Weekly Memo

Weekly Memo

President-Elect

Trump Grill Could Be Worst Restaurant In America - Vanity Fair

I'm not posting the article because it's interesting. I'm posting it just so I can share with you the next leader of the free world's response to the article, which you can find HERE. God help us all. 

Trump Explains Why He Rejects Daily Intelligence Briefings - Slate

Trump Criticizes Obama For Not Holding Daily Intelligence Meetings - NY Daily News

When Daily Intelligence Briefings Prevented a Nuclear War - Politico

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Here's Where Donald Trump Gets His News - BuzzFeed

Besides from watching the "shows" of course.

Politics

What was James Comey Thinking? - Esquire

The perceived politicization of the FBI and the CIA (by the President Elect) is dangerous. Both institutions are here to serve all Americans equally and recently it's felt as though that is no longer the case. 

My President Was Black - The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates takes on what's next after eight years of our country's first black President. 

Obama: A Virtual Museum of His Presidency - Washington Post

Pictures, stories, videos, graphics all highlighting eight years of President Obama, his family and his legacy. 

The Perfect Weapon: How Russian Cyberpower Invaded the US - NY Times

The most important thing you'll read all week. 

Silicon Valley / Tech

Our Automated Future - The New Yorker

Thus far politicians have missed the boat on this discussion. Joblessness is not a factor of trade, currency manipulation or overseas workers. It's due to technological advancements that aren't slowing down anytime soon. Sooner rather than later we'll all be on welfare, getting a monthly universal income check from the government.

Google Makes So Much Money It's Never Had to Worry About Financial Discipline, Until Now - Bloomberg

How Travis Kalanick is Building The Ultimate Transportation Machine - Forbes

Valley of the Dolts - The Outline

"Silicon Valley's power brokers want you to think they're different. But they're just average robber barons".

This is Facebook's Fake News Plan - Vox

Sports

.The Maturation of Matty Ice - The Ringer

Hometown plug. Nice to see for the all the miserable Atlanta sports fans out there. 

Why is the Ezekiel Elliot Investigation Taking So Long? - MMQB SI

Your weekly NFL "stay woke" piece.

Live for the Moment  - The Outline

Social media is pushing extreme athletes to produce better and bigger content and more often than not leading them to their own demise. 

The Mixed Bag

Best Photos of 2016 - National Geographic

Google's Year in Search 2016 Edition - Google

The Year in Memes - NY Mag

You know what they say..."a meme a day will keep the doctor away". NY Mag delivers.

The Mysterious Allure of LaCroix's 'Natural Flavor' - Wired

Personally I can't stand the drink. I'd order tap water over LaCroix 10/10 times, but people swear by it. Wired tries to uncover why.

How a Fart Killed 10,000 People - Daily Beast

How To Sleep - The Atlantic

The Real Story Behind the Myth of Area 51 - Popular Mechanics

Year In Review - 2016

Year In Review - 2016

Weekly Memo

Weekly Memo