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11.21.2017

“I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” 
– Ernest Hemingway




 

FCC Prepares to Unveil Plan to Gut Net Neutrality  The FCC is widely expected to release its plan to reverse Obama-era net neutrality rules that banned internet service providers from blocking or slowing down content or creating so-called "fast lanes" for companies willing to pay extra to deliver their content more quickly. - Wired

Wealth Managers Are Being Inundated With Calls About Bitcoin  Wealth managers across the U.S. are fielding calls and emails from clients worried they’re missing out on something big by not owning bitcoin. While most advisers don’t recommend buying such a volatile asset with no intrinsic value, they do have tips for clients who have taken the plunge, or are dead set on doing so. - Bloomberg

Google collects Android users’ locations even when location services are disabled  Since the beginning of 2017, Android phones have been collecting the addresses of nearby cellular towers—even when location services are disabled—and sending that data back to Google. - QZ

Women are Saying “No” to Marriage and Men are Angry, Depressed, and Lonely In a new book written by Rebecca Traister, she says there is "a radical upheaval, a national reckoning with massive social and political implications. “Across classes, and races, we are seeing a wholesale revision of what female life might entail. We are living through the invention of independent female adulthood as a norm, not an aberration, and the creation of an entirely new population.” - Good Men Project

Toyota’s latest humanoid robot can mimic your movements  Toyota has revealed its third generation humanoid robot, the T-HR3, which can be controlled and synchronized with the operator’s movements. The user wears data gloves and an HTC Vive VR headset that’s linked to cameras to show the robot’s perspective. - The Verge

Fisker patents car battery with 500 mile range that can be charged in one minute  Fisker is patenting a new solid-state electrode structure that will feature three-dimensional electrodes with 2.5 x the energy density of lithium-ion batteries, and this will enable ranges of more than 500 miles on a single charge, with charging times as low as one minute. - Design Boom

CBS, PBS, Bloomberg suspend Charlie Rose shows after harassment allegations  Television shows hosted by Charlie Rose on Monday were suspended by CBS, PBS and Bloomberg following a report by the Washington Post in which eight women say he sexually harassed them. - Reuters

Amazon launches a cloud service for US intelligence agencies  The launch of the so-called AWS Secret Region comes six years after AWS introduced GovCloud, its first data-center region for public-sector customers. AWS has since announced plans to expand GovCloud. The new Secret Region signals interest in using AWS from specific parts of the U.S. government. - CNBC
 
  How to Sleep.
Should you drink more coffee? Should you take melatonin? Can you train yourself to need less sleep? A physician’s guide to sleep in a stressful age.
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