Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Who's Driving This Thing?

"From the moment when they made us bring up the corpses, and we understood that we wouldn't get out of there alive, we reflected on what we could do," Motke Zeidel remembered. And so Zeidel and his fellows plotted their escape.
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A WAY OUT
ONE WAY OR ANOTHER
The Holocaust's Great Escape
smithsonianmag.com
"From the moment when they made us bring up the corpses, and we understood that we wouldn't get out of there alive, we reflected on what we could do," Motke Zeidel remembered. And so Zeidel and his fellows plotted their escape.
EASING THE PATH
The People Who Help You Die
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India comes near the bottom of the global league in access to end-of-life care, but one doctor is looking to change that by helping the terminally ill die with dignity and comfort at home.
LONDON BUYERS' CLUB
How A Homeless Man Prevented Thousands Of HIV Infections
buzzfeed.com
In the space of 12 months, the number of gay men in London being diagnosed with HIV dropped by 40%. Across England it was down by a third. And in large part, Greg Owen was to thank.
WITH SHAPR | SPONSORED
This App Just Made Networking Not Suck (And No, It's Not Tinder)
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What Tinder did for dating, this company is doing for networking. Shapr connects you with all the inspiring people you live near but would never meet. The result? More inspired, meaningful and connected collaboration.
WHO'S IN CHARGE HERE?
THE YOUNG PRESIDENT
Does Stephen Miller Speak For Trump? Or Vice Versa?
bloomberg.com
The 31-year-old is a driving force behind the White House's policies.
ALMOST SMART CARS
Play Around With Some Simple Self-Taught, Self-Driving Cars In Your Web Browser
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Maybe you think it's inevitable that we'll have self-driving cars soon — that they'll be safer, and capable of sharing the road with humans. Actually designing that AI can be tough, as this little 2D demonstration shows.
JONY IVE VS THE GOOGLE BORG
The Difference Between Apple And Google, Illustrated By Their Patent Structures
fastcodesign.com
Apple is driven largely by a centralized development structure, stemming from its fabled design studio, whereas Google has a more distributed, open-source approach to new products.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
THEY JUST LIKE BARKING
'All Bark And No Bite,' Illustrated To Perfection By Dogs
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Don't open that gate — those dogs will tear each other apart! Oh, no, they're fine actually. Couldn't be bothered.
IN THE NEWS
Hundreds Allege Sexual Harassment At Kay And Jared Jewelry Company
Female Engineer Sues Tesla, Describing A Culture Of 'Pervasive Harassment'
Apple Reportedly Considering Swapping iPhone 8's Lightning Connector For USB-C
Shell Oil Made A Film About The Dangers Of Climate Change In 1991 — And Then Hid It
If Wednesday is hump day, then Tuesday must be an upward climb. Just think about that in a positive way, like a launchpad.

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