People Who Buy Smart Speakers Have Given Up on Privacy, Researchers Find
If you find always-listening smart devices creepy, but bought an Amazon Echo anyway, you’re not alone. A recent study from researchers at the University of
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/vba7xj/people-who-buy-smart-speakers-have-given-up-on-privacy-researchers-find

David Mamet on Ricky Jay, a Great Astonisher and ‘Truest Friend’
An Appraisal David Mamet, at right, on the set of his movie “Redbelt,” with, from left, John Machado, Randy Couture, Ricky Jay and Meg Librizzi.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/28/theater/david-mamet-ricky-jay.html

Darwin Was a Slacker and You Should Be Too
When you examine the lives of history’s most creative figures, you are immediately confronted with a paradox: They organize their lives around their work, but...
http://nautil.us/issue/46/balance/darwin-was-a-slacker-and-you-should-be-too

Wall Street Rule for the #MeToo Era: Avoid Women at All Cost
No more dinners with female colleagues. Don’t sit next to them on flights. Book hotel rooms on different floors. Avoid one-on-one meetings.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-03/a-wall-street-rule-for-the-metoo-era-avoid-women-at-all-cost

The Simple Joy of “No Phones Allowed”
A few nights ago I saw Jack White in concert. It was a wonderful night, and a big part of that was due to a new rule he has imposed on all his tour dates: no phones
https://www.raptitude.com/2018/11/joy-no-phones/

The Death of Tumblr
Tumblr will ban 'female-presenting nipples' and other content beginning December 17, 2018.
https://boingboing.net/2018/12/03/the-death-of-tumblr.html

Camille Paglia: ‘Hillary wants Trump to win again’
Camille Paglia is one of the most interesting and explosive thinkers of our time. She transgresses academic boundaries and blows up media forms.
https://spectator.us/camille-paglia-hillary-trump/