I just discovered this. I’m really out of the loop. I guess it airs on Showtime, but I was able to stream it on Amazon.
Today, scientists announced they’ve achieved superconducting at 59 degrees Fahrenheit/15 Celsius. While this is still a bit chilly, you can hit 59F in a well air-conditioned building. This is a genuine breakthrough, but it doesn’t immediately clear the path towards easy deployment of the technology. Source: Scientists Have Discovered a Genuine Room-Temperature Superconductor – ExtremeTech
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Twitter has suspended over 5,000 accounts tied to a network amplifying a message denouncing the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a “RussiaGate hoax.” According to a researcher, the accounts—most of which had only posted three or four times in the past—were connected to other accounts previously used to post pro-Saudi messages. Source: Twitter… Read More Twitter shuts down 5,000 pro-Trump bots retweeting anti-Mueller report invective | Ars Technica
German public broadcaster Hessischer Rundfunk reports that police and prosecutors are searching the headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt in connection — Read on http://www.latimes.com/sns-bc-eu–germany-deutsche-bank-20181129-story.html
A Los Angeles City Council committee recommended Tuesday that the city prohibit rent-controlled apartments from being offered for short stays on Airbnb and similar platforms. — Read on http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-airbnb-rules-20181106-story.html
Bird sued the city of Beverly Hills on Thursday, seeking to overturn a six-month ban on rental scooters that the local city council approved in July. — Read on http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-bird-beverly-hills-20181101-story.html
Randy Marsh unavailable for comment. An Interior Department watchdog recommended the U.S. Geological Survey ratchet up internet security protocols after discovering its networks had been infected with malware from pornography sites. Source: Porn-Watching Employee Infected Government Networks With Russian Malware, IG Says – Nextgov
I guess what they say is true: snitches do get stitches. Notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger was found dead at a West Virginia prison on Tuesday, federal sources told NBC News. Not sure if he got to see the Sox win the World Series. Source: Notorious Boston Gangster Whitey Bulger Found Dead at West… Read More James “Whitey” Bulger Found Dead
The revolt of the non-voting shareholders. Several public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday backed a proposal to remove Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman, saying the social media giant mishandled several high-profile scandals. — Read on http://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-shareholders/facebook-shareholders-back-proposal-to-remove-zuckerberg-as-chairman-idUSKCN1MR2GY