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Remembering Jessye Norman, Voice of a World-Weary Angel American Conservative
AP hyphen outrage continues with guidance update Columbia Journalism Review
Turning Over VAN Magazine
Prejudiced and unaware of it: Evidence for the Dunning-Kruger model in the domains of racism and sexism Science Direct (Dr. Kevin)
The rise of the financial machines Economist (UserFriendly)
PayPal has backed out of Facebook’s digital currency project MIT Technology Review
Net neutrality is alive and well after this week’s crushing court defeat Quartz (The Rev Kev)
North Korea-US talks derailed in Sweden Asia Times (The Rev Kev)
German authorities say Mercedes may have manipulated emissions readings on hundreds of thousands of vans Business Insider (David L)
Who’s liable for a Tesla Summon fender bender? Lawyers weigh in Autoblog (The Rev Kev)
In search of the Wuhan spirit The Hindu
India, US close to trade deal Times of India
Michael Moore UserFriendly: “now I really want to see it.”
Iranian oil exports hinge on US-China trade talks Asia Times (The Rev Kev)
China Narrows Scope for Trade Deal With U.S. Ahead of Talks Bloomberg (The Rev Kev)
Haitian protesters are holding up a giant Bernie Sanders tweet about their human rights as police repress their demonstrations against corruption Reddit. UserFriendly: “As usual Bernie is the only one to stick his neck out on something like this.”
Biden Reassures Top Donors He’s Ready to Battle Donald Trump BloombergQuint
Biden allies offer up the fake & then real reason for his failure to push back on Ukraine. Fake = his “reverence for congressional prerogatives.” Real = he doesn’t want “to answer questions about Hunter Biden’s work that few of his own aides dared pose.” https://t.co/fXlqbuqaey pic.twitter.com/UvhcMQIFnt
— Aaron Maté (@aaronjmate) 5 October 2019
A Century of Cars Driving the Fourth Amendment The New Rambler
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Biased AI, let’s face it Economic Times
The ‘Whistleblower’ Probably Isn’t Rolling Stone (UserFriendly) Matt Taibbi.
Trump’s bad Nixon imitation may cost him the presidency The Conversation. Probably not.
Antidote du Jour TH: A couple of Lesser Goldfinch on sage:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.