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19 ноября, 20:00

Jon Stewart on Howard Stern

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19 ноября, 15:00

10 Sunday Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • The Robot Revolution Is Coming. Just Be Patient. (BloombergView) • This Market Isn’t Ready to Surrender (Barron’s) • Data Suggests Women Are Better (Behaved) Investors (Betterment) • 5 Flaws That Kill Student Loan Collection Lawsuits (New York Times) • Inside Google’s Struggle to Filter Lies from Breaking News (BloombergTechnology) see also Google Has Picked… Read More The post 10 Sunday Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

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19 ноября, 14:00

ACLU Has Sued Trump Administration 56 Times In 42 Weeks

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19 ноября, 05:00

The Problem With Apu

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In The Problem With Apu, South Asian-American comedian Hari Kondabolu confronts his long-standing “nemesis” Apu Nahasapeemapetilon – better known as the Indian convenience store owner on The Simpsons. Creator and star Kondabolu discusses how this controversial caricature was created, burrowed its way into the hearts and minds of Americans, and continues to exist – intact… Read More The post The Problem With Apu appeared first on The Big Picture.

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19 ноября, 00:00

Film Role Importance by Gender

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Very interesting comparison: Source: 1843 The post Film Role Importance by Gender appeared first on The Big Picture.

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18 ноября, 18:00

MiB: Greg Sands, Costanoa Ventures & Netscape

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Our conversation this weekend is with Greg Sands, founder of Costanoa Ventures. Sands was the first product manager at Netscape Communications, and created the business plan for the company. He also coined the name “Netscape.” Prior to founding Costanoa, Sands was a Managing Director at legendary venture fund Sutter Hill, where he invested in early stage… Read More The post MiB: Greg Sands, Costanoa Ventures & Netscape appeared first on The Big Picture.

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18 ноября, 15:00

10 Weekend Reads

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The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Guatemala Antigua coffee, grab a seat by the fire, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • Elon Musk, Architect of Tomorrow: Inside the inventor’s world-changing plans to inhabit outer space, revolutionize high-speed transportation, reinvent cars (Rolling Stone) • The Cause and Consequences of the Retail Apocalypse… Read More The post 10 Weekend Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

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18 ноября, 05:00

The Blues Triangle

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Renowned blues-rock guitarist, singer/songwriter, and 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Miller returns to Rose Theater for a journey through the Blues Triangle. I am excited about this!   Steve Miller, Jimmie Vaughan & Charlie Musselwhite Having learned his first chords at age five from his godfather Les Paul, how to play… Read More The post The Blues Triangle appeared first on The Big Picture.

18 ноября, 01:00

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 11.17.17

Succinct Summations for the week ending November 17th, 2017 Positives: 1. U.S. stocks had their best day on Thursday since early September. 2. Industrial production rose 0.9% m/o/m, manufacturing rose 1.3%, both well above expectations. 3. Housing starts rose 13.7% to a 1.29 million annualized rate, above the 1.135 million expected. Permits came in at… Read More The post Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 11.17.17 appeared first on The Big Picture.

17 ноября, 22:30

Tesla’s New Supercar Trounces Ferrari

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Tesla Keeps Scaring the Other Automakers Its cars are faster, while its innovations force the competition to play catch up. Bloomberg, November 17, 2017     Yesterday, Tesla Inc.1 founder and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk introduced the company’s new electric-powered tractor trailer. The “Semi” goes 500 miles on a charge, uses Tesla’s semiautonomous driving system,… Read More The post Tesla’s New Supercar Trounces Ferrari appeared first on The Big Picture.

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17 ноября, 18:00

Coal Correction

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This week, I have been working on my annual mea culpas. The timing is fortuitous, cause I wrote something rather inelegantly that could easily be misinterpreted. Stated less generously, what I wrote was wrong, and this my official correction. In Nothing Trump Does Can Save Coal, I wrote: Despite all of that, coal generated most of… Read More The post Coal Correction appeared first on The Big Picture.

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17 ноября, 15:50

10 Friday AM Reads

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My end of week morning train reads: • Birth of an Idea: How AAII Got Started (AAII) • Chart Crimes (The Irrelevant Investor) • Will the future bring amazement or dismay? Q&A with Tim O’Reilly (AEI) see also Five Technologies That Will Rock Your World (Dealbook) • The Music Industry’s New Gatekeepers (Wall Street Journal) • You’re Doing… Read More The post 10 Friday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.