Armstrong’s story has been told before: The documentary comes seven years after the disgraced cyclist gave his doping confession to Oprah Winfrey, and that year, another documentary The Armstrong Lie, was released. Since then, the former cyclist’s reputation has suffered even more with memoirs by former teammates being released, and several apology tours that have seemed to have little impact. … [Read more...] about Lance Armstrong gets ‘The Last Dance’ treatment in a new documentary on his legacy
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We knew it was bad (COVID-19, the economy, unemployment, etc.), but a new report from Facebook and the Small Business Roundtable that details survey responses from approximately 86,000 small- to medium-sized business owners, managers, and employees shows just how hard the pandemic hit this vital section of the U.S. business landscape. … [Read more...] about ‘All business cannot be digital’: Wide-ranging survey shows harrowing economic impact of COVID-19
For some, those limits have been glaring over the past few weeks, as Musk has been on a Trumpian run of controversial public statements. He threw a Twitter temper tantrum around whether and when he could reopen his California factory. He spewed COVID-19 misinformation during a Joe Rogan podcast. He decided that for sale by owner was the way to go in liquidating his multiple homes in Los Angeles’s posh Bel Air neighborhood. He seemed to imply that he had red-pilled himself and encouraged others to do so as well, to the delight of Ivanka Trump. … [Read more...] about Elon Musk has to decide: Does he want to be Steve Jobs? Or Papa John?
The biggest emotional reward for many may be proving–at least to themselves–that they can keep pace with a Stanford student, Norvig says. There are 175 Stanford students taking the class live and in situ, for course credit. The final grades of both live and online students will include a class ranking, Thrun promises. So far, he’s been impressed that the percentage of top performers in the online contingent is on par with the percentage of top performers at Stanford. … [Read more...] about YouTube U: The Power Of Stanford’s Free Online Education
Trump, speaking on behalf of the task force, has claimed again and again that we’ll have a vaccine by the end of 2020. A great many scientists, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, insist instead that it’s “very likely” we’ll get a vaccine within a year to 18 months. … [Read more...] about Want to understand every 2020 fiasco? You need to revisit Fyre Fest