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Social Media Platforms Need To Be Regulated! NYU Prof Sees “Dangerous Issues For Society”

Authored by Vasant Dhar, NYU Sterm Professor, op-ed via CNBC, Unregulated social media platforms pose significant societal risks. That's what we found out after the 2016 election, when it became clear that social media had been used for political mass manipulation in the world's oldest democracy. We should not be surprised. Despite a large scale […]

Gartman: “We Are Going To See Tax Legislation Pass Either Tonight Or Tomorrow”

In a dramatic showdown on the Senate floor on Thursday afternoon, the Senate tax bill came this close to being killed by deficit hawks, and in the resulting chaotic aftermath, votes and debates which were scheduled for Thursday evening have now been pushed back to Friday morning. Who could have possibly foreseen it? Well, anyone […]

Campus Newspaper Editorial: “Your [White] DNA Is An Abomination”

Authored by Lauren Cooley via The Washington Examiner, A new opinion piece in a Texas State University student newspaper tells white students, “Your DNA is an Abomination.” “When I think of all the white people I have ever encountered – whether they’ve been professors, peers, lovers, friend, police officers, et cetera – there is perhaps […]

Weekend Humor: A Millennial Job Interview

Presented with little comment… “For stuff like that, I’ll just ask Siri… who gets up at 8?” A Millennial job interview from @TheDanielBrea on Vimeo.

The Crimes Americans Worry About Most

Even though 2017 is already the worst year for mass shootings in modern U.S. history, Americans are more worried about cybercrime than violent crime. That's according to a new Gallup poll which found that 67 percent of U.S. adults frequently or occasionally fret about having personal, credit card or financial information stolen by hackers. 66 percent also worry […]

WikiLeaks Publishes CIA Hacking Tool Designed To “Impersonate” Russia’s Kaspersky Lab

On September 18th, the US Senate voted to ban the use of products from the Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab by the federal government, citing national security risk. The vote was included as an amendment to an annual defense policy spending bill approved by the Senate on the same day and was written to […]

Michael Lewis Reveals His New “Big Short”

When the award-winning author of “The Big Short,” “The Blind Side” and “Moneyball,” stopped by Yahoo Finance yesterday to discuss his latest book, “The Undoing Project,” he was predictably asked for his next “Big Short” idea.  And, after downplaying the value of his opinion, and those of everyone else for that matter, Lewis offered up […]

October Payrolls, Average Hourly Earnings Miss Big Despite Strong Upward Revisions

Well, with virtually everyone expecting a 300K+ payrolls number after last month’s negative hurricane-distorted print, and with whispers of a 400K print floating around, it only made sense that not only would payrolls disppoint, printing at 261K, one standard deviation below the 310K consensus estimate (and that even with a whopping 89,000 waiters and bartenders […]

The Next Cyber Hurricane Is Coming And It’ll Take Down The Internet

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Last year, the botnet Mirai caused a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in October, knocking popular websites off the internet for millions of users. Right now, the next cyber hurricane is on the way, and it could take down the entire internet. According to ZD Net, the botnet, dubbed “Reaper” by researchers at […]

“Melt Up”

Google searches for “melt up” are melting up… Source: Google Trends h/t @hmeisler