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Poland and the Future of Europe | Jozef Andrew Kosc
A s a child growing up in the Polish diaspora, I often visited the land of my forefathers for family occasions and celebrations. But the visit I made a few…
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2 days ago
The five facets of SoC design complexity
"Digital convergence" is creating demand for functionally complex ICs in six-nine month design cycles at mass-market costs. On the one hand, increased capital…
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3 days ago
A Girl’s Killing Shakes Germany’s Migration Debate
It was a gruesome murder: A 14-year-old girl was raped and strangled, her body buried under brushwood in a secluded area near the railway tracks near her…
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5 days ago
The World’s Biggest Toy Store Didn’t Have to Die
The early tale of Toys “R” Us brims with ambition, energy, and no small amount of ruthlessness, as creation stories often do. Charles Lazarus had gone from high…
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6 days ago
The ‘What, Me Worry?’ President
POLITICO Illustration Donald Trump has long said he doesn’t worry about the future because nothing really matters. Next week, he’ll be negotiating with a rogue…
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9 days ago
Is There Really a Retirement-Savings Crisis?
Alicia Munnell and Andrew Biggs discuss whether Americans are saving enough for retirement. Photo: iStockphoto/Getty Images The population is aging, Social…
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19 days ago
Why it makes sense to invest in Treasury bonds
JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH, a quotable economist, observed that one of the deeper mysteries is why, in a falling market, there is still a buyer for every seller. It…
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19 days ago
Re-creating the First Flip-Flop
Photo: Richard Brewster Engineering Topics Top-Stories Aerospace At Work Biomedical Computing Energy Gadgets Geek Life Green Tech History Robotics…
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20 days ago
If you want to get rich, invest in Treasury bills, not FAANG stocks or bitcoin
Demand curves are usually downward-sloping. That’s because people will buy more of a product when it is cheaper and less of it when it is more expensive. Some…
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21 days ago
Will this World be for You a Tomb, or a Womb? - Community in Mission
• February 25, 2014 1 One of the criticisms of modern liturgy, and especially modern Church music, is that we sing so highly of ourselves. We are the “aware,…
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25 days ago
The FBI Informant Who Monitored the Trump Campaign, Stefan Halper, Oversaw a CIA Spying Operation in the 1980 Presidential Election
An extremely strange episode that has engulfed official Washington over the last two weeks came to a truly bizarre conclusion on Friday night. And it revolves…
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29 days ago
Caught in the culture wars | CatholicHerald.co.uk
America's most famous Jesuit has a great gift for spiritual writing. But his polemics have helped to widen the Church's divisions Fr James Martin SJ is an…
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29 days ago
Unmaking England
Michael Hogue O ver the last 18 years, Great Britain—more precisely, England, a distinction we’ll get to soon—has been in the grip of the most profound social…
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4 weeks ago
charles hugh smith-Bubbles, Inflation and Overcapacity
(November 11, 2009) The global central banks have flooded the world economy with hot money for years.Why has this created massive asset bubbles rather than…
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4 weeks ago
The Dilemma of the Gluten-Free Diet
A new study finds that adhering to a gluten-free diet is difficult for celiac disease patients even with the explosion of gluten-free foods. They speculate that…
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4 weeks ago
Symantec Crushed by Mysterious Internal Investigation into Undisclosed Problems Two Years after New Management Team from Acquired Company Took Over
Bain Capital sold it to them. “We are pleased with our fourth quarter results,” and so on and so forth, said Symantec CEO Greg Clark Thursday evening as part of…
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5 weeks ago
Why Amazon is eating the world
Zack Kanter Contributor Zack Kanter is the co-founder of Stedi . I co-founded a software startup in December. Each month, I send out an update to our investors…
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5 weeks ago
Why Men Love War
Originally published in the November 1984 issue I last saw Hiers in a rice paddy in Vietnam. He was nineteen then--my wonderfully skilled and maddeningly…
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5 weeks ago
Conservatism in Crisis | The American Conservative
Michael Hogue When members of Young Americans for Freedom gathered at their convention on September 11, 1964, to hear an address by William F. Buckley Jr., they…
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6 weeks ago
FPGAs and the New Era of Cloud-based 'Hardware Microservices' - The New Stack
In his keynote at the Microsoft Build conference earlier this year, the head of Microsoft’s AI and Research Harry Shum hinted that at some point the Microsoft…
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6 weeks ago
Enumerating Jews
photo credit: Bigstock Jonathan Weisman, a mid-level New York Times staffer and author of the short but repetitious new book (((Semitism))): Being Jewish in…
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6 weeks ago
The Ever-Shifting Definition of ‘Best Interest’ | National Review
Alfie Evans (Alfie'ss Army Official/Facebook) “Sometimes (negatively) parents do not act in the best interests of their children, and sometimes (positively)…
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6 weeks ago
Don't Let Doubts About Blockchains Close Your Mind
Many people, when they hear the word “blockchain,” think of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Yet there is another feature of the blockchain afoot, one which…
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7 weeks ago
Immigration policies can make the difference between life and death for newborn US children
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Maria Rodriguez, Oregon Health & Science…
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7 weeks ago
Does Quantitative Easing Mainly Help the Rich?
Last month, the Bank of England issued a report that must have made Fed chairman Ben Bernanke squirm. It said that the Bank of England’s policies of…
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7 weeks ago
HiFive Unleashed
HiFive Unleashed is the ultimate RISC-V developer board. Featuring the world’s first and only Linux-capable, multi-core, RISC-V processor – the Freedom U540 –…
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8 weeks ago
Bitcoin Data Science (Pt. 1): HODL Waves – Unchained Capital Blog
Bitcoin uses a curious accounting structure called a UTXO — an Unspent Transaction Output. All UTXOs are timestamped by the transaction/block in which they were…
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8 weeks ago
Pope Francis “takes aim” in “Gaudete et Exsultate”—and misses? – Catholic World Report
Pope Francis gestures during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 4. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) Well, that didn’t take long. Less than…
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8 weeks ago
Debian Linux Receives Official 64-bit RISC-V Port - AB Open
The Debian Linux distribution now has an official 64-bit RISC-V bootstrap in its ports infrastructure, allowing packages to be easily downloaded for use on the…
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9 weeks ago
The Red Line and the Rat Line
You are invited to read this free essay . Sign up to our newsletter and register for 24 hours of free access to the entire LRB archive. Email address: By…
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9 weeks ago
Brutalist design is the bad influence we all need
The UX/UI world has gradually come to be dominated by guidelines and aesthetics belonging to companies like Apple or Google. It’s absolutely normal and…
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9 weeks ago
Paul Ryan is out, and a new congressional Republican Party is waiting to be born | Spectator USA
Paul Ryan is only the fourth Republican to serve as speaker of the House of Representatives since 1956. When Ryan took up the gavel, what precedent was there…
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9 weeks ago
China’s Next Target: U.S. Microchip Hegemony
Illustration: Jessica Kuronen/The Wall Street Journal WUHAN, China—At a muddy construction site the size of 12 baseball stadiums, globalization is turning into…
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9 weeks ago
Silicon Valley Long Dominated Startup Funding—Now It Has a Challenger
Silicon Valley, long the undisputed king of venture capital, is now sharing its throne with Asia. A decade ago, nearly three-quarters of the world’s financing…
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9 weeks ago
Dealing with the Dignity Deficit - The American Interest
Are the grievances tearing our societies apart at this hyper-polarized moment insurmountable? A week with some AfD voters and politicians gave me a measure of…
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10 weeks ago
Damian Thompson: Don't let Facebook make a Zucker out of you
Damian Thompson Facebook doesn’t just know about our past, its psychologists can predict many of our future actions — here's how to delete your account Comment…
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10 weeks ago
Cardinals: Celebrating a long, rich history
Cardinals Dexter Fowler hugs Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith on Thursday, April 5, 2018, during the pre-game ceremonies on opening day at Busch Stadium. Photo by J.B.…
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10 weeks ago
SiFive gets $50.6M to help companies get their custom chip designs out the door
With the race to next-generation silicon in full swing, the waterfall of venture money flowing into custom silicon startups is already showing an enormous…
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10 weeks ago
Opinion | What ‘2001’ Got Right
Opinion FRANKFURT, Germany — It’s a testament to the lasting influence of Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke’s film “2001: A Space Odyssey,” which turns 50…
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10 weeks ago
Monetary Reform Would Rebalance Trade
Photo: iStock/Getty Images Contrary to claims coming from some trade hawks, America’s large and persistent trade deficit is not caused primarily by bad trade…
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11 weeks ago
Why You Should Surround Yourself With More Books Than You'll Ever Have Time to Read
Lifelong learning will help you be happier, earn more, and even stay healthier, experts say. Plus, plenty of the smartest names in business, from Bill Gates to…
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11 weeks ago
UX Metrics: Identify Trackable Footprints and Avoid the Woozles
One of my favorite childhood stories comes from A.A. Milne’s Winnie The Pooh. It’s a story in which Pooh and Piglet set out to hunt a Woozle. At the start,…
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11 weeks ago
What Could Dethrone the Dollar as Top Reserve Currency?
Central banks seem leery about the Chinese yuan. What will finally pull the rug out from under the dollar’s hegemony? The euro? The Chinese yuan?…
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11 weeks ago
The Looming Mortgage Liquidity Crisis | Doug French
Every 10 years or so there is a banking crisis. We are due. However, the furthest thing from most people’s minds with the Trump boom is a banking/financial…
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11 weeks ago
Un-liberty | The problem of hyper-liberalism – John Gray
For liberals the recent transformation of universities into institutions devoted to the eradication of thought crime must seem paradoxical. In the past higher…
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11 weeks ago
The Most Common Type of Incompetent Leader
Jakub Domerecki/EyeEm/Getty Images A young friend recently remarked that the worst boss he ever had would provide him with feedback that always consisted of…
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11 weeks ago
Here are the internal Facebook posts of employees discussing today’s leaked memo
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge The publication of a June 2016 memo describing the consequences of Facebook’s growth-at-all-costs triggered an emotional…
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11 weeks ago
A Lean Fabless Semiconductor Startup Model
Introduction There is currently a general consensus among industry analysts, investors, and company executives that leading edge digital chip development…
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11 weeks ago
3 Useful UX Workshops to Get Your Team on the Same Page
Preparation Whether beginning the product development process, discovering different product ideas or working on an existing one, getting the team together from…
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11 weeks ago
OpenPower At The Inflection Point
March 24, 2018 When IBM launched the OpenPower initiative publicly five years ago, to many it seemed like a classic case of too little, too late. But hope…
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11 weeks ago
Product Design Process: Four Steps To Build A Product People Will Love
Planning the exact steps which the users go through when they use a product also plays a crucial role. Make products easy to use – because otherwise, people…
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12 weeks ago
Lost Near the Beltway | Chronicles Magazine
Whatever happened to the libertarian movement? Since the age of 14 I have been a self-conscious libertarian. That’s when I started reading libertarian tracts…
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12 weeks ago
My Design Workflow: Sketch + InVision + Framer – Prototypr
For every design tool out there, there are many heated discussions about which one is the best. And as much as we would like, there is no one perfect tool to…
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12 weeks ago
Stocks For 2018: Beaten Down, With Dividends, And Recession Resistant
Summary After an 8-year bull run, I am looking to invest in stocks that will sustain revenues if the economic cycle turns south. I want to own stocks that pay a…
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12 weeks ago
China’s Empty Threat of Dumping its US Treasuries
“We are looking at all options.” In an interview about the trade sanctions that President Trump is throwing at China and at Corporate America – whose supply…
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12 weeks ago
Design Studio Workshop: Adding Up the Benefits
Design Studio Workshop: Adding Up the Benefits by Jared M. Spool Few user experience activities bring as many benefits to the team as a one or two-day design…
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12 weeks ago
Mr. Roboto? Trump sells China tariffs as fight over robots, other future technologies
AFP/Getty Images Robotics, artificial intelligence and other technologies of the future are what the Trump administration aims to protect from potential Chinese…
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12 weeks ago
Three more prototyping tools compared
Principle, Flinto for Mac, and Tumult Hype This is a follow-up to last month’s article in which I looked at Proto.io, Pixate, Framer, Origami and Form. Five app…
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12 weeks ago
Cutting ‘Old Heads’ at IBM
F or nearly a half century, IBM came as close as any company to bearing the torch for the American Dream. As the world’s dominant technology firm, payrolls at…
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12 weeks ago
What’s genius for Obama is scandal when it comes to Trump
This isn’t particularly shocking. In 2012, The Guardian reported that President Obama’s reelection team was “building a vast digital data operation that for the…
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12 weeks ago
An Essay for Single Christian Men
01 May 2016 An Essay for Single Christian Men I am an economist, and so this essay may seem totally out of the blue. However, I have noticed certain patterns in…
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12 weeks ago
Prototyping for the web with Framer – Framer
Framer is a really powerful tool that can prototype anything you can think of but if you take a look at Framer’s Gallery you’ll quickly notice something: Nearly…
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12 weeks ago
Learn how to prototype with Framer with step-by-step animation and interaction Framer tutorials.
A question that regularly pops up in the Framer community is how to use Framer if you’re using a PC. Currently, Framer Studio is only available on a Mac but the…
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12 weeks ago
The Battery Boost We’ve Been Waiting for Is Only a Few Years Out
The batteries that power our modern world—from phones to drones to electric cars—will soon experience something not heard of in years: Their capacity to store…
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march 2018
The Redesign of the Design Process
The Redesign of the Design Process by Jared M. Spool It wasn’t that long ago that we believed in a romanticized notion of the power of the talented solo…
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march 2018
Is Donald Trump, like Bush, being taken over by neocons? | Spectator USA
The Trump administration’s foreign-policy team is beginning to look a lot like a Marco Rubio foreign policy team. It’s not hard to imagine a generally hawkish…
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march 2018
Inside The Organic UX Design Process At Slack
Slack is on a mission to simplify how teams communicate—a philosophy echoed in the company’s own design process. The company, which has more than 400 employees,…
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march 2018
The strange and consequential case of Bradley Manning, Adrian Lamo and WikiLeaks
What really happened that led to the detention of a 22-year-old Army private as the WikiLeaks whistle-blower? AddThis Sharing Buttons 4 4 (updated below) On…
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march 2018
The Political Forces Behind Rex Tillerson’s Firing
Secretary of State Rex. Tillerson during a joint press-conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Moscow, April 12, 2017 Flickr/Russian Foreign…
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march 2018
Get A Better UX Metric From Your NPS Survey Data
A few weeks ago, I wrote a somewhat controversial analysis of Net Promoter Score , a business metric employed in many organizations. Many who were critical of…
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march 2018
Intersectionality, the Dangerous Faith | National Review
Students protest Christina Hoff Sommers at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Ore., March 5, 2018. (YouTube via Andy Ngo) It was always foolish to believe…
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march 2018
The Ignoble Lie | Patrick J. Deneen
D uring one of the more infamous moments in Plato’s Republic , Socrates suggests that the ideal city needs a founding myth—what he calls “a noble lie”—to ensure…
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march 2018
The Enoch Powell Question
Credit: Allan warren/Wikimedia Commons “Like the Roman, I seem to see the River Tiber foaming with much blood.” So spoke British politician Enoch Powell 50…
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march 2018
Defending Borders & Godly Nationalisms - Juicy Ecumenism
by Editor’s Note: Mark Tooley shared these remarks at the Wesleyan Theological Society annual meeting on March 9, 2018 in Cleveland, Tennessee . There has been…
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march 2018
The Vicious Circle of Mediocre Work — HeyDesigner
Why do some people, some teams, some companies create outstanding work, while others seem stuck in mediocrity? Why do some of us excel in creativity, have…
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march 2018
Why everyone should want America to defend its industrial base | Spectator USA
If Donald Trump said it was a pretty day outside, his critics would claim he had just sexually harassed the sky. The state of perpetual overreaction his…
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march 2018
Trumpism is taking the GOP back to its industrialist roots | Spectator USA
The weeping and wailing that is greeting Trump’s imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminum products entering the US is evidence that no one in America knows…
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march 2018
Americans Invented Modern Life. Now We’re Using Opioids to Escape It.
It is a beautiful, hardy flower, Papaver somniferum, a poppy that grows up to four feet in height and arrives in a multitude of colors. It thrives in temperate…
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march 2018
QE Unwind Is Too Slow, Says Fed Governor, Thus Launching First Trial Balloon
“The very slow pace may still be contributing to a buildup of various financial imbalances.” So we have the first Fed Governor and member of the policy-setting…
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march 2018
Corporate Bond Market Gets Ready for Big Reset
Investors are still blowing off the Fed. But not much longer. CVS Health Corp. sold $40 billion of bonds on Tuesday to help fund its $69 billion acquisition of…
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march 2018
Moore’s Law is Dead: So, Let’s Talk About the Future of SoCs | Sensors Magazine
The upfront cost of a new design start has increased so exponentially that it has priced out the small to mid-sized company without tens of millions of dollars…
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march 2018
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