The Link #187: [Tragedy and Scandal]
March 17, 2019

Ethiopian Flight 302 crashed, killing 157 people, and now just about the whole world has grounded the Boeing 737 Max — this is the article to read on the full context of that plane

The tragedy in New Zealand is influenced by our age of viral video.

Our latest Presidential hopeful, Beto O’Rourke, was part of an old and influential hacking group, cDc. On the other hand, Elizabeth Warren issued a (deeply misguided) ‘proposal’ to break up big tech companies.

A bunch of rich and powerful people (from actresses to private equity titans) were bribing people to get their kids into college, which apparently isn’t okay. This was set in motion as one man among this crowd took a plea deal in his securities fraud case. All of this is up against a background of a properly crazy US college system, which would be hard to explain to someone overseas.

There’s a storm coming in Hollywood as the agencies’ growing power is questioned.

SFO makes more from curbside drop-off fees on Uber and Lyft rides than all of their restaurants and retail combined.

Tesla unveiled the Model Y.

Scandal has also recently rocked the world of Star Wars collectibles

The teens’ latest hot chat app: Google Docs.

The 2019 (and final) edition of the Minnesota High School All Hockey Hair Team (context).

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