FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page – The Washington Post

FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/fbi-obtained-fisa-warrant-to-monitor-former-trump-adviser-carter-page/2017/04/11/620192ea-1e0e-11e7-ad74-3a742a6e93a7_story.html?utm_term=.0ea551233edc The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials […] more…

A Stroll Through a Forest of Ribbons That Simulates Synesthesia

A Stroll Through a Forest of Ribbons That Simulates Synesthesia https://hyperallergic.com/361561/a-stroll-through-a-forest-of-ribbons-that-simulates-synesthesia/ Anne Patterson’s installation Pathless Woods at the Ringling Museum of Art suggests a walk through the woods, despite having none of the literal characteristics of the outdoors. Sarah Rose SharpMarch 30, 2017 Feb 21, 2017 at 9:11am PST Pathless Woods by Anne Patterson at […] more…

This San Francisco-based rental auction startup cares not about your silly housing crisis – by seung-y-lee – The San Francisco Examiner

This San Francisco-based rental auction startup cares not about your silly housing crisis – by seung-y-lee – The San Francisco Examiner http://www.sfexaminer.com/san-francisco-based-rental-auction-startup-cares-not-silly-housing-crisis/ By Seung Y. Lee on April 10, 2017 1:00 am I’ve known about Rentberry since last year when they launched. And until now, I shied away from writing about them because I was […] more…

Robert Reich: What the Kushner/Bannon Brawl Is All About

Robert Reich: What the Kushner/Bannon Brawl Is All About http://www.newsweek.com/robert-reich-what-kushner-bannon-brawl-all-about-581270 By Robert Reich On 4/10/17 at 8:46 AM This article first appeared on RobertReich.org. The White House war between Stephen Bannon and Jared Kushner wouldn’t matter in a normal administration with a normal president. But there’s nothing normal about the Trump White House, whose major […] more…

Bannon’s Views Can Be Traced to a Book That Warns, ‘Winter Is Coming’ – NYTimes.com

Bannon’s Views Can Be Traced to a Book That Warns, ‘Winter Is Coming’ – NYTimes.com https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/04/08/us/politics/stephen-bannon-book-fourth-turning.html By JEREMY W. PETERS April 8, 2017 Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s chief strategist, is an avid reader of “The Fourth Turning,” a 1997 book that suggests the United States is headed for a catastrophic period soon. Al Drago / The New […] more…

The Day the Senate Died

Thursday is the day the judicial filibuster in the Senate is scheduled to die. There hasn’t been much of an effort to save it, but there have been a lot of lamentations for the slow demise of the World’s Greatest Deliberative Body (WGDB), otherwise known as the U.S. Senate. Here are five insights into what […] more…

FACT CHECK: Trump’s Claim That The 2009 Stimulus Built Nothing

Speaking to CEOs on Tuesday, President Trump touted his plans for deregulation and infrastructure-building. In the process, he made a striking claim: that the Obama administration passed an infrastructure bill that built nothing and gave money to social programs. You may not remember that happening (because it didn’t). Here’s what Trump seems to have been […] more…

Where Non-Techies Can Get With the Programming – NYTimes.com

Where Non-Techies Can Get With the Programming – NYTimes.com https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/04/04/education/edlife/where-non-techies-computer-programming-coding.html By STEVE LOHR April 4, 2017 David Plunkert When the Georgetown University Law Center offered computer programming last year, it was an experiment, a single class for about 20 students. It was filled almost instantly, and the waitlist swelled to 130. This semester, the law school has […] more…

Learning to Think Like a Computer – NYTimes.com

Learning to Think Like a Computer – NYTimes.com https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/04/04/education/edlife/teaching-students-computer-code.html By LAURA PAPPANO April 4, 2017 A kindergartner organizes blocks into a sequence of commands at the Eliot-Pearson Children’s School at Tufts University. Charlie Mahoney for The New York Times In “The Beauty and Joy of Computing,” the course he helped conceive for nonmajors at the University of […] more…

A judge rules Trump may have incited violence … and Trump again has his own mouth to blame – The Washington Post

A judge rules Trump may have incited violence … and Trump again has his own mouth to blame – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/04/02/a-judge-rules-trump-may-have-incited-violence-and-trump-again-has-his-own-mouth-to-blame/?utm_term=.7066019af05d Trump calls for multiple ejections during rally Play Video0:51 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called for the removal of hecklers from his crowd at a rally in Louisville, Kentucky. Rough Cut (no […] more…
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