A heartwarming use for 3D printers: giving a fingerless kid a chance to play catch.
Jonathan Mahler explains why football won’t end up like boxing.
Microsoft tried to go non-transferrable with its Office 2013 licenses, before changing its mind. The belief that one of these days they are going to come up with some way to invalidate ownership of their software is one of the things pushing me towards Linux and OpenOffice/LibreOffice.
Is the future of tech commercials negative campaigning?
More attempts to retire the password.
As discussed before, I am a fan of napping at work. Err, employer-sanctioned napping, I mean. Here’s a desk for it.
From US News, a look at our complicated relationship with the minimum wage. From the WSJ, how the minimum wage hurts young workers. Also, the minimum wage’s sexist roots. (No, that latter point isn’t a particularly good argument against raising the minimum wage, but it’s interesting all the same.)
A German couple is fighting for political asylum because returning to Germany means they can’t homeschool. Hopefully, this is a German thing we will never replicate.
Maybe we can’t count on selling coal to China if they’re going with nuclear.
Companies are dropping spousal health coverage to cut costs. I actually had one of those, where as soon as I could get insurance through my employer, Clancy had to dump me from hers.