– The New York Times
With employers adding more than two million jobs a year, some economists suspect that American workers — after being pummeled by a furious mix of globalization and automation, strangled by monetary policy that has restrained economic activity in the name of low inflation, and slapped around by government hostility toward unions and labor regulations — may finally be in for a break.
– 24/7 Wall Street
24/7 Wall Street profiles cities that were union strongholds but where membership has taken a nose dive. The issues that labor leaders are experiencing in these markets is indicative of their larger challenge to maintain and gain footing in the United States.
– Smithsonian Magazine
Do you ever find yourself hovering over a recycling bin, not sure whether the container in your hand can go in or not? What is the difference between high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and low-density polyethylene (LDPE) anyway? A new “smart” recycling bin aims to help relieve any confusion. The bin uses computer vision to identify the material held in front of its cameras, and then tells the consumer exactly where to place the container.
– The Washington Post
Moments before unveiling the iPhone X, Apple executives introduced its new concept: Company stores that would double as public spaces, complete with outdoor plazas, indoor forums and designated boardrooms for local entrepreneurs.