Category Archives: Business and Finance

Opinion | Make America Graze Again – By Margaret Renkl – The New York Times

By Margaret Renkl Contributing Opinion Writer April 22, 2019 11 Ewe lambs grazing.CreditWilliam DeShazer for The New York Times “NASHVILLE — Just past the intersection of Highway 70 and Old Hickory Boulevard, in the Bellevue section of Nashville, stands a tiny … Continue reading

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Opinion | Think You’re Discreet Online? Think Again – The New York Times

By Zeynep Tufekci Dr. Tufekci is a professor of information science who specializes in the social effects of technology. April 21, 2019 59 CreditAlexis Beauclair “People concerned about privacy often try to be “careful” online. They stay off social media, or … Continue reading

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How to Protect Your Smart Home From Hackers – By Rachel Cericola – The New York Times

By Rachel Cericola Ms. Cericola is a Staff Writer at Wirecutter, the product review site owned by The New York Times Company. March 27, 2019 By connecting smart devices like lights, cameras, door locks and thermostats to the Internet, you … Continue reading

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Opinion | If Stalin Had a Smartphone – By David Brooks – The New York Times

By David Brooks Opinion Columnist March 11, 2019,  90  ImageA woman in Moscow taking a selfie with an image of Stalin, on the anniversary of his death.CreditCreditMladen Antonov/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images “I feel bad for Joseph Stalin. He dreamed of … Continue reading

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No One Is Taking Your Hamburgers. But Would It Even Be a Good Idea? – by Kendra Pierre-Louis – The New York Times

. . . .    . . .    “The beef with beef Agriculture was responsible for 9 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States in 2016, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. While the sectors with the … Continue reading

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Moving Forward: A Path To Net Zero Emissions By 2070 (Paid Post by Shell From The New York Times)

CHANGING HOW TOMORROW’S TRANSPORT IS FUELED COULD HELP THE WORLD HIT THAT GOAL. EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES, IN 3-D AND AUGMENTED REALITY. Getting a new TV delivered to your doorstep can seem like magic. With a few taps on your smartphone, … Continue reading

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Opinion | Warning! Everything Is Going Deep: ‘The Age of Surveillance Capitalism’ – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist Jan. 29, 2019 A demonstration using artificial intelligence and facial recognition in a crowd at CES 2019 in Las Vegas this month.CreditCreditDavid Mcnew/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Around the end of each year major … Continue reading

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Opinion | Kindness Is a Skill – By David Brooks – The New York Times

By David Brooks Opinion Columnist Jan. 28, 2019,  419 c CreditCreditNick Shepherd/Ikon Images, via Getty Images I went into journalism to cover politics, but now I find myself in national marriage therapy. Covering American life is like covering one of … Continue reading

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How to Declutter and Organize Your Personal Tech in a Few Simple Steps – By Brian X. Chen – The New York Times

By Brian X. Chen Jan. 23, 2019,  5 c With a new year and a new Netflix show that features the Japanese organizing guru Marie Kondo on the art of “Tidying Up,” many of us are experimenting with how to … Continue reading

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How to Stop Apps From Tracking Your Location – By Jennifer Valentino-DeVries and Natasha Singer – The New York Times

DL: I just learned that Android is not as good as Apple in this important privacy function. Apple allows you to share location “Only when the app is in use,”  as opposed to all the time! See the difference explained. … Continue reading

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