at the potential of smart city technology. The next stage of smart city technology may involve finding a parking space. Last Tuesday, Kansas City, Missouri, unveiled the latest update to...Show More Summary

Amazon and Google Want to Turn Their Smart Home Speakers Into Telephone Replacements

Both Amazon and Google are working on turning their popular AI-based speaker products into replacements for a home telephone, reports The Wall Street Journal. The Amazon Echo and/or the Google Home could be used to make and receive phone calls, with the two companies planning to add the updated functionality as soon as this year. Show More Summary

Google Home and Amazon Echo may soon make phone calls

While Google Home and the Amazon Echo are well-equipped with features already, the companies behind these smart speakers may soon add another major feature. The Wall Street Journal offers a brief report suggesting that both Google and Amazon are working out ways to make the Home and Echo support phone call functionality. However, there are [...]

What Catalyst Will Start The Next Bear Market: Here Is Wall Street's Response

In the latest monthly Fund Managers Survey conducted by Bank of America, virtually none of the biggest "tail risks" noted by Wall Street's smart money (the 175 respondents to the survey collectively run a total of $543 billion) in February was touched upon in January, suggesting Wall Street has a whole new set of things that keep it up at night. Show More Summary

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