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AI is likely to "sharpen the knife blade of capitalism" (Ted Chiang in the New Yorker)

Democratic Underground 24 Sep 2023
I missed Chiang's New Yorker piece when it was published in May ... https.// -snip- ... -snip- ... https.// Archive page at https.// Will A.I ... By Ted Chiang ... .

Great. OpenAI's CEO is a doomsday prepper who thinks AI might attack us & has ...

Democratic Underground 27 Feb 2023
Just the person we want in charge of society- and economy-disrupting AI ... "I prep for survival," said Altman, per the profile, while sitting around a fire pit at a Y Combinator party ... From the New Yorker, https.// and archive link https.// . ... -snip- ... -snip-. A.I ... .

The Meaning of African American Studies

Democratic Underground 04 Feb 2023
https.// No paywall. https.// On Wednesday, February 1st, the first day of Black History Month, the College Board released its long-awaited curriculum for a new Advanced Placement class in African American studies ... course and the College Board itself ... G ... *snip*. .

The Secret Abortions of Texas

Democratic Underground 18 Jan 2023
https.// No paywall. https.// Shortly after nine o’clock on the morning of June 24th, a woman in her forties, whom I’ll call Luisa, arrived for her appointment at an abortion clinic in Texas ... A single mother of three who moved to the U.S ... Wade ... Wade ... *snip*. .

New Yorker cites performance issues and unprofessional behavior as the reasons it fired editor who ...

The Daily Mail 26 Jul 2022
Overbey, 50, an archive editor who worked at The New Yorker since 1994, fired off another string of poison-pen tweets on Monday announcing she'd been canned, and said Remnick, 63, plotted to 'intimidate and silence women.' ... 'So the @NewYorker has fired me, effective immediately,' she posted ... 'The @NewYorker is, in many ways, a wonderful institution.

Should Leopards Be Paid for Their Spots?

Democratic Underground 23 Mar 2022
https.// ... In 1962, Cassini provided her with a striking leopard coat. Knee-length, with three-quarter sleeves and six buttons that fastened across the chest, the coat was not made from a synthetic leopard-patterned fabric ... .

Legacy of the “Dark Side”

Human Rights Watch 10 Jan 2022
... press release, March 27, 2013, https.//

An inside look at the Internet Archive

CBS News 30 Mar 2021
The New Yorker magazine recently featured a profile of the Internet Archive, an attempt to preserve the entire web. Nick Thompson, editor of, joins "CBS This Morning. Saturday" with more on the story ... .

National Archives Report Someone Tried to Scrawl "Total Authority" with Sharpie on U.S. Constitution

Democratic Underground 15 Apr 2020
... United States Constitution with a Sharpie, the National Archives reported on Tuesday ... https.//

What Mueller Indictment Reveals About WikiLeaks' Ties to Russia

Democratic Underground 27 Jul 2018
Finally, on July 14th, Guccifer 2.0 sent WikiLeaks an encrypted attachment that, according to the indictment, contained “instructions on how to access an online archive of stolen DNC documents.” Four days later, WikiLeaks confirmed that it had accessed the archive and claimed that it would release the material that week ...

Molly Ringwald on `troubling´ The Breakfast Club in the Me Too era

This is Money 07 Apr 2018
Molly Ringwald on `troubling´ The Breakfast Club in the Me Too era (PA Archive/PA). My second piece for the New Yorker has been published today! @NewYorker https.//— Molly Ringwald (@MollyRingwald) April 6, 2018. Ringwald wrote ... She added. “What’s more, as I can see now, Bender sexually harasses Claire throughout the film ... .

Why is a RUSSIAN lobbyist also working at State Dept and involved with an FBI program?

Democratic Underground 11 Jul 2017
Bear with me. This list is from the Browder report that was sent to Grassley who in turn sent it to Boente in March 2017, basically asking WTF are you doing about all these Russian operatives/lobbyists. How many more Russian lobbyists are on the fed payroll? ... i ... ii ... iii ... https.// ... .

What Happened After Mexico’s Greatest Architect Was Turned Into a Diamond

New Yorker 21 May 2017
The ring was conceived as part of a project by the American conceptual artist Jill Magid, with the idea that it might be exchanged for the architect’s professional archive, which has been kept in Switzerland for close to twenty-five years ... at newyorker.comRelated..

Jazz: A Few Definitions

New Yorker 02 Mar 2017
What is jazz? No single definition can suffice. Jazz is all around us. See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated.. Daily Cartoon. Thursday, March 2nd. Lou Reed’s Archive, Coming to the New York Public Library. Daily Cartoon. Wednesday, March 1st ... .

Postscript: Mary Tyler Moore

New Yorker 26 Jan 2017
MTM dying is more than this feminist can take this week,” my feminist friend Andrew texted me this afternoon ... On “Mary Tyler Moore,” she got it ... See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated. ... Immersion Therapy in the Trump Archive. A Man Without Qualities ... .

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