Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenTed Cruz, longtime fan of 'The Princess Bride,' swipes at cast members' plans to reunite to raise money for Democrats What Joe Biden owes Kenosha Trump casts wide net in Labor Day press conference MORE blasted Trump’s environmental record in a statement ahead of the speech. … [Read more...] about Trump extends Florida offshore drilling pause, expands it to Georgia, South Carolina
Speech by steve jobs
The economy had bounded back that year from 10 percent unemployment, thanks to the delayed effect of austerity policies put in place by Jimmy Carter and his Fed chairman Paul Volcker. Reagan endorsed that course by continuing it, while making hay politically by assigning responsibility for every bad thing that had ever happened to the other party and everything good to his own. … [Read more...] about Why Is Clinton Playing Nice With Republicans Like Ryan?
In 2000, 30 years must have seemed like an unthinkably long time for a software architecture to remain viable. Yet, here we are at nearly the end of 2020, and OS X (now “macOS”) continues to do the heavy lifting for Macs. And it will likely continue to do so for at least another decade, across many architectural shifts. … [Read more...] about 20 Years Later: How the Mac OS X Public Beta Saved the Mac
“All my views on capitalism are in this movie,” says Riley, who has described Sorry to Bother You as an examination of “how our system works, and how it changes us”. There’s certainly a rousing battle cry element to its portrayal of unity as the only solution to exploitation, along with a warning about the cost of selling your comrades (and, by extension, yourself) down the river. But it’s the seriocomic strangeness that allows the movie to get under your skin, aided by a soundtrack that mixes songs by the Coup with contributions from Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner of Tune-Yards to terrifically disorientating punch-drunk effect. … [Read more...] about Sorry to Bother You review – Boots Riley finds soul-selling comedy gold
Inevitably Darroch settles a few scores. After his resignation he rang Johnson, who offered crocodile tears and said he had “absolutely no intention” of making the ambassador quit. Yeah, right. Darroch makes clear that Johnson’s failure to back him was a factor in his decision. He fantasises about visiting the leaker in prison. Overall he is more grateful than angry for his privileged view on dark times. … [Read more...] about Collateral Damage by Kim Darroch review – insulted by Trump, abandoned by Johnson