Border Cellphone Searches Targeted in New Lawsuit

What I am reading: A diverse group that includes an artist, an engineer, a journalist and a limousine driver is challenging the U.S. government’s power to search smartphones at…, Border Cellphone Searches Targeted in New Lawsuit, https://www.wsj.com/articles/border-cellphone-searches-targeted-in-new-lawsuit-1505319966, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Top White House Official to Discuss Climate Change at U.N.

What I am reading: Gary D. Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, at the White House last week. Mr. Cohn is convening a meeting of climate and energy ministers from…, Top White House Official to Discuss Climate Change at U.N., https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/12/climate/trump-adviser-gary-cohn-un-climate-change-meeting.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Starting Fires to Unearth How Neanderthals Made Glue

What I am reading: Neanderthals seem stuck with unflattering reputations. The entire species of early human ancestors has long been reduced to a pejorative for describing someone…, Starting Fires to Unearth How Neanderthals Made Glue, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/science/neanderthals-tar-glue.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been

What I am reading: Getty As Hurricane Irma prepares to strike, it’s worth remembering that Mother Nature never intended us to live here. ORLANDO, Fla.—The first Americans to spend…, A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been, http://politi.co/2xUNFTV, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

465k patients told to visit doctor to patch critical pacemaker vulnerability

What I am reading: Enlarge Steven Fruitsmaak Talk about painful software updates. An estimated 465,000 people in the US are getting notices that they should update the firmware…, 465k patients told to visit doctor to patch critical pacemaker vulnerability, https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/08/465k-patients-need-a-firmware-update-to-prevent-serious-pacemaker-hacks/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now

What I am reading: Marta Ramos, left, is a janitor at Apple headquarters. That’s the same job Gail Evans, right, held at Kodak in the 1980s. From left: Jason Henry for The New…, To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/03/upshot/to-understand-rising-inequality-consider-the-janitors-at-two-top-companies-then-and-now.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Donald Trump’s bad history lesson

What I am reading: BAD history is potent stuff, as Lexington saw when he recently took a teenage son to Gettysburg. When war memories were still fresh, that Pennsylvania town was…, Donald Trump’s bad history lesson, https://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21727903-he-nonetheless-understands-something-his-opponents-do-not-donald-trumps-bad-history-lesson, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,