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Archive for September, 2023
Family of bullied teen who died after student punched him reaches historic $27M settlement — NBC News
Diego Stolz's family said they made several complaints that he was being bullied. Their attorneys say it is the largest school bullying settlement in U.S. history.
Jann Wenner Removed From Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Board After Controversial Comments About Black and Female Musicians — Variety
A day after the publication of a New York Times interview in which Rolling Stone magazine founder Jann Wenner said that Black and female musicians "didn't articulate at the level" of the white musicians featured in his new book of interviews, "The Masters," the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced that he has been removed from its board of directors.
The White House is trying to sell 'Bidenomics,' but poll after poll shows that the public is extremely unhappy with the economy. What does the public see that the bureaucrats don't?
Engineering student run over by Seattle police remembered as 'brilliant' and 'full of hope' — NBC News
Indian American leaders are calling for justice after a Seattle police officer said 23-year-old Jaanhavi Kandula, a student at Northeastern University, had "limited value."
The Teton Crest Trail is a 40-mile high route that traverses ridges offering spectacular wide-angle views of towering granite peaks, glacier-carved canyons, crystalline lakes and wildflower-pocked meadows. It's truly one of our nation's most scenic and iconic trails.
An Appalachian school district’s daring experiment in economic integration.
With “Last Splash,” Kim Deal’s band the Breeders seemed like rock’s post-Nirvana future. Touring again 30 years later, they explain how they fell apart.
Shawnee Chasser has decided to tear down her longtime treehouse after Miami-Dade County fined her over $45,000 for violations.
I enjoyed mixing movies and music so much, I'm going to do it again.
Chabad Center enters second year of meeting need in the Valley
Utah GOP Sen. Mitt Romney won't seek reelection in 2024, marking end to decadeslong political career
Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney will not run for reelection in 2024. The former presidential candidate and Massachusetts governor said Wednesday that the country’s many challenges call for a younger generation of leaders.
Because of a wonderful orange juice scam in "Trading Places," the Eddie Murphy Rule wound up in the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulation act.
Something that I've worked on a bunch professionally, but never written about here: online identity verification is really important for access to government services, access to which is increasingly intermediated via the internet. The current approach to verifying identities generally relies on verification of information in credit records, which is bad and foolish for lots of reasons. The proper solution is the remote presentation of mobile driver's licenses. That's ~3 years off, I regret.
The Chagrin Valley Jaycees will be holding their third annual food truck fundraiser Sept. 23.
There's nothing complicated about company culture. Culture simply happens. It's emergent behavior. There's nothing to do, it just is. A company's culture is a 50-day moving average. It's what you've been collectively doing as a company over the last 50 days. How do you treat people? Who have you hired (or fired) and why? What do you wh...
Seattle police officer said woman killed by other officer had 'limited value,' bodycam video shows — NBC News
Daniel Auderer can be heard in the clip laughing about the woman's death and discussing details of the car crash in a call with the Seattle Police Officers Guild's president.
The Betting Table is how product priorities are chosen in Shape Up. It’s essentially a planning meeting—priorities are debated, projects picked, and teams finalized—but, it still prompts a lot of questions. What’s so different? Let’s start with the basics. The meeting is three people: Jason (CEO), David (CTO), and myself (Head of Produ...
This newsletter is putting a reporter into the courtroom for the Google monopoly trial. You can get a daily update of the biggest antitrust case in a generation at Big Tech on Trial.
Ranjith Varma, 55, of Manassas, Virginia, was unresponsive about halfway through 18-mile hike amid temperatures of 100F
If your city is doing a street reconstruction project that involves replacing the curb, then don’t miss the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to do a something majorly transformative…by simply moving the curb.
...and why it is so draining and burnout-inducing
I didn't think there were this many ways to tell somebody to fck off.
Let’s bring back an era of accountability.
The judge who signed off on a search warrant authorizing the raid of a newspaper office in Marion, Kansas, is facing a complaint about her decision and has been asked by a judicial body to respond, records shared with CNN by the complainant show.
In recent weeks, a number of aggressive encounters between humans and grizzly bears in Montana have been reported.
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Chagrin Falls Village Council to apply for federal grant for even more work on Locust Lane.
I'm often asked how you know if an idea — product, business, or otherwise — is good. Good enough to pursue. Good enough to follow. Good enough to invest in. Good enough to get behind. You don't know. You feel. You give into your intuition, you tune into your senses, you notice goosebumps. What does it feel like? What's the vibe of this...
Furniture used to last generations. Now it barely survives a move. Industry insiders explain.
Geauga County Common Pleas Court Judge Timothy Grendell and the disciplinary counsel recently filed lengthy witness lists for the judge’s upcoming disciplinary hearing before the Supreme Court of Ohio’s Board
Developer productivity is so August 2023. Enter Developer Counter-Productivity. Productive developers spend more of their time and energy on high-leverage activities. Counter-productive developers spend more time and energy on low or negative-leverage activities. This skew is often only marginally within their control (and sometimes completely out of their control). It explains why the same developers in a different environment can be so much more (or less) productive.
You work as a product manager at an e-commerce company. Your team prioritizes a performance tweak you hope will improve page load time. You release an improvement and find that time spent on site increases, correlating with a higher average order value (AOV) and increased ad revenue.
We believe in extending our product philosophy across all aspects of our company — especially customer support. We interviewed our in-house CX team to share how Linear uses Linear.
There's no way out of the parking tickets or the fleecing, but come on, Chicago Parking Meters investors, voluntarily give something back.
From destroying documents to trying to stop a public feed of the antitrust trial, Google knows the value of its own privacy.
The billlionaire allegedly feared the strike on Crimea could trigger nuclear war.
The video of Ta’Kiya Young slaying shows a violent, potentially criminal act, Jeff Wenninger writes.
Leonard Mack, who served seven and half years in prison for the crime, said, "I never lost hope that one day that I would be proven innocent."
The Web is a little bit darker today, a fair bit poorer.
In a Netflix documentary, survivors of sexual abuse and the whistleblower who spoke out share harrowing testimonies
All 25 car brands reviewed raised privacy concerns regarding customer data.
Bad news: your car is a spy. Every major car brand failed a recent privacy and security test from Mozilla. You’re probably driving around in a "privacy nightmare" that may collect information as sensitive as your race, health status, and sexual activity.
View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2009 CD release of "Deeptronica " on Discogs.
Molly Holzschlag, whose pioneering work in online design standards led to her being dubbed "the fairy godmother of the web," has died at age 60.
Enrique Tarrio, former national chairman of the Proud Boys right-wing group, was on Tuesday sentenced to 22 years in prison after being convicted of spearheading a plot to stop the certification of the 2020 election results, culminating in the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
£62,995 OTR/£66,607 as tested/£680pcm Is the ownership experience as bright and sunny as the car itself? Ollie Marriage THAT’S NOT A VW ID.BUZZ YOU’RE LOOKING AT. BUT THAT’S FINE, because this is a story with a lengthy back story. I’m taking you back to May 2017 and I’m in the south of Spain to ‘drive’ the ID.Buzz concept. It’s predictably dreadful, but the experience of being in it is wonderful. It’s bright, airy, cool, and stacked with neat details. VW is promising to have it in production in
The police department in Oakboro, North Carolina, has been asked to address drivers misusing a left-turn lane—but this is not a policing issue, and no level of enforcement can correct it. Instead, let’s look at the street’s design.
An unruly market may undo the work of a giant cartel and of an inspired, decades-long ad campaign
View Timothy J. Baeslach's obituary, send flowers and sign the guestbook.
Harris Wolobah’s cause of death not yet determined but relatives fear complications from Pacqui chip a factor
The phrase “Stockholm Syndrome” was invented by a police psychiatrist to discredit a female hostage in a 1973 bank heist who criticized the police.
You can’t have margin without constraints. At 37signals, we work in 6-week cycles. At the end of the 6 weeks, whatever we’re building has to ship. After the cycle, we have a 2-week cool-down where people can roam, experiment, and fix a nagging frustration or two. It's also a chance to slow down, reflect, and recalibrate. The cool-down ...
Cuba has uncovered a human trafficking ring that has coerced its citizens to fight for Russia in the war in Ukraine, its foreign ministry said on Monday, adding that Cuban authorities were working to "neutralize and dismantle" the network.
Built in 1867, the Trinidad was plagued with structural issues and sank nearly a century and a half ago. Historians intend to nominate it for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.
A new mapping project by Natural England will help unearth the deep history and mystery of this ancient network of subterranean tracks.
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Michael Fassbender stars as the titular Killer in David Fincher's new film who listens to The Smiths. "I thought it was amusing and funny," Fincher said of the choice. The Killer is out October 27.
For 30 years, a memorial to Nazi collaborators sat largely unnoticed just outside Philadelphia. Now it’s drawing outrage. — Philadelphia Inquirer
For 30 years, a memorial to Nazi collaborators sat largely unnoticed just outside Philadelphia. Now it’s drawing outrage.
A law enforcement team in northeast Oklahoma believes the prolific serial killer known as "BTK" may be responsible for several additional unsolved missing person and homicide cases. Now they're hoping the public can help them identify barns and silos in Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri that the self-proclaimed BTK killer Dennis Rader sketched in never-before-seen detailed drawings.
On May 27, 1956, millions of Americans tuned in to The Ed Sullivan Show, expecting the usual variety of comedians, talents and musical guests. What they weren’t prepared for was a short animated film that Sullivan introduced thusly: Just last week you read about the H-bomb being dropped.
A $4 thrift store purchase turned out to be a rare painting by American artist N.C. Wyeth.
Back in the 1980s, cops in LA wrote 40,000 jaywalking tickets a year. Now they write ZERO.Buy me tacos ðð®âº https://patreon.com/roa… a road quest...
Dominic Pezzola was sentenced to 10 years. Ethan Nordean was sentenced to 18 years. Judge Timothy Kelly called the events of Jan. 6 "a national disgrace."
Jimmy Buffett, 'Margaritaville' singer-songwriter and lifestyle tycoon, dies at 76 — Los Angeles Times
A storyteller who specialized in tales of beach bums, burnouts and small-time hustlers, Buffett chronicled coastal life with humor and a light touch.
Federal asset forfeitures topped burglary losses for the first time in 2014.
The Florida governor's operation went to extraordinary lengths to intimidate a high school sophomore—all for a question about Donald Trump.