“Lord Ahmed of Rotherham?” I thought that was a joke — the nickname of a soccer player, or a crazy morning DJ or something. But it’s not a joke. Nazir Ahmed, Baron Ahmed of Rotherham is a real British Lord. In the US he’d probably be a Senator or Congressman. Although to be fair, the House of Lords has less power than the US Congress, so maybe the joke’s on us.
Towards an Information Operations Kill Chain, by Bruce Schneier
The Church and the Scandal of Sexual Abuse, by Pope Emeritus Benedict
Pierre Bear, by Patricia Scarry – have to watch for this one.
For better or for worse (for worse, in my opinion), the local jurisdictions around here have all started pilot programs for various forms of “dockless” mobility device sharing–bikes (some e-bikes) and e-scooters. The dockless bicycle program seems to be much less popular than the e-scooters, at least based on the numbers I’ve seen. Unlike the […]
The sentiment seems to be: “Globalization enriches us all. If it’s not enriching you, well, you aren’t really one of us.”
Just knowing there are words for sins can be helpful. There’s rash judgement, detraction, and calumny. There’s also flattery, adulation, and complaisance.
Well, okay, but they didn’t know it was unsafe before, until a bunch of people got food poisoning. That seems to keep happening every few months. Have things changed so it’s not likely to happen again, or is the strategy to do nothing different, wait for people to get sick, and then have another recall?