Business opportunity: personal “cybersecurity” tools to thwart collection of at least a little of the data we generate. It may not be possible anymore (technologically or politically), but we seem to have little recourse against this (and all the other stuff we know about and don’t yet know about)…
Walmart’s employment policies and pay look pretty good in comparison to the higher education industry. I wonder how Walmart workers’ pay and benefits compare to adjunct professors’? I bet the Walmart greeters get a better hourly wage.
There were some unique circumstances in this infamous case of an elderly adjunct professor whose life ended in squalor and poverty. Still, American universities should be ashamed of how they treat adjunct faculty. People entrusted with the education of our youth shouldn’t be a permanent underclass relying on public assistance and charity to make ends meet.
It’s a horrible minimization of the evils of communist police states to make blithe comparisons to the NSA today, but…
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The Post quotes the director of Berlin’s prison museum saying “the Stasi was a lot worse.” So we’ve got that going for us.
Of course the Stasi was orders of magnitude worse than the National Security Agency. How comforting should that be?
Today’s fruits of procrastination include this shot-for-shot remake of the opening titles of the superb 80s show “Simon & Simon.” Starring Jon Hamm and Adam Scott. Enjoy…