Tech

In 2017, video games were at their very best — and their very worst

Some of the best video games of all-time launched in 2017. But the year also featured a few real low points that should make anyone concerned for the future of the industry. Let’s dive in. First, the high points: In March, Nintendo launched its highly-anticipated game console, the Switch. It’s […]
In 2017, video games were at their very best  —  and their very worst
News

Chimps Know What’s Fair And What Isn’t

[credit provider=”Wikimedia/Delphine Bruyere” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2006-12-09_Chipanzees_D_Bruyere.JPG”] Humans aren’t the only ones who cry “no fair.” In a classic test of fairness called the ultimatum game, apes will dole out an equitable share of their bananas — and when they don’t, their partners will complain, a new study shows.The findings, published today (Jan. […]
Chimps Know What’s Fair And What Isn’t
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ROBERT REICH: A Dangerous Schism Has Opened In The Democratic Party

The Cory Booker imbroglio has ignited a silly but potentially pernicious debate in the Democratic Party between so-called “pro-growth centrists” who want the President to focus on how well he’s done getting the economy back on its feet after the Bush administration almost knocked it out, and “pro-fairness populists” who […]
ROBERT REICH: A Dangerous Schism Has Opened In The Democratic Party
Markets

A New Kind Of Class Warfare Broke Out Last Week In Chicago

A strange thing happened in Chicago on Thursday, December 8. An audience of well-heeled professionals, a mixture of Democrats and Republicans, packed a room at the Drake Hotel to hear Robert Shiller, a Yale professor, give a presentation on the housing market. A few members of the audience were in […]
A New Kind Of Class Warfare Broke Out Last Week In Chicago
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Forget Hope. Obama Has A New Strategy For 2012

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Kevin Lamarque, POOL”] President Barack Obama travels to Osawatomie, Kansas on Monday to outline his vision for America — and with it, comes the most revealing glimpse yet at his reelection strategy.Gone is the message of hope and change — instead Obama is reaching 100 years back in time […]
Forget Hope. Obama Has A New Strategy For 2012