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Elsewhere for November 13, 2016

You should read this for 11/13/2016:   Ancient Greek mosaics revealed.This is old news, but more restoration has taken place. These are stunning. Go look. Newly discovered cave etchings date from between 12,000 and 14,500 years ago. Beautiful images of animals, some of them to very large scale, discovered in…

Elsewhere for October 23, 2016

You should read this for 10/23/2016: On the campaign trail in Ohio, President Obama blasts the GOP “The problem is, is that they’ve been riding this tiger for a long time, . . . They’ve been feeding their base all kinds of crazy for years, primarily for political expedience.” Why…

Elsewhere for October 16, 2016

You should read this for 10/16/2016: Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence From the Executive Office of the President National Science and Technology Council Committee on Technology; .pdf file. The Thing All Women Do That You Don’t Know About Via The Economist Barack Obama writes about the four crucial…

Elsewhere for October 9, 2016

You should read this for 10/9/2016: How to make Armenian coffee from Henry Kalebjian Henry is the master roaster at San Francisco’s Henry’s House of Coffee The Neighborhood Bookstore’s Unlikely Ally? The Internet“After years of losses, [independent bookstores] are emerging from the decimation, with the number of independent bookstores rising…

Elsewhere for October 2, 2016

You should read this for 10/2/2016: Via The New York Times: “Hillary Clinton for President: Our endorsement is rooted in respect for her intellect, experience and courage. . . . In any normal election year, we’d compare the two presidential candidates side by side on the issues. But this is…

Elsewhere for September 25, 2016

You should read this for 9/25/2016: The FBI Wants To Hire Young Tech Savants, Has No Idea How To Attract Them“If the FBI can’t find the hires it needs, it will continue to slide into tech irrelevance. But it created this downhill slope itself. It’s going to be impossible to…

Elsewhere for September 18, 2016

You should read this for 9/18/2016: Renegade 911 Jim Wright is a retired US Navy Chief Warrant Officer and freelance writer. He wrote a deeply thoughtful, emotional and intelligent piece about 9/11. Facebook removed the post and strangers attempted to hack Wright’s FB account. Go read the piece. India’s War…

Elsewhere for September 11, 2016

You should read this for 9/11/2016: Today’s workplace design asks us to be permanently on call—and demands that we vanish at a moment’s notice.“This anywhering of the office renders our attempts to disappear by implementing out-of-the-office replies instantly moot and futile. Work will fill the space available to it. And…

Elsewhere for September 4, 2016

You should read this for 9/4/2016: Big History ProjectHistory study resource ready-for-the-classroom resource available to everyone, everywhere. For free Rachel Maddow video on American History, nativism, and the original no-nothings. Deep in the Swamps, Archaeologists Are Finding How Fugitive Slaves Kept Their Freedom“Marronage, the process of extricating oneself from slavery, took…

Elsewhere for August 28, 2016

You should read this for 8/28/2016: Harvey Mudd College took on gender bias and now more than half its computer-science majors are women How Twitter Got Angry: “Twitter is suffering from a systemic harassment problem. This isn’t news—it’s been written about over and over again, and has become a trope…

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