Summer Holidays — This poet


Two children skip across the funeral parlour’s greasy tarmac car park, carrying a bag of sweets – a handle each – with gap tooth grins; like dandelion kings. Their sister’s sitting at the bus stop with some friends, coughing over an illicit shared cigarette: all the time in the world and no cash to go […]

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Drought Proofing a Dry Continent — Watts Up With That?


Guest essay by Viv Forbes Earth is a blue watery planet. 70% of its surface is covered by oceans of salt water, some of which are extremely deep. These oceans contain about 97% of Earth’s water. Another 2% is locked up in snow, ice caps and glaciers. That leaves just 1% of Earth’s surface water […]

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Donald Trump rages amidst the “hunt for high-ranking officials,” who wrote in a commentary that he was part of the “resistance” — Archy Worldys


DOnald Trump has rushed to an opinion from an anonymous high official within his government, who claimed to be part of a “resistance” that sought to curtail the “worst inclinations” of the President. The explosive column in the New York Times shook the White House on Wednesday and triggered a frantic hunt for the author […]

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India’s top court to deliver landmark gay sex ruling — SANJAY SHAH


The country’s top court will decide if gay sex should remain a criminal offence. from BBC News – World https://bbc.in/2Q94DHd

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Star Fighter — Dried Ink Ribbon


I’d been fighting longer than I could remember Longer than my ship’s computer could compute Ages Aeons Those glimmering metallic ships flying directly at me Their iridescent fire filling the space all around Luminesce Luftwaffe Waves upon waves of enemies threw themselves upon me Heedless in their desire to end me and my cause Endless […]

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Security by Design – Access to Subject Matter Experts By Kent Howard — Technopreneurph


One of my favorite mantras is, “It’s hard to beat a man (or woman) at what they do for a living.” There are areas within most any given security program in which additional expertise is needed in order to plan, build, implement and effectively operate a security program. Though, you have to be willing to […]

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summer holidays — thispoet


Two children skip across the funeral parlour’s greasy tarmac car park, carrying a bag of sweets – a handle each – with gap tooth grins; like dandelion kings. Their sister’s sitting at the bus stop with some friends, coughing over an illicit shared cigarette: all the time in the world and no cash to go […]

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SkyTrain construction soars to $500M per K, but why is ‘confidential’ — Vancouver Sun


The New Democrats commissioned the detailed budget for the project, vetted the numbers, and know what each component is expected to cost. They just aren’t telling the taxpaying public anything about it.

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Jeff Bezos’s First Major Political Donation Is $10 Million to Elect Veterans — MADNESS GOODNESS BLOG


By KAREN WEISE Mr. Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, made what was by far their largest political contribution to the With Honor Fund, which backs congressional candidates with military backgrounds. Published: September 4, 2018 at 03:00PM from NYT

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Heavy earthquake shakes the main island Hokkaido — Archy Worldys


[ad_1] Forces of nature do not let the Japanese rest. After the worst typhoon in 25 years, a strong earthquake in the north is seeking home to the island kingdom. There are injured and severe damage. A magnitude 6.7 earthquake has caused damage to Japan’s northern main island of Hokkaido. Houses were destroyed by landslides, […]

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POETRY: What My Teachers Taught Me I Try To Teach My Students by Maura Eichner — The Value of Sparrows


A bird in the hand is not to be desired. In writing, nothing is too much trouble. Culture is nourished, not by fact, but by myth. Continually think of those who were truly great who in their lives fought for life, who wore at their hearts, the fire’s center. Feel the meanings the words hide. […]

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Rent Control Sacramento: The City offers an Bandaid to slow the bleeding — SACRATOMATOVILLE POST


Sacramento is the fastest growing big city in the State of California. The capital city has seen a 9.4 increase in rent, three times higher than the national average and double the states average. At nearly $1700 a month for a one bedroom, the rent in the Capital city is considerably lower than rents in […]

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The Gospel of Hard Work, According to Silicon Valley



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Silicon Valley’s emphasis on work-life balance may be evolving, but its priesthood still values a very particular kind of grit. This ideological tension came to blows earlier this week in a marathon Twitter fight that started on Memorial Day, with anecdotal evidence and closing arguments still trickling in days later.

The dialogue began innocently enough when Blake Robbins, a tech investor who has worked or interned for companies like Google, Nest, and SpaceX, deployed a flurry of tweets about his philosophy on work-life balance. “When I first got into tech. I thought it was ‘cool’ to work on the weekends or holidays. I quickly realized that’s a recipe for disaster,” Robbins wrote. “Not hanging with friends and family because you’re working isn’t ‘cool.’ Burning out isn’t ‘cool.’ I promise you…your competition isn’t beating you because they are working more hours than you. It’s because they are working smarter.”

But the mood quickly turned. “Totally false,” venture capitalist Keith Rabois tweeted back at Robbins. “Read a bio of Elon [Musk]. Or about Amazon. Or about the first 4 years of FB. Or PayPal. Or Bill Bellichick [sic]. It is pure arrogance to believe you can outsmart other talented people.”

The fetishization of hours clocked in the office is nothing new for this crowd. Silicon Valley’s sense of self-worth is deeply tied to the idea that hard work is a prerequisite for success. Why else would mild bromides about burn-out strike such a nerve? For the rest of the business world, “working smart” is a time-management cliche, not a call to arms.

Nonetheless Robbins’ plea for saner hours prompted a venture capitalist pile-on, not so much on this one guy, but on the idea that luck may have had anything to do with success, even for a cohort of Stanford graduates.

Devoted to Crushing It

Work ethic is a perennial topic in the tech industry, which has its own blinkered take on the American dream of bootstrapped socioeconomic mobility. Parables of extreme devotion — like the story of Elon Musk sleeping on a bean bag next to his desk at night in order to get his online city guides startup off the ground or the story about Elon Musk keeping a sleeping bag near Tesla’s production line — are recited faithfully by entrepreneur acolytes and established VCs alike.

This week’s Twitter debate reminded Susan Fowler, the former Uber engineer whose allegations of a toxic work culture kicked off an independent investigation, of The Protestant Ethic and Spirit of Capitalism, the major work authored by German sociologist Max Weber. “There’s this concept of the ‘Protestant work ethic’ that’s intrinsically related to capitalism, the idea being that, to the Protestant, ‘hard work’ is a religious duty, a profession of faith and devotion,” she tells WIRED. “The harder you work, the better a Christian you are, the better chance you have of salvation.”

The ideology has become so powerful, it’s had a strong downstream influence on startups, the types of markets these companies develop, and even the way they advertise contract work to their potential labor supply. (A recent New Yorker article about the gig economy’s marketing style called Lyft “ghoulishly cheerful” for celebrating the fact that a driver worked through her last week of pregnancy.)

However, this standard Silicon Valley trope was met with instantaneous backlash Monday. Detractors aimed their fire directly at the investors pushing this prosperity gospel about how only the deserving ascend to the top. David Heinemeier Hanson, creator of the programming language Ruby on Rails, cofounder of communication software Basecamp, and a best-selling author, ripped into Rabois & Co. in a blog post calling their ideology “trickle-down workaholism.”

“There’s an ingrained mythology around startups that not only celebrates burn-out efforts, but damn well requires it,” Hanson wrote before delivering, quite literally, the money quote: “It’s the logical outcome of trying to compress a lifetime’s worth of work into the abbreviated timeline of a venture fund.”

Hanson dismantles the notion that that long hours are a mandatory part of a startup’s origin story — and, in fact, that there are other forces at play here. If tech financiers’ wealth depends on the productivity of its portfolio companies, then investor attitudes are partly responsible for the unhealthy work habits that have infected so many startups. “It’s not hard to understand why such a mythology serves the interest of money men who spread their bets wide and only succeed when unicorns emerge,” Hanson wrote. “Of course they’re going to desire fairytale sacrifices. There’s little to no consequence to them if the many fall by the wayside, spent to completion trying to hit that home run. Make me rich or die tryin’.”

Rabois tells WIRED that return on investment has nothing to do with it. “I feel it’s professional malpractice to give career advice to younger people that they don’t have to work hard,” he says. “People are going to wind up disappointed with their professional careers, lack of income, certainly with lack of reputation.” And easy affirmations could have devastating effects. “Look, there’s always trade-offs in life and success without sacrifice is a myth,” he says. People may aspire to be fitness models for Men’s Health, for example, but that’s not possible “if you don’t want to go to the gym everyday, if you’re not disciplined about what you eat.”

Rabois also says the call to work hard “has nothing to do with being a VC.” “That’s a nice clickbait sort of article or post,” he says, but it’s misleading. In fact, Rabois adds, practicing law is where he learned about the power of hard work. “High school and college were pretty easy for me,” he says, but in law, “several other very smart people just outworked me.” Tech isn’t even the most demanding field, he argues. “Certainly I worked harder in law than in tech.”

According to Hanson, however, the demand to sacrifice personal time is felt most keenly by employees, not executives, rolling downhill from the founder, gaining speed as it goes and landing on those “who actually have to make good on those exponential expectations.”

“Not only are these sacrifices statistically overwhelmingly likely to be in vain, they’re also completely disproportionate. The programmer or designer or writer or even manager that gives up their life for a 80+ hour moonshot will comparably-speaking be compensated in bananas, even if their lottery coupon should line up. The lion’s share will go to the Scar and his hyenas, not the monkeys,” Hanson writes. (When we’re talking about Silicon Valley salaries, of course, relativity is key.)

Fowler says the pressure manifests itself in two ways. Either management and founders tell employees they need to work long hours or they don’t belong. Or bosses don’t explicitly demand 10 to 14 hour workdays, “but employees who don’t work these hours are denied promotions or are seen as ‘not being cultural fits’ or ‘not being committed or passionate.’” Fowler has seen both examples in practice, including employees with families who “can ‘only work ten hours,’ and therefore aren’t ‘cut out’ for the industry.”

It “definitely limits the idea of a ‘someone who belongs in tech’ to the small section of the population that is young, has little to no responsibility, and honestly who doesn’t know any better,” Fowler says.

Ironically, this week’s debate occurred right in the middle of an initiative to move Silicon Valley culture away from that toxic definition of self-worth. On Tuesday, while Rabois was still tweeting out Nietzsche quotesand anecdotes from Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance in order to prove his point, Kip, a therapy startup backed by Y Combinator posted an Investor Pledge for Mental Health committed to building “a healthier culture in Silicon Valley” when it comes to burn-out, stress, and time management. The pledge was backed by seven small venture capital firms and a dozen or so investors.

Yet the message to startup employees remains muddled. Y Combinator may have invested in mental health, but one of the more contentious parts of this Twitter feud was a slide from a lecture that Rabois gave as part of a Stanford class on startups taught by Y Combinator’s Sam Altman. The slide features a quote from NFL football coach Bill Walsh. In one of his books, Walsh wrote that know you’re doing your job right if you’re up at 3am and “have a knot in your stomach, a rash on your skin, are losing sleep and losing touch with your wife and kids.” In a video of the class, Rabois pulls up the slide and tells the students, “If this doesn’t sound appetizing, you probably shouldn’t start a company truthfully.”

This post has been updated to clarify Robbins’ employment history.

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Couple ordered to hand over homeless man’s GoFundMe money — WGNO


After Johnny Bobbitt Jr., a homeless man with just $20 in his pocket, gave stranded motorist Kate McClure the money for gas last October, the woman and her boyfriend raised $400,000 to help him out.

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#BringItHome — Strange Days with Fernand Amandi


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The #FloridaPrimary was a shocker & on #StrangeDaysPodcastPOLITICO Florida’s Marc Caputo & Miami Herald David Smiley analyze the Andrew Gillum v. Ron DeSantis matchup + Cornell University Profs Laurence Moore & Isaac Kramnick discuss Atheism in American politics in their new book Godless Citizens in a Godly Republic 👇🏼

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Poverty Task Force invites Municipal Election Candidates and the public to test their knowledge about poverty in our community! —


At the Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force we listen to people in our communities with low income. In the lead up to this election, we asked people with low income what do you want for your families? “It turns out they want what people of all economic levels want: steady income, a home that is […]

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Amazon is 2nd US company to reach $1 trillion market value — The Denver Post


Amazon has become the second publicly traded company to be worth $1 trillion, hot on the heels of iPhone maker Apple.

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The US Military Sees Endless War as a “Victory” — Russia News Now


Prisons & Policing Inside the Prison Labor Strike: New Tactics Pay Off in Mainstream Coverage Human Rights How Progressives Can End the Era of Mediocre White Men in Power Environment & Health With Food Source Endangered, Southern Resident Killer Whales Face Extinction Politics & Elections As Hearings Begin, Democrats Told to “Go for the Jugular” […]

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Germany: Left-leaning pols form group to spur establishment — 4 atoms


Germany: Left-leaning pols form group to spur establishment One of Germany’s most prominent left-wing politicians is leading a new movement launched Tuesday with the aim of reviving the fortunes of the country’s ailing left by attracting like-minded people across party lines. https://ift.tt/2NM6e4k

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Explosions heard near Syria’s Hama: SANA — SuMaC Post! Co. 2


Several explosions were heard in Syria’s Hama countryside, Syrian state media said on Tuesday.

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NASA finds Super Typhoon Jebi undergoing eyewall replacement — Satoshi Nakamoto Blog


[ad_1] IMAGE: On Aug. 31 at 8:20 a.m. EDT (1220 UTC) NASA’s Aqua satellite found the coldest temperatures of the strongest thunderstorms (yellow) in Super Typhoon Jebi were as cold as or… view more Credit: Credits: NRL/NASA The tropical cyclone known as Jebi has intensified into a super typhoon and NASA’s Terra satellite found it was […]

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Westerham Wanderers tow the line for local school funds — Oxted and District Gazette


EIGHT members of the Westerham Club, affectionately known as the Westerham Wanderers, are taking to the tow path of the River Thames on Saturday, September 8 for a 50km hike to raise money for the town’s Churchill CE Primary School. Led by local businessmen Ray Barr who last year walked from Westerham to Canterbury, bringing […]

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Warren Buffetts, real and fake — Helytimes


These dudes started a fake Warren Buffett account on a bet, and within a few days it was retweeted by Peggy Noonan, Kanye, etc. Impressed with how generic and bland the advice was. The worship of Buffett as an oracle is not just a US phenomenon. If anything it may be stronger in Asia. In […]

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Why We Will Miss John McCain — FixPnyx


Demosthenes, a statesman in ancient Greece, was once asked what to do about the decline of Athens. His response was simple: “Do not do what you are doing now.” This, more than anything else, is why I think we will miss John McCain. Today, a grateful nation said goodbye to John McCain—the sailor, Senator, and […]

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Henry Arnhold, Patriarch of a Storied Banking Family, Dies at 96 by EMILY FLITTER — Jonathan Offt


By EMILY FLITTER After his family fled Nazi Germany, he helped re-establish its business, dating to 1864, in New York. He also had a hand in rebuilding his native Dresden. Published: August 29, 2018 at 10:11AM from NYT https://ift.tt/2NuDk8L

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How Hurricane Katrina survivors turned into fierce advocates for reproductive rights — For Your Society


By Jeremy Deaton Thirteen years ago, Hurricane Katrina stole the lives of more than 1,800 Americans and plunged New Orleans into pandemonium. Locals marked the storm’s anniversary by looking to the past, reflecting on its legacy and honoring those who were lost. Some, however, also looked to the years ahead with the knowledge that rising […]

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Difference — SarutaValentine


As I cherish these things that I have, I feel for others who don’t. I wish there was a way that I could give to them, but I can’t. Because of these circumstances I found myself bound by happenstance. I don’t want this blog to be entirely dedicated to me, I want to speak of […]

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Imo State Women Gets Trapped In Flood While On Their Way To Support State Governor — NAIJAROKO


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Millions of Afghans Face Risks of Drought Related Displacement — Russia News Now


Politics & Elections Deporting US Citizens: Trump’s New Fascistic Use of Law Economy & Labor The Devil’s in the Details: NAFTA Puts Trump in a Political Pickle Human Rights Audience and Authority in the UK Asylum-Seeking Process Politics & Elections Trump’s Disapproval Hits Record High After Manafort and Cohen News Economy & Labor Trump Proposes […]

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Abuse In Autism Treatment Needs More Coverage (Originally Published July 8th 2018) — Mentally Speaking


First off I would like to invite you to check out this link. This is beyond disturbing and unacceptable. And above all, abusive to autistic children, or ANYONE for that matter. https://abcnews.go.com/Health/electric-shock-therapy-special-students-treatment-torment/story?id=56238582 Another disturbing thing I discovered recently is the ABA is using autistic babies for research testing the same way dogs or small pets […]

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Fundraising for farmers & communities battling the crippling #drought is going from strength to strength at prisons in the Central West where over $15,000 has been raised by staff & inmates through initiatives including morning barbecues, an inmate concert & sausage sizzle.pic.twitter.com/nbfrXWnlpI — Site Title


Fundraising for farmers & communities battling the crippling #drought is going from strength to strength at prisons in the Central West where over $15,000 has been raised by staff & inmates through initiatives including morning barbecues, an inmate concert & sausage sizzle. pic.twitter.com/nbfrXWnlpI Fundraising for farmers & communities battling the crippling #drought is going from […]

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Do we need another planet to colonize? — Archy Worldys


Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku theorizes a possible future in which digital versions of humans are being beamed to other planets. The American theoretical physicist Michio Kaku says that one day the earth will become inhospitable, so we must look for ways to survive. Photo: AFP He said the laws of physics clearly showed that humans […]

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Brexit news: EU boss warns bloc MUST strike deal with UK or risk financial RUIN if no deal | UK | News | Express.co.uk — 61chrissterry


The revelation has led to the admission that Brussels has no “plan B” to cope with the chaos of the UK exiting the EU without a deal. A deficit of up to £12.7billion a year could result from the UK’s departure from the EU next March, influential German commissioner Mr Oettinger was forced to admit. […]

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Birdsong — subtext


“All life is a foreign country” –Jack Kerouac All my life my tongue could not curl about the words spoken here— my teeth cut my cheek as I stumbled over simple words, simple ideas. I was silenced in simple misunderstandings, in fear of the wrong word spoken too loudly, too softly, or not […]

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Hail damage and farming in the summer of 2018 — Coyote Gulch


From Westword (Linnea Covington): For micro farms like Lost Creek Farm, devastating storms can easily put them out of business, since crop insurance isn’t available for the small producers you usually see at farmers’ markets. The reason it’s so hard for these family plots to get insurance comes down to numbers and policies that center […]

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Sheehan Adopt-a-Family Project sponsors computer lab for foster kids — SCNG


Founder Melissa Sheehan-Clarkson, who runs Melissa’s Mutt Hutt — a dog walking and pet sitting company — said although the experience through the foundation brought joy to those who could least afford a holiday, she wanted to do more.

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Lyceum Theatre Temporary Part-time Manager Position — GULL LAKE | Saskatchewan


The Gull Lake Lyceum Theatre is inviting interested persons to submit their resumes for a temporary part-time relief manager position. This position will cover some of the regular Manager duties, while she is on brief medical leave. Training will be provided well in advance to the starting date. The position will involve working a minimum […]

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năm dài tháng rộng| hopega — Mười hai li kem tuyết


em về rồi, yoongi ơi «Chúng ta từng nghĩ rằng ‘mãi mãi’ là rất lâu, nên chúng ta mới hứa sẽ bên nhau mãi mãi.» ———— Jung Hoseok ngồi thẳng lưng trong căn lều của doanh trại, bên cạnh là ánh đèn bàn mờ nhạt và những tiếng côn trùng kêu rả rích đến khó […]

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A View of the Soldier, A View of the State: Alexander Somerville’s Letters from Ireland during the Famine of 1847. — thought press — GLOBAL1.BLOG


Victorian era travelogues fulfilled a demand among the British middle classes for accounts of Ireland from “reliable” narrators, as opposed to the unreliable Irish themselves. The British reading public’s fascination with the state of John Bull’s other island was coupled with a distrust of the Irish ability tell the truth. The upshot of these […] via […]

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Famine in the land — ShannonBuchbach — GLOBAL1.BLOG


My last two posts have been focused on digging into the Bible so I thought I may as well continue the theme. I still have vivid memories from childhood and adolescence of asking God to open His Word up to me. I was hungry to go beyond a surface level understanding, but didn’t know how […] […]

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Des centaines de milliers de personnes tournent le dos à la crise — Nouvelles Du Monde — GLOBAL1.BLOG


Au Venezuela, de plus en plus de personnes fuient la faim, la violence et l’oppression politique de ce pays d’Amérique du Sud autrefois riche. La vague de réfugiés pourrait plonger toute la région dans une crise profonde. Pedro était sur la route pendant un mois. Avec rien d’autre que les vêtements sur son dos et […] […]

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