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Trump takes on McCain over health care vote – CNN

Sunday, September 24, 2017

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Uber’s New CEO Just Sent an Amazing Email to Employees–And Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence – Inc.com

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Uber’s new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has only been on the job a matter of weeks, but a recent email to employees is proof positive that he’s the right man for the job. Yesterday, government officials in London announced that they would not be renewing Uber’s license to operate in the city. Shortly thereafter, Uber announced its intent to appeal the decision. Uber’s chief executive responded to the news with a…

Your internet isn’t getting any faster, but government might soon call it ‘high-speed’ anyway – Chicago Tribune

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Is the government doing a good enough job getting internet access to the people? Until recently, the government’s own assessment was no — things could be better for many Americans fed up with slow service, high prices or a lack of competition. But a looming change in the way officials define internet service may soon prompt the Federal Communications Commission to change its mind and say that, in fact, it…

Your Internet isn’t getting any faster, but the government might soon call it ‘high-speed’ anyway – Washington Post

Sunday, September 24, 2017

(iStock) Is the government doing a good enough job getting Internet access to the people? Until recently, the government’s own assessment was no — things could be better for many Americans fed up with slow service, high prices or a lack of competition. But a looming change in the way officials define Internet service may soon prompt the Federal Communications Commission to change its mind and say that, in fact, it looks…

One ‘auto-airhead’ took on a new career as an auto mechanic, and … – CNBC

Sunday, September 24, 2017

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The Athletic: Paywall sports journalism plants its flag Detroit – Crain’s Detroit Business

Sunday, September 24, 2017

The Athletic isn’t offering the enormous wages that The National spent to hire prestige journalists such as Frank Deford and Mike Lupica, but it isn’t being cheap. They’re paying salaries and benefits luring talent away from old-line media, while also picking up jobless sports reporters laid off in the waves of local and national cutbacks. The site’s owners say they’re keenly cognizant of burning through cash. They’ve raised $7.7 million…

iPhone X Is Everything Wrong With Tim Cook’s Apple – Forbes

Sunday, September 24, 2017

“Say hello to the future” adorns Apple’s iPhone X marketing. That is true… as time moves forward the future of the American company is selling more handsets to a captive audience. But is the iPhone X really the future of smartphones? Or is it just Tim Cook forgetting the lessons of Steve Jobs and following market expectations and demands? Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at…

Changes are coming to baseball, but fans deserve report why they … – Chicago Tribune

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Commissioner Rob Manfred announced in May a reconstituted 16-member competition committee formed to address subjects such as the pace of game and roster sizes. Baseball owners, managers, a couple of former players and executives, including Cubs President Theo Epstein, had conference calls to discuss the game’s most pressing issues, which now presumably includes the debate over whether expanded netting at ballparks should be mandatory instead of optional. Obviously there have…

A baseball struck a young girl in the head last week. We need rules to stop that. – Washington Post

Sunday, September 24, 2017

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Canon’s New ‘Virtual Camera’ Tech is Something Straight Out of Sci-Fi – PetaPixel (blog)

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Intel isn’t the only one working on sci-fi-style virtual camera systems for things like sporting events. Canon just announced that it’s developing a new “Free Viewpoint” virtual camera system that will let you virtually move around inside a recorded event. When deployed at a sports stadium or arena, the technology would allow a “virtual camera” to move around and view the action from pretty much any vantage point in the…

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus Camera Best Yet, Best Reason To Buy Say Reviews – Forbes

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Credit: Apple iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 cameras. Apple has nailed (once again) the cameras on its newest phones, according to some early reviews. The iPhone 8 has one primary 12MP camera on the back with an f/1.8 lens and optical image stabilization. The Plus adds one more with a f/2.8 aperture. Both the 8 and 8 Plus have 7-megapixel selfie cameras. TechCrunch: High Dynamic Range (HDR) has been…

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1 – Fstoppers

Sunday, September 24, 2017

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of using it, I still am consistently learning something new. I have found that there are so many new photographers who either feel too overwhelmed to start learning the intensive software, or they still aren’t confident that they have been using it correctly. Because of this, I…

Pete Turner, Color Photography Icon, Dies at 83 – PetaPixel (blog)

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Pete Turner, the American photographer who’s recognized as one of the first masters of color photography, has died. He was 83. The New York Times reports that Turner passed away from cancer at his home on Long Island, New York, on September 18th. In 2000, Photo District News magazine readers and website visitors voted Turner as one of the 20 most influential photographers of all time. Here’s what photographer Eric…

What President Trump doesn’t get about the NFL – Washington Post

Sunday, September 24, 2017

How the NFL responds to Donald Trump’s spit-foaming is hardly a test case for whether the republic will stand. Nevertheless, the league is a maker of manners in this country, so it means something that Commissioner Roger Goodell and others are getting it right, striking the perfect calm but resistant tone in response to Trump’s gutter-mouthing, a tone that says, “We’re not your personal WrestleMania, and don’t use us for…

North Korea says strike on US is ‘inevitable’ as Pentagon flies bombers off coast – Fox News

Sunday, September 24, 2017

North Korean foreign minister rebukes Trump at UN Greg Palkot reports from South Korea North Korea’s foreign minister called U.S. President Donald Trump “a mentally deranged person full of megalomania” and promised a strike on the American mainland was “inevitable” in a blistering speech to the United Nations General Assembly Saturday. The address by Ri Yong Ho began as the Pentagon announced that it had flown bombers and…

‘It’s surreal, to be honest,’ Stephen Curry says of President Trump uninviting Warriors to the White House – Washington Post

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Warriors guard Stephen Curry takes questions from the media Saturday after he was singled out in a tweet from President Trump. (Janie McCauley/Associated Press) OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry went to bed Friday night thinking he and the rest of the Golden State Warriors would convene Saturday for their first day of practice to decide whether they would be making the NBA champions’ traditional White House visit when they travel…

Trump pressures senators to back Republican healthcare bill – Reuters

Sunday, September 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday blasted Senator John McCain for dealing a possibly fatal blow to the latest Republican attempt to dismantle Obamacare. According to a new independent analysis, the bill awaiting a Senate vote could lead to 21 million fewer Americans having health insurance. McCain, an Arizona Republican who is being treated for brain cancer and cast a crucial “no” vote to defeat a similar…

Your internet isn’t getting any faster, but government might soon call it ‘high-speed’ anyway – Chicago Tribune

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Is the government doing a good enough job getting internet access to the people? Until recently, the government’s own assessment was no — things could be better for many Americans fed up with slow service, high prices or a lack of competition. But a looming change in the way officials define internet service may soon prompt the Federal Communications Commission to change its mind and say that, in fact, it…

Your Internet isn’t getting any faster, but the government might soon call it ‘high-speed’ anyway – Washington Post

Sunday, September 24, 2017

(iStock) Is the government doing a good enough job getting Internet access to the people? Until recently, the government’s own assessment was no — things could be better for many Americans fed up with slow service, high prices or a lack of competition. But a looming change in the way officials define Internet service may soon prompt the Federal Communications Commission to change its mind and say that, in fact, it looks…