Monthly Archives: September 2020

Predicting When the Sky Will Bleed: MIT-Led Team to Develop Software to Help Forecast Space Storms

Sara Cody of MIT – On a moonless night on August 28, 1859, the sky began to bleed. The phenomenon behind the northern lights had gone global: an aurora stretching luminous, rainbow fingers across time zones and continents illuminated the … Continue reading

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Radio listening has plummeted. NPR is reaching a bigger audience than ever. What gives?

SARAH SCIRE of Nieman Lab – Since the pandemic took hold in the United States, NPR’s radio ratings have taken a nosedive. Half of AM/FM listening in the United States takes place in a car, but between reduced (or eliminated) commutes … Continue reading

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Justice Dept. Intervenes to Help Trump in E. Jean Carroll Rape Lawsuit

Government lawyers made the unusual move of seeking to take over President Trump’s defense in a defamation suit brought by Ms. Carroll, who has claimed Mr. Trump raped her in the 1990s.  Alan Feuer in the New York Times – … Continue reading

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Radnor publishes a popular daily news roundup covering cyber security, hacking, cyber crime, identity theft and medical records theft

Check it out to see if it is helpful. Here’s the latest edition – Cyber Plotters

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What Does Boredom Do to Us—and for Us?

 Margaret Talbot of the New Yorker Magazine – Humans have been getting bored for centuries, if not millennia. Now there’s a whole field to study the sensation, at a time when it may be more rampant than ever. Quick inventory: … Continue reading

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