Dan Loeb of Third Point Foresees a Hedge Fund “Killing Field.” Original hedge funds were countercyclical investments intended to — you guessed it — hedge against risk/losses. No more.
April 30, 2016
The only people who have ever changed the world were a massive PITA. To make waves, have to rock the boat.
Meet the Doctor Behind Abortion by Drone, Mail, Boat. Gomperts is the stuff.
Who Will Debunk The Debunkers? As in etymology, many debunkings of urban legends are themselves urban legends.
Is software a neutral agent? Guess I’m different than most people; don’t want a goddamn thing auto-recommended to me, ever.
April 29, 2016
Windows 10 will no longer let you Google search from Cortana. So your malware won’t let you use the other spyware? Cool I guess.
Is the U.S. Ready for Post-Middle-Class Politics? Ready or not, it’s gonna get that anyway.
How a giant space umbrella could stop global warming. Well, here we go.
April 28, 2016
Where Did the Government Jobs Go? Long a ticket to the middle class, especially for African-Americans, they have become increasingly difficult to find. Bathtub-drowning is moving along apace.
April 27, 2016
Drug Prices Keep Rising Despite Intense Criticism. Capitalism algorithm optimizes prices for largest profit. Nothing else. Need new algorithm.
April 26, 2016
The driverless truck is coming, and it’s going to automate millions of jobs. And in current economic climate, increase poverty greatly (when it should not).
As someone who has seen this play out a dozen times now, let me give you a little spoiler: Slack is not going to replace email. I remember reading about “inevitable” email replacements as early as the late 1980s in tech magazines.
April 25, 2016
The Rise of the Non-Book Book. Strange when an industry does the exact opposite of what would make them prosper. Music industry did same.
A Day In the Life of ABT Principal Dancer Isabella Boylston. Yes, FA nuts, you can stay slim and eat a lot — but you have to exercise a whole fucking lot like Isabella. In the Army, I ate ~4,000 calories a day, had a six pack. But I exercised hard up to four hours a day. Sometimes more.
April 24, 2016
Why Hillary holds so little allure for many Millennials. Clinton is status quo, which will destroy anyone younger than 40.
April 23, 2016
We haven’t just normalized the weird, we’ve turned into something basic. We now exist in a time where the most culturally unadventurous people on your timeline are expressing themselves with short videos of goats screaming; where your mom is trading faces with your dad and sending it to your aunty; where you can communicate embarrassment with a pictograph of a monkey covering his eyes and nobody will bat an eyelid.
Gender stereotyping may start as young as 3 months—study of babies’ cries shows. Humans are a defective species and need to be replaced.
Enough with the Hillary cult: Her admirers ignore reality, dream of worshipping a queen. Clinton is better than Trump — just as a frosted turd is better than an unfrosted one.
How Americans pretend to love ‘ethnic food.’ Somewhat true, but I’d pay $$ to get some of the amazingly delicious food I could get in China not available here.
April 22, 2016
Majority of Americans can’t fathom supporting Trump or Clinton (or Cruz) Majority of Americans are wiser than I thought, then.
7 Ways Police Can Brainwash You Into A False Confession. “Trick” would be a more accurate word.
April 21, 2016