Re: Hassan v. City of New York lawsuit against the NYPD over its surveillance program targeting Muslims. Plus the dreadful Trans-Pacific Partnership.
MIT Technology Review: Why Self-Driving Cars Must Be Programmed to Kill.
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci
Pastor, former Arkansas governor, and current Republican candidate Mike Huckabee Suggests Poor People Should Be Sold Into Slavery For Stealing.
The Atlantic has a LOT of interesting videos on various topics, among them ‘Don’t Sneak’: A Father’s Command to His Gay Son in the 1950s.
Arthur does some Internet Wading: Truth and facts. I almost picked items 2 and 3 myself for this feature in my blog.
Albany basketball legend Luther “Ticky” Burden died.
‘First Lady of Jazz,’ Lee Shaw, dies at 89. I talked with her a couple times during breaks in her sets. She was a wonderfully gracious, and an amazingly talented musician.
This month marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the passing of Leonard Bernstein. True: I have a stuffed lion with a wild mane which I named Lenny, in honor of the composer and conductor.
LISTEN NOW, before it disappears. First Listen: Bob Dylan, ‘The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12’.
K-Chuck Radio: The Rocshire Memories. Featuring a song by Eddie Munster.
The word absquatulate came out of an odd fad in America in the 1830s for making playful words that sounded vaguely Latin. My spell checker recognizes it, too, Dan!
Advice From the Creator of Calvin and Hobbes; Comic by Zen Pencils. Words by Bill Watterson, art by Gavin Aung Than.
Ken Levine mentions Oscar Levant, confuses readers, comes up with a list of some people you might want to know.
Bob and Ray, and Dave Garroway, plugging the new show called TODAY.
GOOGLE ALERT (me)
Alan David Doane Remembering His Mom on Her 90th Birthday.
GOOGLE ALERT (not me)
Would-be Bond: The naked truth. “Enter New Zealander Roger Green – ex-All Blacks rugby union player, ex-sheep farmer, and party animal.”
Colonial Heights (VA) mourns loss of Roger Green of the Chamber of Commerce. “Green had been battling Urachal cancer, a rare form of bladder cancer, for several months. He was 64 years old.”