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…

Elsewhere for August 21 2016

You should read this for 8/21/2016: Stark New Evidence on How Money Shapes America’s Elections New evidence showing that the more you spend, the more you get — and the more money and wealth shape policy. How looting in Iraq unearthed the treasures of Gilgamesh Missing text for Gilgamesh recovered when an…

Elsewhere for August 14, 2016

Barack Obama accuses Donald trump of founding The Village People Autism, OCD and Attention Deficit May Share Brain Markers Print your own high-quality topographic map from National Geographic (via Life Hacker) Earliest population of America not through Bering Land Bridge In a research study published in Nature “researchers conclude that…

Elsewhere for August 7, 2016

You should read this for 8/7/2016: Dear Hillary: How Very Dare You!“I bought into a narrative about Hillary Clinton that has been produced, packaged, and perpetuated by mostly the GOP with the help of many democrats and independents.” For the love of stuff: I am my things and my things are…

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