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These are dark times for Louisiana Governor and 2016 GOP White House hopeful Bobby Jindal. Facing a staggering $1.6 billion budget shortfall , Governor Jindal's popularity is plummeting at home ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 133 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 12:31 PM PDT with 186 Recommends
From CNN: IBM has sent a letter to the governor of Louisiana warning that a pending religious freedom bill would create a hostile environment for the tech company's employees. IBM Vice President ...
by nannyboz
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 08:56 AM PDT with 135 Recommends
That is, the first time you ever bought a personal computer? That's my first love, there in the picture. Plus an 18 character per second daisy wheel printer . I don't really remember the passion ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 01:35 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Jun 18, 2014 at 12:30 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
Last episode on #KickingAss, we detailed that IBM in Endicott NY left behind toxic solvents in the ground that poisoned the workers and residents. This week, we reveal the Ruin of the Square Deal to ...
by RodSerling
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Mar 04, 2014 at 08:50 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Like Freedom Industries and Charleston West Virginia, Duke Energy and North Carolina, the International Business Machines company left behind toxic solvents in the ground that poisoned the workers ...
by RodSerling
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 08:50 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Do you want to believe? In a decidedly blue state, until recently Senator Al Franken has been considered pretty safe. But you should never count your chickens. From his behavior, I'd say Franken ...
by esessis
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Feb 18, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
When I think of immigration reform in the US today, I think of people migrating here from across our southern border in search of work, usually for low-skilled and low-paying jobs --- such as farm ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 01:50 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
The Hill reports on 200 IBM executives who descended on Capitol Hill lobbying for the right to share our personal private information with the government and other companies "for cybersecurity ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 04:21 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
U.S. companies are making record profits; and more and more of their money is staying offshore --- and barely being taxed. A recent Wall Street Journal analysis of 60 big U.S. companies found that,
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 10:36 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
On Wednesday, IBMers in the United States received the following notice in their email inboxes: Dear IBMer, Beginning January 1, 2013, IBM is changing the timing of the IBM match and automatic ...
by Hey338Too
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 10:52 AM PST with 15 Recommends
In IBM simulates 530 billon neurons, 100 trillion synapses on supercomputer, Kurzweil AI reports that scientists announced the ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 05:54 PM PST with 49 Recommends
As they sip Mint Juleps in a few days along the Front Nine on Master's Sunday here in Augusta - there is a new Controversy facing the elite Club. The Augusta National Golf Club has a long proud ...
by Terence Dicks
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 11:53 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
(Reposted from Working America's Main Street Blog)
by Doug Foote
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Aug 23, 2011 at 07:58 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
We keep hearing about how the job creators need more tax cuts. Job creators need more certainty from the president before they can hire. Job creators need less regulation. Let's meet some of ...
by notdarkyet
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jul 26, 2011 at 12:48 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I'm sure that many of you watched two of Jeopardy's greatest living human players go up against Watson last night. So far, there's been a lot of differing opinions on it. Some are awed by the ...
by Explodingkitchen
Comment Count 111 comments on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 10:11 AM PST with 65 Recommends
From my blog, Future Imperative IBM is pitting Watson, a de facto artificial intelligence the size of an RV, with a library of 200 million pages ...
by Dry Observer
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Feb 10, 2011 at 08:53 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Probably because he didn't get what he really wanted for Christmas, on January 5 1991, Finnish computer science graduate student Linus ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Jan 03, 2011 at 12:08 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Probably not the most political story of the day, but still pretty damn interesting. Back in 1997, IBM's Deep ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Dec 14, 2010 at 02:38 PM PST with 21 Recommends
The gulf between practice and preaching is vast enough to swallow almost anything, but I am beginning to think we have something caught in our collective throat. Despite all our claims for ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jul 11, 2010 at 09:53 AM PDT with 3 Recommends