The $3 Billion Plan to Turn Hoover Dam Into a Giant Battery

What I am reading: Hoover Dam was a public works project likened to the pyramids. Now, after channeling a river, what if it could tap the power of the sun and wind? Hoover Dam…, The $3 Billion Plan to Turn Hoover Dam Into a Giant Battery, https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/07/24/business/energy-environment/hoover-dam-renewable-energy.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

‘Lopping,’ ‘Tips’ and the ‘Z-List’: Bias Lawsuit Explores Harvard’s Admissions Secrets

What I am reading: He had perfect scores — on his SAT, on three SAT subject tests and on nine Advanced Placement exams — and was ranked first in his high school class of 592. An…, ‘Lopping,’ ‘Tips’ and the ‘Z-List’: Bias Lawsuit Explores Harvard’s Admissions Secrets, https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/29/us/harvard-admissions-asian-americans.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

cary grant just wanted his own home — 7/20/18

What I am reading: Today’s selection — from Conversations with Classic Film Stars by James Bawden and Ron Miller. In 1980, journalist James Bawden interviewed movie legend Cary…, cary grant just wanted his own home — 7/20/18, https://delanceyplace.com/view-archives.php?3639, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

https://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/533D47AF883C8194852582CD0052B8D4/%2524file/17-7035.pdf

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A study finds nearly half of jobs are vulnerable to automation

What I am reading: A WAVE of automation anxiety has hit the West. Just try typing “Will machines…” into Google. An algorithm offers to complete the sentence with differing degrees…, A study finds nearly half of jobs are vulnerable to automation, https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2018/04/24/a-study-finds-nearly-half-of-jobs-are-vulnerable-to-automation, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

What Climate Change Looks Like In 2018

What I am reading: It’s only July, but it has already been a long, hot spring and summer. The contiguous U.S. endured the warmest May ever recorded, and in June, the average…, What Climate Change Looks Like In 2018, https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/what-climate-change-looks-like-in-2018/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

George Soros Bet Big on Liberal Democracy. Now He Fears He Is Losing.

What I am reading: George Soros. Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times O n a clammy Tuesday morning in Paris at the end of May, George Soros, the world’s second-most-vilified New…, George Soros Bet Big on Liberal Democracy. Now He Fears He Is Losing., https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/magazine/george-soros-democrat-open-society.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

https://www.forbes.com/sites/briannawiest/2018/05/14/if-you-want-to-master-your-life-learn-to-organize-your-feelings/%2373a424e3cb0f

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http://web.cs.ucdavis.edu/~rogaway/classes/188/materials/postman.pdf

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Dying Organs Restored to Life in Novel Experiments

What I am reading: When Georgia Bowen was born by emergency cesarean on May 18, she took a breath, threw her arms in the air, cried twice, and went into cardiac arrest. The baby…, Dying Organs Restored to Life in Novel Experiments, https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/10/health/mitochondria-transplant-heart-attack.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,