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Taco Bell, Pacifica. The most beautiful Taco Bell in the world is closed. (For now.)
First time seeing an Apple “StreetView” vehicle.
Puzzle: Google says you can enter this sweepstakes and that no purchase is required. (A requirement of contests in the U.S.) How do you enter this contest without a purchase having been made? https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vR9Qb3WuNqv4STBaftHd-ybE9sQtf1pf_3ewuBavpnMRsbusQUCg_xB8S0YAuFCunncCDg--oCxSL6T/pub
RT @Austen: Because I'm thinking a lot about all the students on the edge of a new life and thinking about giving up, I'm going to share a…
RT @PatJSobkowski: Just finished @PreetBharara’s book. Please read it, it’s important. It’s lesson is this: The law cannot teach compassio…
"President Donald Trump, months before he was elected, called the decision to put Tubman on the currency “pure political correctness” and proposed putting her portrait on the $2 bill." We'll put Hitler on the $100 bill. (Remember that Godwin is OK with this usage.)
What are the SCOTUS cases you would overturn if you could? You can probably guess my 2.
What are the worst SCOTUS decisions that were later reversed, either by legislation or a subsequent reinterpretation by the court? Dred Scott is an obvious one and a terrible blight on the court's record. @jeffreyToobin @PreetBharara
Back in the day, I thought mass transit and newspaper companies (news boxes on each corner) could drive adoption of NFC. Clearly I've been thinking about this stuff too long. Also clearly a sign of how much the news industry has been decimated.
If I had the power of the NYC subway to drive mass adoption of a new technology like NFC, I'd be looking for Costco-like interchange.
RT @business: The New York subway is unveiling the ability to use contactless credit and debit cards for subway and bus fares https://t.co/…
Not. A. Chance. https://twitter.com/tictoc/status/1131186737458417665
RT @karaswisher: What he said https://twitter.com/anandwrites/status/1131175139578654723
Only the best people. https://twitter.com/samstein/status/1131195070080782336
When you have to talk to a cabinet secretary like he's a 5-year-old. https://twitter.com/tictoc/status/1131201823379992578
RT @jimtankersley: Benefits to a typical low-income worker from various tax plans, per new @iteptweets analysis: @CoryBooker: $2,500 @Kama…
Did Twitter turn on the ad waterfall for anyone else? I've gone from almost no ads to tons of them.
RT @Undershafted: Pride and Extreme Prejudice The Tax Man Cometh Coward’s End Triumph of the Shill A Fail in Two Cities Little Lord Fl…
RT @paulrvalentine: @scottlincicome Trade wars are easy to win... they just take massive bailouts to the agricultural industry, realigning…
RT @scottlincicome: If Ayn Rand wrote comedy: https://twitter.com/arappeport/status/1131180319263137792
Republicans want to means test (or drug test) lots of programs. Why not means test this bailout of big agriculture? https://www.ft.com/content/51d4a552-78ce-11e9-be7d-6d846537acab
And he will do as much as Flake and Collins to help address that. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/romney-says-trump-distanced-himself-some-best-qualities-human-character-n1007481
RT @ananavarro: Betsy Devos has stiff competition from Ben Carson for “The Most Ignorant Congressional Testimony by a Cabinet Member Award”…
See also: hollowing out of middle class.
I'd love to see these data split among urban, high end malls like Westfield in SF (and other Westfields I've stepped into) vs. suburban/regional malls that are most identified with malls. I bet there will be stark differences. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/15/malls-see-tsunami-of-store-closures-as-foot-traffic-declines-further.html
Yes, google photos is amazing. But I’ve never seen the de-duping this writer is talking about. It’s the feature I most want. ... if I’ve got the same photo at multiple resolutions, o want them stacked. ⁦@dflieb⁩ https://gizmodo.com/google-photos-fixed-the-bad-photo-organization-that-i-s-1834836513
Serious question: are there documented cases where companies have taken the savings from automation and put that towards redeploying employees for better customer service?
Which is exactly what we do in the US. Instead of things like preventive and palliative care, we let things get so bad that we need emergency care, specialist care and expensive surgeries. https://twitter.com/hannahkuchler/status/1130858464404750336
And encourage companies to make the non-facial rec lines to be much longer to extort your data. https://twitter.com/davegershgorn/status/1130846837055688704
RT @plevine: For consumer startups today, developing a sustainable growth engine is so important, but more difficult than ever. Sharing my…
Thank you, thank you, thank. Love London, but the immigration lines at LHR are absurd. https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/uk-epassport-gates-seven-countries-canada-usa-new-zealand-eu-a8921871.html?fbclid=IwAR2oX1Qa-GkTRw3y5CM6rkC0iNn59p6VSgTYTh79TaCFpRo8bwYKRG73Vrc
While encouraging them to drink less coffee https://www.theonion.com/chase-ceo-giving-commencement-speech-pledges-to-double-1834896028?utm_campaign=SF&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialMarketing&utm_content=Main&fbclid=IwAR31k1UiDOiXEe5OQpnSmFvV7M-XFWhTmU3OTl746FRnvqw2vvgB2X8-Tx8
RT @EdUrbanowski: When you hear Merrick Garland is assigned to Trump’s appeal...
What I see constantly: Trump/Republicans flagrantly blatantly violating the law and longstanding norms; Dems pussy footing around and taking the tightest possible interpretation and being careful not of offend.
RT @theresagiudice: @PreetBharara #Resistance McGahn works for the law firm Jones Day, if he defies a subpoena, as a private citizen, he is…
RT @7thamendrt: @PreetBharara Agreed. Obstruction in the open is still obstruction.
What do they say in those Chinese robo calls?
RT @yunheekim22: “Very small” part of Alexa voice recordings are analyzed. That will lead to Alexa getting smarter and faster, says Amazon’…
Nailed it. Also, a CNBC headline that lives up to the content. (Unlike most of its clickbait headlines.) https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/18/uber-lyft-pinterest-ipos-proving-private-investors-suck-up-the-value.html
It’s not coal country for many reasons.
The ONLY demo where live TV dominates is 55+, by a long shot. https://www.marketingcharts.com/charts/tv-networks-audience-composition-platform-age/attachment/nielsen-tv-nets-audience-composition-by-platform-dec2018
This will be fun to watch. I'm happy to drop out of local TV market and not pay the absurdly high retrans fees. Networks and O&Os shooting themselves in the foot with (ever more) declining audiences? https://sports.yahoo.com/pay-tv-changes-172353382.html
56 Percent Of Americans Don't Think We Should Teach Arabic Numerals In School via @IFLScience: https://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/56-percent-of-americans-dont-think-we-should-teach-arabic-numerals-in-school/
Not sure what I did to get an ad for a bail bondman on @hulu. I don't think I've ever seen a video ad for bail bondsmen.
RT @rakeshlobster: Who are the *local* SF bloggers I should follow as I spend more time in SF? Primarily interested in food, events (tech o…
One reason to have an impeachment vote is to see how many republicans, when forced to vote, would show a conscience. Country over party. @SpeakerPelosi @PreetBharara
RT @PreetBharara: So you’re a House Dem. You’re not sure impeachment is electorally smart but you ARE sure impeachment is constitutionally…
Air travel would be nicer if airline execs were forced to fly transcons once a month in coach, having to endure non-TSA Pre security. https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2019/04/23/united-ceo-oscar-munoz-seats-are-too-small-and-wifi-is-too-slow/ Also, United is only one of legacy 3 that charges for carry ons.
Hypocrisy seems to be the only consistency among politicians. (Of both parties.) https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/abortion-is-immoral-except-when-it-comes-to-my-mistresses?fbclid=IwAR1LhH1FJEPqnekN7 wQjZaxmUllFUay82TLjajWX9vEVItlrLbVXjo5A9xA
Any marketplace - ebay, Amazon, etsy, Airbnb - will have fraud. Lyft and Uber are not different.
No surprises here. https://wjla.com/news/local/uber-and-lyft-drivers-fares-at-reagan-national
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