Credit Karma’s “Glitch”

Privacy legislation has to be something addressed in the next 10 years. The EU did GDPR and, aside from problems this country could learn from, that seems a good a blueprint as any. New: Credit Karma says a “glitch” allowed users to see other people’s full credit reports and user profiles. — Zack Whittaker (@zackwhittaker) […]

They’re Not Patriots

Republicans who support Trump know he is degrading office of presidency & harming America’s security. But they are willing to go along with hurting their country because they think it keeps them in power. Which is pretty much the definition of what it means not to be a patriot. — stuart stevens (@stuartpstevens) August 11, […]

UBI and Not Working

It’s unlikely to happen anytime soon, but this is probably the future (unless climate change puts us in some horrid, dystopian state). Good thread. When discussing Universal Basic Income, inevitably the retort comes: “So you just want people to not have to work, is that it?” Accompanied by a smug smirk, expecting me to backpedal […]

The Truth About Cupcakes

Just told my colleagues that mini cupcakes offend me because cupcakes themselves are already a miniaturized version of cakes, and everyone knows that you shouldn’t miniaturize a miniature, and the room suddenly fell silent, until someone told me to tweet it; so here we are — Max Abelson (@maxabelson) August 9, 2019

This Guy Gets It

Nobody has more power to influence the tone of public discourse than the president. Instead of blaming everyone and everything else for inciting resentment and hate, President Trump should check his own words and actions. We all must do better, especially the official at the top. — Justin Amash (@justinamash) August 5, 2019

Press Releases

I’ve been reading releases by the U.S. Catholic Bishops over the past weeks, criticizing/opposing Trump Administration policies, and something struck me: the omission of the word “Trump” in these releases. I want to show you a side-by-side comparison with the Obama years: 1/ — Michael Bayer (@mbayer1248) July 30, 2019