Morning Reading – Friday, December 04, 2020
She’s a get-to-the-point woman, in gait and gab. He’s a politician. She has no use for the type. He gets tangled up in fancy talk. She cuts through the fluff. He smoked. She loathes the smell of cigarettes.
Established companies are being eaten alive by new competitors employing automated strategies to write software faster, shipping updates every day to deliver new capabilities to customers.
The city estimates that 3,500 taxis have left the streets since June. They are stashed in parking lots, warehouses, garages and fields all around the capital.
What distinguishes today’s BNPL is being fully digital, accessible almost instantly, even for small purchases, and very often at zero interest.
If your McCarthy is saying a whole national election was rigged, an entire system corrupted, you’d recognize such baseless charges damage democracy itself. You wouldn’t let election officials be smeared. You’d stand against a growing hysteria in the base.
Journalists should never again allow someone to create an alternative reality in order to seize the presidency.
The greatest mistake would be not to learn the lessons of this catastrophe. Mr. Trump has not. We still can.
The breakthrough represents a quantum computational advantage, also known as quantum supremacy, in which no traditional computer can perform the same task in a reasonable amount of time and is unlikely to be overturned by algorithmic or hardware improvements
Often people see false claims and share them impulsively, not because they cannot figure out that the claims are false, but because they didn’t stop long enough to try.
I feel like everybody, even if you don’t play the piano, you should have a piano.