Light, wheat, and easy to drink.
- The Phat Pack – Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band
- 2006 DCI Columbia
- Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John
- Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return – Various Artists
- The Feeling – Twelve Stops and Home
- 2011 DCI Southwestern Championship
Rural residents, who make up about 20% of the U.S. population, are more vulnerable than urban counterparts to job change and potential job loss due to automation, artificial intelligence, and technological change. According to a new report, America at Work, released today by Walmart, the 190 million Americans who live outside of major metro areas find themselves at a disadvantage to urban centers when it comes to capacity for resilience in the face of automation. Yet rarely are residents of rural areas, small cities or towns seeing their needs addressed in efforts and discussions around the future of work. The reasons for their vulnerability are diverse — ranging from lags in postsecondary attainment to an occupational mix heavily weighted towards high-risk jobs in manufacturing, agriculture, and retail — but they aren’t simple. The solutions required are equally as diverse, reflecting the varied history, demographics, vision, and needs of rural communities and small towns across the country. How should communities prepare for these coming disruptions?
— Read on www.newamerica.org/work-workers-technology/shiftlabs/blog/new-america-launches-rural-shiftlabs-initiative/
Now, documents show that the CEO of FuckJerry, Mick Purzycki, who was a producer of Fyre, also claimed to have “final cut” over the documentary while it was being put together. Though his editing authority was later “superseded by the distribution agreement where the final cut was with the director,” according to Netflix, the way the movie was produced suggests that FuckJerry used the film to launder the troubled company’s reputation. And what appeared to be a story of competing films turns out to be something else: A genuine investigative documentary struggling for attention against a shadow public relations campaign.
— Read on newrepublic.com/article/153095/fyre-festival-huge-scam-netflixs-fyre-documentary-scam-too
Jimmy Carter just won his third Grammy award. What are you doing with your life?
While I posted many photos for WGI on their various social media platforms, I took many more photos and have uploaded them to my SmugMug account. These photos are free for you to check out and share. All I ask is that you give me credit if you share any photos from my collection.
“More and more is being learned about the now-undeniable link between concussions especially repeat concussions — and subsequent problems with dementia, depression, early onset Alzheimer’s, an entire array of serious medical problems stemming from an injury that is more common in football than in most other sports.”
“Here’s the truth,” Costas said. “America’s most popular sport is a fundamentally dangerous game where the risk of catastrophic injury is not incidental, it is significant.”
— Read on www.espn.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/25914913/inside-story-how-legendary-nfl-broadcaster-bob-costas-ended-excised-football-nbc-espn
Francisco Lindor’s spring training appears to be over before it even begins.
Cleveland announced on Friday that their star shortstop is expected to “return to Major League game activity” in seven to nine weeks after incurring a right calf strain.
— Read on www.tsn.ca/cleveland-s-lindor-calf-strain-out-7-9-weeks-1.1254443
Totally forgot to publish this last week.
New month, new playlist
- Duke Ellington – Live at the Blue Note