Steve September 23, 2020

This pilot fish’s post-college job for a credit card company largely involves typing data from telemarketers into a database and then printing out stacks of reports every night. “One day, I got the bright idea to put my IT degree to good use and recommend putting the reporting data on the company intranet,” fish says. […]

Steve September 23, 2020

Legendary running back Gale Sayers, whose friendship with a dying teammate was depicted in the movie, “Brian’s Song,” died on Wednesday, officials said. The Hall of Fame player was 77. The “Kansas Comet” played seven seasons with the Chicago Bears and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but he was also known […]

Steve September 23, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin clearly hope to sow discord in the 2020 election — and the FBI has warned that the Russian government will try to interfere in this election just as it interfered in the 2016 election. Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney discussed Russia’s election interference with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota during a […]

Steve September 23, 2020

These ads are being aired by Preserve America PAC, which has said it would air a $30 million advertising blitz attacking Joe Biden. There are four ads, such as this one, mostly featuring wounded veterans but also the parents of Kayla Mueller, a human rights activist killed in Syria in 2015. Biden is vulnerable on […]

Steve September 23, 2020

The UK host of critical Cop26 climate talks was tipped to set out its vision to world leaders during the UN general assembly, but the timeline has slipped The UK is working on a raft of plans to drive climate action ahead of critical UN climate talks in Glasgow, but its strategy is being challenged […]

Steve September 23, 2020

Last November, a trans woman was asked for identification when she went to her local polling place to vote in Cornelius, North Carolina. The poll worker had balked when the woman gave what the worker perceived was a masculine name, calling over the precinct’s chief judge to get involved and demand identification, according to the […]

Steve September 23, 2020

Image copyright PA Media Chancellor Rishi Sunak is understood to be looking at options to replace the furlough scheme when it expires at the end of October. These include a salary top-up scheme similar to those already operated by governments in France and Germany. During Prime Minister’s Questions, Boris Johnson was urged to act swiftly […]

Steve September 23, 2020

Three states that narrowly swung from Barack Obama in 2012 to Tweety McTreason in 2016 seem likely to swing back in 2020. Polling currently gives a consistent and solid lead to Democrat Joe Biden in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. Should Biden carry all three of these swing states and keep all of the states Hillary […]

Steve September 23, 2020

The GDPR let us know that Europe is serious about data protection and privacy. Websites all across the world were readjusted for these regulations. Facebook, though, seems to think it should be free to do with customer data as it wishes, but it’s not okay with Ireland’s Data Protection Commission. This has left Facebook to […]