Carlos Ghosn’s downfall lays bare Nissan’s board problem FT. “The company ‘had literally no governance structure,’ said Koji Endo, head of the equity research department at SBI Securities.” Everything is like CalPERS….
1 big thing: Facebook admission caps year from hell Axios. “Be smart: Facebook seems to be adding a new realism to its founding idealism.” Oh.
I live with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri. Here’s which you should pick. WaPo. From the Jeff Bezos Daily Shopper….
Ottawa County courts piloting robot greeter Holland Sentinel. Ottawa County, Michigan.
Political declaration setting out the framework for the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom (PDF) Council of the European Union
Brexit: a vassal’s charter EU Referendum
The euro must be fixed or dropped Handelsblatt
Terror attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi foiled; 5 killed The Economic Times
US government said to be persuading more foreign allies to blacklist Huawei over security concerns South China Morning. So if it’s a question of which government to hand over your data to…
China Should Learn From History Before Embracing AI Sixth Tone. Pro tip: Check the language. “If it is written in Python, it’s probably machine learning, If it is written in PowerPoint, it’s probably AI.”
Guangzhou travel agencies told to avoid sending tour groups to Hong Kong at weekends via new bridge after influx of visitors at border town sparks anger South China Morning Post. The influx of mainlanders is about more than tourism…
Southeast Asia digital economy smashes expectation with $240 billion valuation Asian Correspondent
Trump and Sanders agree on one key aspect of economic policy — here’s how ABC Australia. Distorted clickbait headline, but good quotes from Stephanie Kelton (explanations, not one-liners).
Democrats in Disarray
Angela Nagle, Hillary Clinton, and the Left’s Border War Benjamin Studebaker
Scared to Death: the Dominion of Fear in Politics by Richard Sale Sic Semper Tyrannis
Why the Announcement of a Looming White Minority Makes Demographers Nervous NYT. 2044 – 2018 = 26 years is a long time in politics. One might almost think this entire discourse is tendentious.
Black Friday: Amazon workers’ union calls strike Deutsche Welle
People ask me a lot about how we celebrated holiday in prison. Needless to say, it’s not very festive. But here’s a thread about jailhouse holiday cooking and small miracles behind bars.
— Keri Blakinger (@keribla) November 21, 2018
French parents know how to teach their kids to love food without overeating Quartz. Smaller portions would help the climate. But you’ve got to catch ’em young.
Antidote du jour (via):
Linda, a stray dog in Turkey, comes to the same car wash a couple times a week to use the automatic petting machine.
(Dogan News Agency) pic.twitter.com/qFyAgFWJG5
— Clint Falin (@ClintFalin) November 18, 2018
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.