The Man McMaster Couldn’t Fire

What I am reading: J ust 24 days into his tenure as Donald Trump’s national-security adviser, Michael Flynn was forced to resign, having reportedly misled Vice President Mike…, The Man McMaster Couldn’t Fire, https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/07/ezra-cohen-watnick/534615/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Opinion | The Desperation of Our Diplomats

What I am reading: WASHINGTON — On the first Friday in May, Foreign Affairs Day, the staff gathers in the flag-bedecked C Street lobby of the State Department beside the memorial…, Opinion | The Desperation of Our Diplomats, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/28/opinion/sunday/trump-tillerson-state-department-diplomats.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Why biggest isn’t fastest in the animal kingdom

What I am reading: FOR 30 years viewers of the Discovery Channel have eagerly tuned in to “Shark Week”, an annual block of programming intended to promote understanding and…, Why biggest isn’t fastest in the animal kingdom, https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/07/daily-chart-17, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Google’s BBR fixes TCP’s dirty little secret – Tom Limoncelli’s EverythingSysadmin Blog

What I am reading: Networking geeks: Google made a big announcements about BBR this week. Here’s a technical deep-dive: http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=3022184 (Hint: if you…, Google’s BBR fixes TCP’s dirty little secret – Tom Limoncelli’s EverythingSysadmin Blog, http://everythingsysadmin.com/2017/07/googles-bbr.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How to Save on Your Trip to a Theme Park

What I am reading: Jason Fujikuni Theme parks can be great fun for all, but tickets, parking, food and incidentals can rapidly mount up to burn a hole in your pocket. Here is a…, How to Save on Your Trip to a Theme Park, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/04/travel/how-to-save-on-theme-park-trips-budget-travel.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Why You Should Start Thinking About Your Trial Technology Well Before Trial – The Legal Advocate

What I am reading: document as Exhibit 1 and then explaining that Exhibit 1 is marked with Bates No. 743,231. The mechanical introduction is useful for record clarity, but it is…, Why You Should Start Thinking About Your Trial Technology Well Before Trial – The Legal Advocate, http://blog.nita.org/2017/07/start-thinking-trial-technology-well-trial/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Would countries have more inequality?

What I am reading: Published since September 1843 to take part in “a severe contest between intelligence, which presses forward, and an unworthy, timid ignorance obstructing our…, Would countries have more inequality?, http://worldif.economist.com/article/13524/would-countries-have-more-inequality?fsrc=scn%2Ftw%2Fte%2Fbl%2Fed%2Fwouldcountrieshavemoreinequalityhonestbrokersdisruptingthetrustbusinessthe78trillionfreelunchaugmentedrealityshowthemacronmiracletheworldif, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,