Amazon Sparks Worries With Patent on Worker-Tracking Wristband (Jimmy)
The author writes, “Privacy advocates and labor groups raised concern Thursday over retail giant Amazon’s newly-secured patents for a wristband that could be worn by warehouse employees, keeping track of where workers hands go while they’re packing delivery boxes.”
How Did Florida Avoid Russian Hacking? (Reader Steve)
Florida, whose voting process is notoriously flawed, somehow managed to miss Russian hacking efforts. Or did they?
The Trump Effect Hits High Schools (Russ)
Read why a high school basketball game was called off in Ohio. The event could be read as a barometer for the current cultural environment, caused in part by President Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric.
Russiagate Debate: Cenk Uygur vs. Kyle Kulinski (Jimmy)
Two progressive media hosts take on Russiagate, find areas of agreement, and highlight their differences.
Fed Bank Approves Cannabis-Associated Colorado Credit Union (Reader Luke)
The author writes, “After years of litigation, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has given conditional approval to a Colorado credit union to service cannabis-related businesses. But in order to secure approval, the Fourth Corner Credit Union agreed that it would not serve any business that directly handles funds from cannabis sales or any state-licensed dispensaries.”