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  • Sunday Routine: How Arline Jacoby, Artist, Spends Her Sundays
    By ALEXIS CHEUNG - Friday Jul 21, 2017

    The 30-year resident of Roosevelt Island reads the obits, talks to her favorite plant, swims, gardens and makes art.

    Source: NYT > Home Page
  • A Gamer Channel’s Mission: Send the Trolls Packing
    By LAURA PARKER - Wednesday Jul 19, 2017

    Misscliks, a channel on the video game streaming platform Twitch, aims to be a safe space for underrepresented gamers, with no tolerance for sexism or bullying.

    Source: NYT > Home Page
  • Google Wins Tax Case in France, Avoiding $1.3 Billion Bill
    By MICAH MAIDENBERG and AURELIEN BREEDEN - Wednesday Jul 12, 2017

    The case focused on Google’s use of a subsidiary in Ireland. A court in Paris said the technology giant was not liable for the back taxes.

    Source: NYT > Home Page
  • One Day, One Place: Washington’s shadowy spy history
    By Spud Hilton - Thursday Aug 3, 2017

    [...] the capital that bears his name today has carried on the grand tradition pretty much since it became the seat of power, through civil wars, world wars, cold wars, computer wars and everything in between. Fortunately, while the realm of spies historically has been a shadowy underworld rarely witnessed by the public, there are enough historical sites worth visiting around the District — including a few with great drinks and cuisine — as well as a captivating museum dedicated to the topic and the mysterious people and practices involved. Grab breakfast — maybe even the vaguely appropriate eggs Benedict — at the Mayflower Hotel, where supposedly FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover ate lunch daily for 20 years (the restaurant is now called Edgar). Because of its proximity to the White House, the Mayflower has plenty of brushes with presidential history — Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman both lived there. (There are maps at some stations showing the 20-minute ride out to the site of a mailbox that CIA officer Aldrich Ames used to communicated with Soviet contacts — except the current mailbox is a replacement.) Sites in the area include the Wok and Roll Restaurant, once Mary Surratt’s boarding house where John Wilkes Booth plotted with his confederates to assassinate Abraham Lincoln and two others. [...] drop by the Pullman House, a Beaux Arts mansion built by the family of Pullman railcar fame, but that for decades was the Embassy of Russia or the Soviet Union (until 1994). Grab lunch at the Occidental, a popular dining spot for politicians, celebrities, deal-makers and, apparently, spies. Photos of the restaurant’s more famous diners cover the walls — supposedly you can tell a lot about Washington from how the photos are rearranged. Save the entire afternoon for the International Spy Museum, a sprawling collection of artifacts, displays and history about espionage, as well as exercises for would-be spies looking to hone their skills (memorize a “cover story” and be tested on it). The museum is organized by historical era, as well as by technology and popular culture; don’t miss displays of assassination tools, secret listening devices, the most notorious spies and an entire section on James Bond. (There’s even a small display recognizing famed chef Julia Child, who worked for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II.) Save a little time for the museum’s gift shop, an enormous collection of trinkets, books and gadgets for would-be spies. Head out to Georgetown for drinks and dinner at Mr. Smith’s of Georgetown, formerly Chadwick’s, a popular pub near the Potomac River where in 1985, Aldrich Ames, handed about 7 pounds of secret documents to Soviet diplomat Sergey Chuvakhin, including a list of Soviet citizens gathering information for the CIA. Finish the night a few blocks up Wisconsin Avenue at Martin’s Tavern, a corner lounge known to be a favorite spot of Nathan Gregory Silvermaster, a U.S. government economist who was said to have operated a ring of communist spies and was a member of the Soviet secret police.

    Source: Travel
  • A Mexican Ex-Official Called Trump The Anti-Teddy Roosevelt: ‘He Speaks Loudly And Carries A Small Stick’
    By emmieodea - Friday Aug 4, 2017

    President Trump's diplomatic efforts are the subject of ridicule by Mexican officials.

    Source: Uproxx
  • Google gender debacle speaks to tech culture wars, politics
    By BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer - Wednesday Aug 9, 2017

    Special circumstances — from the country's divisive political climate to Silicon Valley's broader problem with gender equity — contributed to the outrage and subsequent firing."Anyone who makes a statement like this and expects to stick around ... is foolish," said David Lewis, CEO of Operations Inc., a human resources consulting firm.The parts that drew the most outrage made such assertions as women "prefer jobs in social and artistic areas" and have a "lower stress tolerance" and "harder time" leading, while more men "may like coding because it requires systemizing."Google's code of conduct says workers "are expected to do their utmost to create a workplace culture that is free of harassment, intimidation, bias, and unlawful discrimination."Though one might argue for a right to free speech, however unpopular, such protections are generally limited to government and other public employees — and to unionized workers with rights to disciplinary hearings before any firing.[...] had Damore worked for a smaller, lesser-known company, an internal memo might not have created such a "media storm," said Aimee Delaney, a Hinshaw & Culbertson attorney who represents companies on labor matters.Michael Schmidt, vice chairman of labor and employment at the Cozen O'Connor law firm, said that while workers might have refrained from such remarks around the physical watercooler, "people treat ... electronic communications much more informally than face-to-face speech."Initially shared on an internal Google network, the memo leaked out to the public over the weekend, first in bits and pieces and then in its 10-page entirety.

    Source: Tech News
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