LA County detectives are investigating an assault on on a 12-year-old boy which may have been incited by a Facebook group message referencing a 2005 South Park episode. "The boy was kicked and hit in two separate incidents (…) by as many as 14 of his classmates." The attack followed a Facebook message promoting that date as Kick a Ginger Day." Sadly, not the first time for such stupidity.
• Biden's White House press secretary sidesteps twice when asked if President has confidence in FBI director Christoper Wray The incoming administration's new press secretary, Jen Psaki, was just asked in the very first press conference whether President Joe Biden has confidence in FBI Director Chris Wray. Psaki doesn't directly answer, saying, "I have not… READ THE REST
• On the day of President Joe Biden's inauguration, more than 4,400 Americans died from COVID-19. The daily COVID Tracking Project update shows that U.S. states reported 1.8 million tests, 186,000 cases, and that 122,700 people arecurrently hospitalized with COVID-19. Today also marks a record: 4,409 confirmed coronavirus deaths. READ THE REST
Incoming U.S. President Joe Biden has ordered a "pause" on construction of Trump's failed border wall, and has ended the bogus national emergency declaration Trump signed to divert $10 billion in military funds. It is not clear that Biden will have the authority to block completion of 200+miles already funded by Congress. "The proclamation directs… READ THE REST
Sometimes, you run across an item that's so functional and necessary that you've gotta have it. Other times, you find something that's so wonderfully geeky that you've gotta have it. The sweet spot is when you can find something that scratches both of those distinct itches. These Star Trek edition KeySmart Pro Key Organizers with… READ THE REST
With so many different protocols, competing frameworks, and differences of opinion floating around, it's often tough for the text industry to come together and agree on virtually anything. However, time and circumstance can occasionally come together to codify a certain app, tool, or technique as the one true way to get things done. When it… READ THE REST
Thanks to machine learning, algorithms know us now as well as we know ourselves. Once artificial intelligence starts building a file on you and your habits, assessing data, then extrapolating outcomes, it becomes very clear how much we each follow our own particular patterns – and how easy it is for some smart AI to… READ THE REST