Feeling guilty about your total lack of heroism in the face of increasing hatred, racism, and anti-Semitism? Us too. An op-ed in today’s New York Times by philosopher Rivka Weinberg mines historical lessons from the Holocaust to provide a to-do list for bystanders. “Bystanding is not the problem,” she writes. Phew. “What we need to guard against is hate and collaboration with hate.” … [Read more...] about Heroism not necessary: a philosopher outlines 4 steps to combatting racism and anti-Semitism
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For every media executive like Rice, who claims to be “agnostic” when it comes to competition between streaming and cable, there are others who are more reluctant to adapt a business model that has generated billions in profits for more than three decades. The media companies want transmission fees that are equal to, if not higher than, what they receive from pay-TV companies. They are also trying to build their own streaming apps. In his grinding negotiations with CBS, for example, Hopkins wasn’t able to secure access to full, current seasons of some of the network’s most popular shows, including NCIS; CBS is reserving them for its digital All Access product that sells for $5.99 a month. And, as of January, Hopkins said he was talking to Comcast “almost on a daily basis” in an effort to make NBC part of the Hulu package at launch. … [Read more...] about Can Hulu Reprogram The Way We Watch TV?
And finally, once your photos and videos are safely backed up, you can clear them off your phone’s storage to free up space and get rid of low-storage warnings. Tap the menu icon and select Free up space to do just that. Your photos and videos will be accessible via the Google Photos app and on the web at photos.google.com, while your device itself will be freed up to take additional photos and videos. More info here. … [Read more...] about 5 Google Photos tricks to help you get the most out of your memories
Q. I want to pick up on this point that you made that the processes in the company are very strong and Nandan Nilekani has been speaking about this as well but yet from an outsider's perspective, one would wonder if the processes are so strong, why is it that the company seems to be finding itself in a state of flux of uncertainty and disorder every few years? We have just gotten past the Vishal Sikka episode and then this happened.My sense is the processes that I was referring to are more about how we run the business. Here, it is not clear to me where all this has come from. … [Read more...] about Infosys has a strong deal pipeline, says CEO Salil Parekh