Quantum Machine Appears to Defy Universe’s Push for Disorder Quanta (David L)
Study shows IPCC is underselling climate change PhyOrg (David L)
Four Wikipedias To ‘Black Out’ Over EU Copyright Directive WikiMedia Foundation
Satellites just photographed California’s dazzling ‘super bloom’ of spring flowers from outer space Business Insider (David L)
Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU. Petitions, UK Government and Parliament. Includes a map.
WaPo Gives Campaign Space To Main Sponsor Of ISIS Who Also Jails More Journalists Than Anyone Else Moon of Alabama (Kevin W)
Rules for USA USA to learn:
1. You can never beat guys in sandals with AK 47s
2. Iranians have been traders in hostile territory for a couple of thousand years
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Porn and the state: when size really does matter 1828 (guurst)
The Marines Are Test-Flying Their Plywood Drone Popular Mechanics (resilc)
Imperial Collapse Watch
16 years ago today Axios (resilc)
Why America Needs a Stronger Defense Industry New York Times (resilc)
Donald Trump is using Stalinist tactics to discredit climate science Guardian (Tom H)
In early campaigning, 2020 Democrats try out tactics for taking on Trump Reuters (resilc). How about, as Lambert might say, starting out by not sucking???
Joe Biden Faces the Unthinkable: Can He Not Keep Up with Bernie? Vanity Fair (resilc)
Bernie Hires Former Hillary Staffer As Research Chief New York Magazine (resilc)
Is Betomania Real or Phony? New York Times
‘We shouldn’t be inviting bullies to our neighbourhood’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends her criticism of Amazon HQ2 in surprise Queens appearance Business Insider (Kevin W). Not wild about the framing. I should have written about this, but IMHO the issue was affordable housing in Queens. I would have had way less trouble with this deal if it had been in Hudson Yards. In Silicon Valley, cities are having trouble staffing schools and hospitals due to housing costs. Second issue is that it’s normal in NYC development deals for the locals to squawk and the developer to have to give sweeteners. But Amazon just picked up and left.
Minn. lawmakers aim to reduce salt runoff from sidewalks Minneapolis Star-Tribune (Chuck L)
AT&T CEO interrupted by a robocall during a live interview The Verge (resilc)
Is MMT “America First” Economics? Institute for New Economic Thinking. Depressing. One word response: “Japan”.
Wolfers Blames MMT for Orthodox Economists’ Ignorance of MMT Bill Black, New Economic Perspectives
Monsanto risk takes root with Bayer investors Financial Times (J-LS)
No More Fed Rate Hikes in 2019… Econospeak. Click through to see the chart.
What FedEx Just Said About Europe and China Wolf Richter
Uber drivers demand their data Economist (David L). This could be fun. Users could demand data too….
New Futurist Fear: “Economic Singularity” Could Kill Jobs Forever Futurism (David L)
Antidote du jour (Kimberly R):
And a bonus (Richard Smith):
A mouse has been captured tidying up bits and bobs in a pensioner's shed.
Stephen McKears from Gloucestershire says he couldn't understand how small metal items were returning to their box every night.
So he set up a special night-time camera to find out 🐭 📹 pic.twitter.com/Gn1gvhTown
— ITV News Central (@ITVCentral) March 19, 2019
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