Are We Loving French Bulldogs to Death? National Geographic
‘Humongous fungus’ is almost as big as the Mall of America Science. How’s the parking?
Michael Slamming Georgia with Fierce Wind, Torrential Rain Weather Underground
The Continuing Dominance of the Dollar Capital Ebbs and Flows
Mr. Market Has a Sad
Wall Street bloodbath spills over to Hong Kong, China stocks South China Morning Post
Don’t Panic. Yet. Tim Duy’s Fed Watch
Brazil is set to elect a fascist as president, and business is on board Paul Mason, New Statesman
Theresa May’s Brexit backstop breakthrough The Spectator. Fudge cake?
Brexit: grilled pain EU Referendum. Joke: What’s the best kind of pain? Sham pain!
What sort of Brexit do the British people want? (PDF) The Policy Institute at King’s College London. “The value that British people place on the proposals set out in the government’s white paper (‘Chequers’) is difficult to quantify due to its vagueness on key issues.”
They write letters:
Riyadh has denied all allegations. Letter: pic.twitter.com/Tog1y2U6yo
— Joyce Karam (@Joyce_Karam) October 10, 2018
Search called off in Indonesian quake-tsunami: Official Channel News Asia. More and more like Puerto Rico…
Chinese spy charged with trying to steal US aviation trade secrets Nikkei Asian Review
New Cold War
My Private Oval Office Press Conference With Donald Trump, Mike Pence, John Kelly, and Mike Pompeo New York Magazine. They’ve got some good writers over there….
Accounting Authority Finalizes Policy for Withholding Classified Budget Numbers Government Executive
2016 Post Mortem
Obama Had a Secret Plan in Case Trump Rejected 2016 Election Results New York Magazine. Hmm.
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
How to find hidden cameras in your Airbnb rental Digital Trends. News you can use!
An unusual number of headlines falling under this rubric today:
Alexa, Should We Trust You? The Atlantic
Is higher voter turnout worth the risk of hacking? W.Va pilot program will find out McClatchy. “Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence!” – Edsger Dijkstra.
Can Introverts Be Happy in a World That Can’t Stop Talking? Scientific American
Realities of life as a homeless woman in San Jose Mercury-News
The Red Baron NYRB
Crypto is the Mother of All Scams and (Now Busted) Bubbles While Blockchain Is The Most Over-Hyped Technology Ever, No Better than a Spreadsheet/Database (PDF) Nouriel Roubini, Testimony for the Hearing of the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Community Affairs On “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem.” “Ecosystems” are full of innovation and disruption, or so I am told.
Antidote du jour (via):
Leveling up my happy dog game….
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.