You've never seen an American politician hustle this fast.
At a recent fundraiser with Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) in Okoboji, Iowa, pro-DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) activists Erika Andiola and Cesar Vargas confront Rep. Steve King (R-IA) for trying to end DACA (deferred action for childhood arrivals).
At the same table, Rand Paul is eating a hamburger. He drops it abruptly and scampers off when Erika identifies herself to both lawmakers as a DREAMer.
King's exchange with Ms. Andiola is pretty awful. "You're very good at English. You understand the English language."
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
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