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Breaking Up The Technology Mafia

According to Chamath, big tech companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft (GAFAM) have long enjoyed a powerful and almost monopolistic position in the internet economy. Despite a commanding position in the market as a result of its capital and talent strength, these firms have long ignored crucial and hard problems facing the society, and instead focus their resources on pure financial gains….MORE:linkedin

Did The Simpsons Predict Capitol Hill riots? Some Fans Think So.

ImageThe scary images the country saw Wednesday after pro-Trump rioters infiltrated Capitol Hill and the Senate chamber have already become commonplace as pop-culture touchstones. But classic episodes of “The Simpsons” have a knack for capturing the pulse of just about any moment, and some fans noticed similarities in a 1996 parody of “Schoolhouse Rock.”….MORE: thewrap

How to Motivate Teens Struggling With Remote School

How to Motivate Teens Struggling With Remote School - WSJWe’re nine months into the pandemic and remote school is wearing on students. Boys, who are at greater risk of falling behind academically than girls, are having an especially tough time with all the hours spent behind screens. The challenges of staying focused and motivated in remote school carry even higher stakes for adolescent and teenage boys, who face more academic pressure than younger ones…..more: WSJ

Are Masks Effective Ineffective?

Argument: Everyone is already wearing a mask. They just don’t work. The Delphi group at Carnegie Mellon University has developed a very informative, consistently updated mask …more:jordansch And vs. : Still Confused About Masks? Here’s the Science Behind How Face…