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Former US president George W Bush says the whole bigotry and racism thing is out of hand – stop it. (I second this.)
This isn’t just a political view. It costs money. It costs a half a million US dollars just for the security to allow a white supremacist to share his views at a college. A half million dollars is quite a lot of scholarships.
It’s enough to make you want to leave the planet. Well, good news. Evidently, we can just 3d Print rockets now. Talk about Star Trek.
Science fiction often leads to science fact. This really cool bundle offering will give money to Nasa and give YOU a whole bundle of cool sci fi books (Thanks to Gray Rinehart for this story.)
Speaking of shared stories, I published a piece about blockchain resources the other day. I got a tweet from Dr. Kirti Patel about her experiences in blockchain as they relate to her own exploration. Very worth checking out.
And it’s okay to be uncertain about it all. The guy who invented the WWW just told blockchain people to look at potential consequences.
Evidently, Google is helping Lyft by giving them a billion bucks to battle Uber.
What happens when your home is about to vanish off the face of the earth? Here’s what you should pack in your go-bag.
Is networking important? Don’t ask Jared Leto.
In “the marketplace has shifted” news, Amazon says that 63% of people using Amazon in the US are Prime customers.
In random news from the land of cannabis, you can get pumpkin spiced cannabis this season.
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