About 5 years ago

09/14/2018 - In Today’s Homes, Consumers Are Willing To Sacrifice Privacy For Convenience

– The Washington Post
George Orwell got a lot right about our society moving toward a state of constant surveillance, but not everything. “His presumption was that people would lament and be depressed and oppressed by all these devices that can watch them and listen in,” said Matthew Rathbun, executive vice president of Coldwell Banker Elite. Instead, “it seems to be that we’re running toward them with glee.”
 The Washington Post
Changes in the labor market have upended myriad jobs that used to pay well, dragging down wages and leaving millions of American workers feeling misled and frustrated.
– FiveThirtyEight
That dynamic is bad news for good public policy.
– Stateline
In the past three months, Delaware, Mississippi, New Jersey and West Virginia all began allowing sports betting parlors. The race is on as states look to grab more tax revenue and companies look for new customers