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Chicago's cold blast spells concern for the city's homeless - Reuters
did you know? Arctic cold is a bother for many, but critical for others: “16,000 people sleep each night on the #Chicago streets and shelters” #homeless
chicago  Statistics  homeless  arctic  weather  culture  mental  illness 
4 weeks ago by csrollyson
Black-Owned Banks Fight to Bounce Back - NerdWallet
Sobering statistics about African Americans and banks - and how "black banks" aim to fill the gap
bank  black  brown  community  under  access  poor  2019  Statistics  race  culture  usa 
5 weeks ago by csrollyson
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MUSTread: How #medical #education is a fossil: history of past disruption, current trends, and why it will transform or be left behind #analytics #medicine #collaboration #transformation
healthcare  patient  provider  medicine  education  transformation  2019  Q4  pointofview  history  disruption  innovation  reference  collaboration  culture 
7 weeks ago by csrollyson
Planet Myths: The Story Behind Pluto – Jessica Davidson
Excellent reference for the symbolism for Pluto, and its energy in astrology
pluto  myth  astrology  reference  csrblogcomment  ancient  culture  death  transformation  bullsi 
7 weeks ago by csrollyson
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Short article on history and significance of big band and swing jazz
music  jazz  culture  history  usa  bigband  swing  race  reference  pioneer 
12 weeks ago by csrollyson
Tanghetto - Wikipedia
Mentioned alongside Gotan Project and Bajofondo as Neuvo Tango proponents
tango  music  electronic  reference  culture  argentina 
june 2019 by csrollyson
The Origins of Silicon Valley: Why and How It Happened | Paul Wesling IEEE
A truly historical account of #Silicon #Valley's origins of culture and business models by a man who's been steeped in it #kudos
**Video of the slides/lecture => https://youtu.be/lRDB_W6POys
history  culture  engineering  innovation  VCs.angels  siliconvalley  california  sanfrancisco  model  network  ham  radio  stanford  university  professor  hp  war  depression  bullsi  reference 
may 2019 by csrollyson
A Parisian Romance (film) - Wikipedia
The heroine struggles to reconcile her artist fiance with a wealthy womanizer and art patron. Her earnestness changes the womanizer; their relationship is nuanced and makes the film more subtle
film  1932  paris  romance  baron  artist  triangle  tragedy  relationship  earnestness  culture 
march 2019 by csrollyson
5 Lessons Learned from my Profitable Indie Documentary—2017 Update
Superb #lessons #learned from filmmaker's first documentary, highlighting distribution plan + financial returns
producer  release  indie  documentary  film  financial  model  return  usa  culture  sriracha  distribution  video  vod  demand  itunes  amazon  hulu  crowdfunding  licensing  dvd  distributor  19eyz  bullsi  revenue  investor  Business 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Defiant U.S. sheriffs push gun sanctuaries, imitating liberals on immigration | Reuters
Gun rights enthusiasts co-opt “sanctuary city” strategy to resist new state and federal gun control laws
gun  firearm  struggle  local  county  state  government  sanctuary  sheriff  usa  culture  law  resistance  illinois  newmexico  washington  oregon 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Should I Go to Trade School or College?
College questioned as the “automatic choice” for career prep. Several examples of students who chose trade schools and colleges
genz  culture  university  college  vocation  trade  school  comparison  family  student  highschool  debt  usa  example 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Grand Guignol - Wikipedia
L'Histoire du Théâtre du Grand Guignol
france  culture  theater  horror  shock  noir  reference 
february 2019 by csrollyson
Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A.: Danielle S. Allen: 9781631493119: Amazon.com: Books
Fantastic passion and need to expose the inhumanity of America's prisons, which have shifted from rehabilitation to punishment
prison  usa  biography  cousin  losangeles  inequality  culture  society  book 
february 2019 by csrollyson
On no man’s (Is)land: futurities at the border
Paper discusses political, economic & cultural significance of [arbitrary] borders (when borders move, change, separations don't work]
politics  empire  border  map  culture  india  pakistan  bangladesh  punjab  analysis  asia 
february 2019 by csrollyson
my cancer story sophie sabbage
Yes, UK patient but she's in the psych field and sharing in unusual ways
cancer  philosophy  uk  spirituality  emotion  therapy  18sbx  culture  repression  bullsi 
february 2019 by csrollyson
Scare quotes - Wikipedia
Brief background on the use of scare quotes in writing and air quotes in speaking
language  punctuation  writing  device  controversy  irony  usage  culture  philosophy  reference  humor  postmodern  ambiguity 
january 2019 by csrollyson
Peak car - Wikipedia
Economic hypothesis showing widespread fall in car ownership plus increased miles/kms driven
automotive  car  Ownership  transportation  model  economy  culture  hightech  uber  smartphone  infrastructure  reference  comparison  uk  Usa  france  europe  australia  driving  sharing  autonomous  cycling  urbanism  city  london  mobility 
november 2018 by csrollyson
French President Macron Praises Nazi-Collaborating Leader, Whitewashing World War I Bloodbath
interesting and credible to me reflections on WWI, WWII andnPetain’s role and significance in each
colony  france  germany  war  wwi  wwii  hero  president  collaboration  nazi  africa  trump  centennial  history  culture  europe  usa  socialism 
november 2018 by csrollyson
Kavanaugh clerk hire casts light on link to judge forced to quit in #MeToo era | US news | The Guardian
Useful background for Supreme Court culture; suggests widespread improper sexual culture in the courts
usa  court  supreme  scandal  sexuality  abuse  Q3  2018  culture 
october 2018 by csrollyson
Native American cuisine - Wikipedia
Overview of indigenous Americans’ cuisines, foods and dishes
native  american  america  south  north  latin  culture  cuisine  cooking  food  reference 
august 2018 by csrollyson
Historical Cooking: Native American Corn Recipes
Great Native American culture site; this post on corn
native  american  indian  food  recipe  corn  history  howto  culture 
august 2018 by csrollyson
He thought white men were vanishing from TV. I disagreed. So we conducted an experiment. - The Washington Post
Refreshing! => A great example of how imagination becomes "reality" and how intelligent conversation led to new conclusions
gender  race  tv  experience  discussion  advertising  program  divorce  imagination  culture  men  women  diversity  isolation  family  social 
july 2018 by csrollyson
Five to Nine's Employee Experience is Changing the World of Work
WiSTEM founders talk about their platform, which aims to increase #community within firms #employee #engagement #culture
employee  engagement  entrepreneur  chicago  b2b  platform  analytics  intimacy  sociality  work  community  Q3  2018  incubator  women  culture 
july 2018 by csrollyson
Jim Thorpe - Wikipedia
Incredible life of all around amateur and professional athlete
usa  culture  history  native  american  athlete  olympics  reference  football  baseball  basketball  pioneer  racism 
july 2018 by csrollyson
ALA Libraries Transform | An initiative of the American Library Association
Awareness campaign showing stakeholders and users how libraries are evolving in the digital age
library  organization  institution  transformation  campaign  usa  culture  Society  digital  disruption 
june 2018 by csrollyson
Cara – Unlocking hope, jobs, and opportunity
Empowers underprivileged people with soft and hard skills and helps them get jobs
work  training  development  job  chicago  career  economic  empowerment  culture  drivetotrust  nonprofit 
june 2018 by csrollyson
Why Students Hate School Lunches - The New York Times
Why legislating healthy food doesn't work + Reflections on what we must change #school #lunch #obesity
children  teen  cook  tween  school  home  cooking  drivetotrust  comparison  france  usa  japan  meal  eating  experience  fat  relationship  food  culture  lunch  government  legislation  obesity  crisis  cafeteria  health  cooktohealth 
april 2018 by csrollyson
Apna Ghar, Inc. (Our Home) - HOME
Domestic violence support and services for women who recently immigrated
domestic  violence  women  shelter  organization  empowerment  drivetotrust  trust  services  immigration  culture 
april 2018 by csrollyson
Is Junk Food Really Cheaper? - The New York Times
The #USA has 5 fastfood outlets for every #grocery #store #obesity - Call for #culture change - #cooking seen as "work"
food  fastfood  home  cooking  comparison  junk  family  mcdonalds  big  marketing  advertising  2011  lifestyle  carnival  drivetotrust  processed  culture  change  work 
april 2018 by csrollyson
What Black People Have Always Known About Diversity Policies
Comment on the incongruency of how “diversity” is stated and practiced
usa  culture  black  racism  Q2  2018  pointofview  starbucks  philadelphia  police  retail  h&m  applebees  diversity 
april 2018 by csrollyson
The Digital Bromad: How Toxic Masculinity Thrives Abroad
Multiple stereotype discussion focusing on an odious example. Discussion a needed alt POV
culture  stereotype  pointofview  discussion  digital  nomad  sexism  men  women  hightech  asia  Q2  2018  podcast  consumerist 
april 2018 by csrollyson
BBC - Travel - Why Switzerland never takes sides
Short riff on Swiss history, and how economics led to its neutrality over time
switzerland  neutrality  history  mercenary  wwii  politics  culture  france  italy 
march 2018 by csrollyson
Social Capital’s Chamath Palihap­itiya Wants To Fix Capitalism
New model of #venture #capital invests in #social #impact, automates VC evaluation to remove bias
impact  social  cause  VCs.angels  model  siliconvalley  facebook  trader  analytics  automation  bias  software  entrepreneur  founder  culture 
february 2018 by csrollyson
Sustainable development - Wikipedia
Basically designing human systems so they don't interfere with Earth's environment
sustainability  sustainable  development  reference  definition  environment  ecology  economy  politics  culture 
january 2018 by csrollyson
French 'MeToo' creator Sandra Muller 'sued for defamation' - BBC News
Useful counter argument: In some cases, #sexual #harassment can go too far #metoo
sexuality  harassment  movement  france  Q1  2018  backlash  gender  culture  society  women  men  metoo 
january 2018 by csrollyson
I Ching - Wikipedia
Background on ancient Chinese prediction practice
china  culture  mysticism  iching  prediction  reference  history 
january 2018 by csrollyson
How Dirt Could Save Us From Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs | WIRED
Antibiotic drug development low while antibiotic resistance grows bc pharma wants profit. here’s a new way..
science  drug  discovery  dna  Q1  2018  earth  method  resistence  pharma  ethics  archeology  Newyorkcity  history  bacteria  example  superbug  culture 
january 2018 by csrollyson
This Is Why WeWork Is Buying Meetup | WIRED
Why Meetup agreed to be acquired by WeWork: to scale globally its community-building mission
meetup  wework  acquisition  q4  2017  analysis  mission  global  growth  entrepreneur  culture  facebook  community  trust  startup  cowork 
december 2017 by csrollyson
Louis C.K., Roy Moore, and Hollywood's Sexualization of Girls - The Atlantic
Hollywood & USA culture titillates w stories of old men & teen girls while posturing that it’s wrong. sex w minors IS illegal
usa  culture  sex  hollywood  minor  politics  comparison  film  teen  meme  misconduct  crime  rape 
november 2017 by csrollyson
The real roots of early city states may rip up the textbooks | New Scientist
Questions the prevailing view that towns presuppose government, power and coersion, suggests it's possible to have towns w little/no central authority
history  culture  anthropology  book  middleeast  africa  grain  government  power  development  debunk  2017  review  authority 
october 2017 by csrollyson
Manipulation : TED Radio Hour : NPR
Learn how hightech has unintended consequences that negatively affect your community and family--and are the root cause of most social & political problems today
manipulation  hightech  video  series  exceptional  exposé  social  media  smartphone  society  culture 
october 2017 by csrollyson
Mother of two black and three white kids' post on racism is a must read
Mother with 2 adopted black kids and 3 white kids gives simple concrete examples of racism they face every day
racism  comparison  children  story  mother  usa  police  stereotype  prejudice  society  culture  fear 
october 2017 by csrollyson
Get the Real Story from #Socialmedia #College #tours & #campus #visits ^cr
Superb: Get behind-the-scenes looks with #Socialmedia #College #tours plus physical #campus #visits
college  visit  facebook  culture  student  life  campus  snapchat  instagram  howto  bullsi  reference  16ccc  twt 
september 2017 by csrollyson
8 Tips for Using #Campus #Visits to Choose a #College
8 Tips for Using #Campus #Visits to Compare Colleges & Choose one
reference  select  visit  college  16ccc  bullsi  list  advice  howto  finance  culture 
september 2017 by csrollyson
Tea (meal) - Wikipedia
So many teas (meals), so little time! nuances b/t high tea & afternoon tea
britain  uk  england  scotland  wales  culture  food  tea  meal  social  class  reference  hotel 
august 2017 by csrollyson
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