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Irresponsible, neglectful Boomers and their horrible Millennial offspring. Unconscious premise of Gen X JJ Abrams?

 

A first look inside Impact Hub in Station North's The Centre - Baltimore Business Journal http://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/blog/cyberbizblog/2015/12/a-first-look-inside-impact-hub-in-sta...

 

Why people used to look so serious in photos but now have big smiles

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*...to smile for the camera, to mug and pose, is strictly a learned habit. Historians say that the photographic grin not only a recent ritual, but also a somewhat artificial one: abetted by the camera industry, and entwined with the rise of cheerfulness as an American cultural norm.

Why people used to look so serious in photos but now have big smiles - The Washington Post

 

NY Speaker Shelly Silver guilty on all counts: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/01/nyregion/sheldon-silver-guilty-corruption-trial.htm Has anyone looked into Maryland legislators' income sources at their "day jobs"?

 

Wow. Big changes with Wordpress, which runs about a quarter of the Web. Time to learn some JavaScript I guess. http://ma.tt/2015/11/dance-to-calypso/

 

The New Intolerance of Student Activism

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I don't think this is "new" at all, but it is alarming.

How a discussion over Halloween costume sensitivity at Yale has devolved into an effort to censor dissenting views...

"...a faction of students are now trying to get the couple removed from their residential positions, which is to say, censured and ousted from their home on campus. Hundreds of Yale students are attacking them, some with hateful insults, shouted epithets, and a campaign of public shaming."

The Halloween Costume Controversy at Yale's Silliman College - The Atlantic

 
 

Summer just ended. Four different families on our block arrived home with camping/vacation gear in the last fifteen minutes.

 

Working for Amazon sounds like a combination of nightmares from "Gattaca," "Brazil," and "The Hunger Games" http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/16/technology/inside-amazon-wrestling-big-ideas-in-a-bruising-workpla...