MIT severs ties to company promoting fatal brain uploading MIT Technology Review
Credit Card Signatures Are About to Become Extinct NYT. Those readers who live in places where chip and PIN cards are standard will find this rather backward. US credit cards now have chips, but still lack PINs.
This Could Revolutionize That The Baffler. Revolutionize– another tell, like innovation.
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Is This the Hardest Course in the Humanities? Chronicle of Higher Education
Brexit: short sea shipping EUReferendum.com
From Ankara to Moscow, Eurasia integration is on the move Asia Times Pepe Escobar
It’s on Us to Stop the War in Yemen Foreign Policy in Focus
Syrian military airport ‘struck by missiles’ after Trump vows Assad will pay ‘big price’ for alleged chemical weapons attack Independent. Breaking: very hard to sort out what is happening. And with more time, not sure how much the wiser we’ll be.
US giants in tug-of-war for online retailer Flipkart Asia Times
Imperial Collapse Watch
Operation Flailing Empire Truthdig
US conducts successful test to integrate missile-defense systems The Hill. UserFriendly: “My ass on a stick this works.
“RUNNING TO THE MIDDLE DOES NOTHING”: CAN THE BERNIES CATCH THE BLUE WAVE? Vanity Fair (UserFriendly)
The Orwellian Danger Of Facebook Social Europe
To #DeleteFacebook or Not to #DeleteFacebook? That Is Not the Question Electronic Frontier Foundation
Should we all get a health check? Guardian
Older Americans Are Hooked On Vitamins Despite Scarce Evidence They Work California Healthline
Subprime Carmageddon: Specialized Lenders Begin to Collapse Wolf Street (EM)
Finding College by Way of Prison The Marshall Project
Rust Belt Cities Need Investment, Not Gentrification Worries American Conservative
Hill and Don’s Honduran Caravan Counterpunch
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