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Sunday, November 15, 2020

The Case for Political Exile for Donald Trump – Politico – The country needs a clean break, Napoleon-style. And, hey, Trump might like his own island realm and an imperial title to go with it.

Reinventing the Newspaper, Week After Week – New York Times – Imagination is exactly what fuels her team every week for an At Home feature known by its editors and designers simply as “the activity,” a craft, game or other project in which readers learn how to turn the physical newspaper into a unique D.I.Y. creation.

Computer Scientists Achieve ‘Crown Jewel’ of Cryptography – Quanta – A cryptographic master tool called indistinguishability obfuscation has for years seemed too good to be true. Three researchers have figured out that it can work.

DHL, FedEx and UPS Are Ready to Save the World – Bloomberg – The logistics industry faces a mammoth task to safely deliver billions of vaccine doses. Those shipments could further juice the industry’s profits.

The Crown: Yes, Princess Diana’s “Uptown Girl” Performance Really Happened – Vanity Fair – “She walked out for eight counts…and then stopped, looked at the audience beautifully, and there was a gasp from the audience of 2,500 people who took an intake of breath all at the same time. They were speechless, and she was on fire.”

How to make sure winter is welcoming in the time of COVID – San Francisco Chronicle – With temperatures dropping and the days growing short, the Bay Area’s new landscape of parklets and shared outdoor spaces needs to be adapted to the realities of the season.

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