Why software developers might be obsolete by 2030

In 1930, John Maynard Keynes predicted we’d be having 15-hour workweeks by the end of the century. But by the time it was 2013, it was clear the great economist had gotten something wrong. Welcome to the era of bullshit jobs, as anthropologist David Graeber coined it. Since the 1930s, whole new industries have sprung up, which don’t […] […]

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Judge Orders NYPD Officer Accused of Spying for China Detained Until Trial

A federal judge ruled the 33-year-old NYPD officer accused of acting as an agent for the Chinese government poses a serious risk of flight and ordered him detained pending trial on Wednesday, according to court documents. In a 16-page detention memo, U.S. District Judge Eric Komitee ruled “no condition or combination of conditions will reasonably assure the appearance of” Baimadajie… […]