Barista just yelled "Snickerdoodle Two-Shots" (snickerdoodle latte w/ two shots of espresso), which sounds like the baddest ass, gun-toting stripper in the Old West.
— Andrew Shaffer (@andrewtshaffer) February 12, 2019
In San Diego, that’s bonkers.
Ford made a smart mattress to keep people who sleep with other people from hogging the whole bed. www.theverge.com
A coalition of 16 states, including California and New York, on Monday challenged President Trump in court over his plan to use emergency powers to spend billions of dollars on his border wall.
The lawsuit is part of a constitutional confrontation that Mr. Trump set off on Friday when he declared that he would spend billions of dollars more on border barriers than Congress had granted him. The clash raises questions over congressional control of spending, the scope of emergency powers granted to the president, and how far the courts are willing to go to settle such a dispute.
Apple is realigning around services and AI. www.ws
“Just run the deed to your house right through here.”
A New York Times investigative reporter who’s written about Facebook, social media, and data privacy, describes the measures he’s taken to protect himself online. He says he hasn’t done enough, because nobody can, absent consumer protection laws. “… it’s practically impossible for any nonexperts to protect their privacy in a meaningful way.” www.nytimes.com
American real estate — including the Trump Organization — has become a “giant magnet” for Russian kleptocratic fortunes. www.npr.org
Inside Roald Dahl’s writing shed, modeled on a similar shed that Dylan Thomas used to write in. www.bbc.com
This is primo 100% hard-core home-office porn.
Yeah, I’m gong to need you to go ahead and read this article about how “Office Space,” which came out 20 years ago, holds up today. www.bbc.com