There are many, many, many services that essentially do what Amazon is doing here - and I should know because I’ve worked for some of them. Entire businesses are built around harvesting spend data from grocery/drug store loyalty cards; from credit card purchases; from surveys about spending habits; and from asking… Read more
The original Hummer was conceived as a way for civilians to play war, driving around a street-“friendly” version of the Humvee, a war machine used to plunder foreign lands for riches. The Humvee was an essential tool in the Iraq War, a disastrous conflict manufactured to grab control of oil. In a neat symmetry,…
I mean, even if the IATA’s take on the study is wrong, I see nothing in this article which says the original study by United and the DOD was flawed in any way, which means they are likely correct in the high safely of airplanes due to extremely high air circulation. Just because the data as far as how many people are… Read more
You are not alone. I hate crowds, this sounds like heaven to me.
Clearly. We’re all without sin here.
This is a serious question - what penance should be considered sufficient for his misdeeds? If he has genuinely learnt the error of his ways from the education and (hopefully) period of reflection he’s undertaken, and he’s now doing more work in the area to improve both himself and the community, it seems reasonable… Read more