Amazon plans a tech version of department stores to sell its own apparel brands

After all, the margins are much greater than with books.... https://www.wsj.com/articles/inside-amazons-department-store-plans-high-tech-dressing-rooms-its-own-apparel-brands-11632303002?  WSJ NEWS EXCLUSIVE Inside Amazon’s Department Store Plans: High-Tech Dressing Rooms, Its Own Apparel Brands Company’s outlets could feature QR codes, touch screens and a nontraditional shopping experience By Sebastian Herrera and Khadeeja SafdarSept. 22, 2021 5:30 am ET Amazon.com Inc.’s AMZN 1.06% planned department stores will aim to boost its … Continue reading Amazon plans a tech version of department stores to sell its own apparel brands

The risk of a coup based on lies and subversion of democracy still exists

New bombshells show Trump's coup threat was real and hasn't passed Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN Updated 10:22 AM ET, Wed September 22, 2021 (CNN)A rush of new and shocking behind-the-scenes disclosures about how then-President Donald Trump sought to thwart the Constitution and the will of voters makes a clear case that America came closer to a coup earlier this year … Continue reading The risk of a coup based on lies and subversion of democracy still exists

Articles about iOS 15 and Safari

How to Disable Tab Bar Coloring in Safari 15 on macOShttps://www.macrumors.com/how-to/safari-macos-turn-off-website-tinting/ iOS 15 Safari Extensions Worth Checking Outhttps://www.macrumors.com/guide/ios-15-safari-extensions/ 1Password update delivers tight Safari integration for iOS 15 and iPadOS 15https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/09/21/1password-update-delivers-tight-safari-integration-for-ios-15-and-ipados-15?

Do masks protect you even if nobody is else is wearing one? Yes

Does My Mask Protect Me if Nobody Else Is Wearing One? Masks work best when everyone in the room has one on, but you’ll still benefit from masking up even when those around you aren’t. By Tara Parker-Pope Sept. 21, 2021 If I’m the only person wearing a mask in a store or other indoor location, … Continue reading Do masks protect you even if nobody is else is wearing one? Yes

U.S. delivery dates for iPhone 13 Pro and iPad Mini slip into October

https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/09/23/ipad-mini-iphone-13-pro-delivery-dates-slip-to-late-october-in-us iPad mini, iPhone 13 Pro delivery dates slip to late October in US AppleInsider Staff | Sep 23, 2021 Apple's iPad mini and iPhone 13 Pro devices are seeing strong demand in the U.S. following an unveiling and start to preorders last week, with estimated delivery dates for some configurations pushed into November. The iPad mini, arguably the … Continue reading U.S. delivery dates for iPhone 13 Pro and iPad Mini slip into October

Yet another effect of a changed climate that hasn’t been input into the models of the future

Humans are so darn certain that we can think of every variable even when we're trying to anticipate whether the climate crisis already gripping us could result in an extinction level event that could include us. Am auditing a marvelous class at Bennington taught by Judith Enck (@enckj) of Beyond Plastics (https://www.beyondplastics.org/staff/judith-enck-president) on the disasters … Continue reading Yet another effect of a changed climate that hasn’t been input into the models of the future

WSJ comments on the new iPhone 13 models — incremental changes

I generally keep my iPhones until there's a real reason to move. I bought my iPhone Mini when I traded in my iPhone 7 Plus. After watching the recent presentation, I couldn't think of a single feature that was worth spending another thousand dollars so soon. Interesting to see Joanna agree. https://www.wsj.com/articles/iphone-13-pro-max-mini-review-11632223198? iPhone 13 Review: … Continue reading WSJ comments on the new iPhone 13 models — incremental changes

Water needed to extract fossil fuels from tar sands wiping out local water table

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/sep/19/tar-sands-pipeline-minnesota-lakes Tar sands ‘They screwed up our lake’: tar sands pipeline is sucking water from Minnesota watersheds The Anishinaabe people are rallying to save their lakes and their traditional wild rice harvests Low water levels mean rice harvesters can’t paddle their canoes to their traditional harvesting areas. Photograph: Kerem Yucel/AFP/Getty Images Will Parrish@willparrishcaSun 19 Sep 2021 … Continue reading Water needed to extract fossil fuels from tar sands wiping out local water table

Erin French’s memoir became a best seller — and what’s going to happen next for author and book

Below you get insight about the author of a memoir AND the story of how her book (and many others) are adapted for other media, including films and short series. http://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/22/books/review/finding-freedom-erin-french.html? Erin French Dishes About Writing, Survival and Takeout Of the instant bestsellerdom of her memoir, “Finding Freedom,” Erin French said, “I’m still trying to … Continue reading Erin French’s memoir became a best seller — and what’s going to happen next for author and book

Health insurers stopping full coverage of COVID expenses

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/09/18/covid-hospital-bills-insurance-deductible/ The days of full covid coverage are over. Insurers are restoring deductibles and co-pays, leaving patients with big bills. Large insurance companies waived cost-sharing for coronavirus care in 2020, but it has sprung back in 2021 By Christopher RowlandSeptember 18, 2021 at 5:41 p.m. EDT Jamie Azar left a rehab hospital in Tennessee this week … Continue reading Health insurers stopping full coverage of COVID expenses

When there’s a new iOS as feature filled as iOS 15, you can’t stop at one article

Here's one overall review from a solid source and then links to a number of specialized articles as each reader wants to know something different about iOS 15. Something in this grab bag should talk about what you want to know. But first the review. https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/09/20/ios-15-review---a-solid-update-with-excellent-new-features? Review iOS 15 review - A solid update with … Continue reading When there’s a new iOS as feature filled as iOS 15, you can’t stop at one article

iOS 15 available now for iPhone and iPad

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/09/20/apple-ios15-release-features-updating/ Apple’s iOS 15 is available for iPhones and iPads. Here’s what you need to know. Starting Monday [9/20/21], you can download the latest software on your Apple devices By Heather KellyToday at 10:56 a.m. EDT Apple’s iOS update is the annual consolation prize for people not buying the newest iPhone model. Instead of spending hundreds of … Continue reading iOS 15 available now for iPhone and iPad