This is the brilliant man performing the No Woman No Drive video: @HishamFageeh Hisham, you win the internet today. http://t.co/MPSfLkPMZ3
— Karl Sharro (@KarlreMarks) October 26, 2013
Saudi Arabia women defy authorities over female driving ban http://t.co/JOm2ecF1rQ
— Hafed Al Ghwell (@HafedAlGhwell) October 26, 2013
.@auerbachkeller, a software engineer, has the best piece I've seen on how http://t.co/61fg9MYvbi went wrong http://t.co/QqhZj0lzWe
— Atul Gawande (@Atul_Gawande) October 26, 2013
From left to right, CGI Federal's Cheryl Campbell, Optum/QSSI's Andrew Slavitt, Equifax Workforce Solutions' Lynn Spellecy, and Serco's John Lau are sworn in during a hearing on implementation of the Affordable Care Act before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Oct. 24, 2013.
But if you place these kinds of managers on the critical communication chain of a software project, you immediately endanger its success. Project quality is sacrificed for the sake of appearances—meeting the letter of the contract with indifference toward the actual practical outcome. Even if you put “the best and the brightest” (to borrow the administration’s own phrase) on a project, the mere presence of such managers can make it impossible to do good work, because the lines of communication will be broken.
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and @brianrahmer as any big website progammer can tell Prof. K, "kludge" doesn't work & public OPTION was feasible http://t.co/MIoU59Kja6
Krugman's column is good. He points out how the two government-sponsored models we already have -- Medicare and Social Security -- are uncomplicated and well-run.
Last night I was surfing in the middle of the night and came across
the great genius cartoons of Barry Deutsch.
This reality camouflaged by govt "job numbers" / McDonald's advises employee to apply for food stamps via @AJAM http://t.co/jHImrith0n
— Tony Karon (@TonyKaron) October 25, 2013
The burgeoning battle between fast-food workers and their employers over low wages and benefits was ratcheted up a notch, this week, with the leak of a phone conversation from a McDonald’s employee helpline in which a longtime employee was advised to go on food stamps in order to make ends meet.
Fast-food employee advocacy group Low Pay Is Not OK posted a video on its website on Wednesday featuring a recording of a phone call made by McDonald’s employee Nancy Salgado to McResource, a phone line for McDonald’s employees to call for information about housing, child care and other resources.
This is why we cannot wait any longer to pass comprehensive immigration reform. The #timeisnow: pic.twitter.com/RQnf6o5Qec
— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) October 25, 2013