I say to our President, enough. It’s time. I have seen you behind closed doors. You are better than this. You are savvy, thoughtful, strategic, empathic, and you inspire confidence. You are also decisive, no-bullshit, very demanding, have strong instincts, know how to cut to the chase, and tend to be a good judge of people.
Please eschew the filters, the patience, and the compromise. Please tip the scales. Please go boldly on the record and tell us straight from the heart. Please step back up to the podium and lead. Please be brave.
Please just be yourself.”
These are not jobs, jobs that have any future, jobs that have the possibility of upgrading; this is contingent, arbitrary work.
It might as well be called wage slavery in which all the cards are held, mediated by technology, by the employer, whether it is the intermediary company or the customer.”
You Are Not Nearly Scared Enough about Ebola
“Some of the best companies I’ve invested in were referred to me by founders I’ve rejected.”
“It has demonstrated its ability to spread via air travel.”
Ebola infections and deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Top line is the # of infections; red line is the # of deaths.
Looks like viral, hockey-stick growth to me. Scary shit.
“While all Ebola virus species have displayed the ability to be spread through airborne particles (aerosols) under research conditions, this type of spread has not been documented among humans in a real-world setting, such as a hospital or household.”
A record 8% of households with minor children in the United States are headed by a single father, up from just over 1% in 1960, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Decennial Census and American Community Survey data.
Daily chart: The current ebola outbreak is the worst on record. So far this year there have been 1,201 confirmed, suspected or probable cases of the disease in west Africa, while over 670 people have died.