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I don’t know about you but I am beginning to feel better. Just the idea that someone somewhere has been vaccinated, along with old Christmas muscle memory
Is lifting my spirits. Let it happen to you, too
n August, shortly after Tony Hsieh, the legendary entrepreneur behind Zappos, moved to Park City, Utah, he eagerly awaited a visitor: the singer Jewel. The longtime friends originally met the way fellow rock stars should, on Richard Branson's…
Francine Hardaway #ReUnitedStates🇺🇸I knew there had to be something behind it. Odd there was no woman in his life. Poor Jewel; she tried.
Not Boring by Packy McCormick
– Nov 30, 2020, 5:54 AM
Welcome to the 759 newly Not Boring people who have joined us since the last email! If you're reading this but haven't subscribed, join 21,976 smart, curious folks by subscribing here: 🎧 If audio's more your speed, listen on Spotify. This…
Francine Hardaway #ReUnitedStates🇺🇸Remote work is here to stay, if you are a high value employee. But what if you aren't?
(CNN) You might think your dog understands every word you say to him -- but chances are he isn't hanging on your every word, a new study has found. In spite of their 'human-like' auditory capabilities for interpreting speech sounds, dogs do not…
Francine Hardaway #ReUnitedStates🇺🇸I find that my dogs understand my tone, rather than my words. And also my body language. If I go for my shoes or my jacket, it's Katy Bar the Door!
The clock is ticking on much-needed stimulus for the economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Not only is it too late to stop some of the damage, but chances are, any stimulus that does come is going to be much, much too little to be effective. The…
Francine Hardaway #ReUnitedStates🇺🇸We should be calling our Congresspeople about this. Unfortunately, I see poverty all around me, although you might not. I was a foster parent, and my adult foster kids are hanging by threads. I had to bring the rent current for one of them last week.
By the time you finish reading this, at the rate we're at right now, about 10 people in the United States will have died of Covid-19. To date, over 14.7 million have tested positive for the coronavirus. You can now add me, my husband and our three…
Francine Hardaway #ReUnitedStates🇺🇸Even if you're rich you can't always get a test or results in a suitable time.
IN JANUARY Stephen Klasko, chief executive of Jefferson Health, which runs hospitals in Philadelphia, chatted to a bank boss. The financier told him that 20 years ago health care and banking were the only industries yet to embrace the consumer and…
Francine Hardaway #ReUnitedStates🇺🇸Behind a paywall but stories like this convince me to subscribe to The Economist.
– Nov 30, 2020, 6:48 AM
While there are not huge differences between Stratechery Weekly Articles and subscriber-only Daily Updates, I do spend more time on the Weekly Articles trying to craft an overarching narrative; Weekly Articles, by virtue of being free, are better…
Francine Hardaway #ReUnitedStates🇺🇸Very cool article by Ben Thompson about how the streaming internet has changed the game for creators and now creators should watch out what contracts they sign.
Three nights before Christmas 2016, I was standing in my bathroom when a gallop broke out across my chest. It was ventricular tachycardia, a dangerous kind of arrhythmia where only one side of the heart pumps and does so at high speed, denying…
Francine Hardaway #ReUnitedStates🇺🇸Very scary story about the dangers of living with a connected device.