Thursday, December 06, 2012

Stuff - 12/6/2012

Doubleplusundead - Alex the chick (+Alexandria Brown) responds to Bob Costas in an open letter.
I am utterly certain that you believe that you have the moral high ground on this matter. I am equally certain that such a belief is appallingly wrong, not to mention terribly misogynistic. Why do I say this? Because had your desires on gun control been in place, I would not be alive to be writing this now.

Slashdot - Sarah Conner Beware! Army Tests Autonomous Black Hawk Helicopter.

Hot Air - Unemployment (unexpectedly) rises sharply
U.S. unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, was 7.8% for the month of November, up significantly from 7.0% for October. Gallup’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 8.3%, nearly a one-point increase over October’s rate. …

NY Times - Apple to resume US manufacturing.
The company plans to spend $100 million on the American manufacturing in 2013, according to the interviews, a small fraction of its overall factory investments and an even tinier portion of its available cash. In the interviews, Mr. Cook said the company would work with partners and that the manufacturing would be more than just the final assembly of parts. He noted that parts of the company’s ubiquitous iPhone, including the “engine” and the glass screen, were already made in America.

Yahoo - Unemployment falls sharply to pre storm levels . I know, either Yahoo or Hot Air is wrong. You decide

NY Times - Ransomware on the rise in US.

RIP Dave Brubeck -

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