I’ve been giving blood several times a year for a while now. Maybe it’ll reduce my risk of infection, cancer, or Alzheimer’s as discussed in Iron Is the New Cholesterol. Worst case, it’s a very low risk way to help other people.
It’s so nice to see Illinois being run as an effective state by politicians who can get things done! http://rockrivertimes.com/2019/08/16/pritzker-signs-bill-allowing-graduate-students-to-unionize/ via @geo_uiuc
Very interesting and right up my alley: “fully automated luxury communism isn’t just science fiction: it’s a going concern with real evidence on the ground.” Via BoingBoing. h/t @limako
It’s almost as if it’s easier to regulate a legal business than one that’s forced to operate outside the law! https://www.wate.com/news/national-world/teen-odds-of-using-marijuana-dip-with-recreational-use-laws/
Like Manton Reece says, twitter threads are a wretched substitute for a blog post.
Here, read a blog post about it: Twitter threads | Manton Reece
Because nothing says you support and respect your geek employees like hiring pretty people to pretend to be nice to them.
“Ambiance and atmosphere models” contractually obligated to pretend they’re party guests.
Source: Silicon Valley Is Sneaking Models Into This Year’s Holiday Parties
Don’t want to brag, but I totally called it on a nuclear North Korea way back in 2003 (except that I’m surprised W is dodging the blame):