Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The Brawl Of America

Revisiting the overlooked 2006 masterpiece with director Alfonso Cuarón.
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Morning · Tue, Dec 27
GOING IT ALONE
OUR QUICKLY-APPROACHING FUTURE
'Children Of Men' Might Be The Most Relevant Film Of 2016
vulture.com
Revisiting the overlooked 2006 masterpiece with director Alfonso Cuarón.
THE WAY IT'S MEAN'T TO BE CALCULATED
In The Race To Build The Best AI, There's Already One Clear Winner
qz.com
As Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Baidu take turns leapfrogging each other in artificial intelligence innovation, one company stands to profit from any outcome: Nvidia.
NEVER EVEN BEEN IN A COCKPIT
WATCH: Passenger Lands A Plane With Zero Experience Whatsoever
digg.com
This poor guy didn't really understand what he had signed up for, white-knuckling it all the way down in sheer terror before breaking into happy tears upon landing.
APPS WE DIGG
The Best Way You're Not Using Your iPad
duetdisplay.com
Duet Display lets you easily sync up your iPad as a second display. And twice the screen space means twice the productivity. Just duet. (You know you want to.)
DID I DO THAT?
JUST A SMALL TOWN BOY
How Mayor Stephen Reed Destroyed Harrisburg
thebaffler.com
The shared rise and fall of Reed and Harrisburg was decades in the making, a story of ambition and corruption that stands out even in Pennsylvania.
A DEEP CUT
How A 2011 Hack You've Never Heard Of Changed The Internet's Infrastructure
slate.com
It all started with an internet user in Iran who couldn't get into his Gmail account.
WHERE R THEY NOW?
DAMN DANIEL, IT'S BEEN A WHILE
What Went Viral In 2016  — And Where Is It Now?
theringer.com
As dazed as we might be by the ravenous online news cycle, it's nothing compared to whatever happens to the actual people, things, and institutions that made the marquee for each year's most viral narratives.
UNITED STATES OF CHRISTIANITY
Mapping America's Religious Regions
ocregister.com
America is largely Christian, but there's a lot of variation there. These maps break down where different religions and denominations are dominant.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
THE OL' TETRAHEDRAL RACKS
Somehow, This Is A Working Gear
digg.com
It's not, you know, a gear you'd use for any practical purpose. But it's a really nifty concept and execution.
IN THE NEWS
Black Box From Crashed Russian Plane Found In Black Sea
Vera Rubin, Astronomer Who Helped Find Evidence Of Dark Matter, Dies At 88
Israel Plans To Build More Settlements In Defiance Of UN Resolution
Boxing Day Brawls Break Out At Malls Across United States
Worry not, the end of 2016 and another long weekend are almost upon us.

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