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What I’m Reading – July 2016: Terrorism, Warfare, iPhones, and Beavis and Butt-Head

A few of the articles I found most interesting in July 2016: Recent Attacks Illuminate the Islamic State’s Europe Attack Network – The Jamestown Foundation Although written in April, this is an amazing look into ISIS’s European network. This article discusses the personalities, organizations, and connections behind some of the most horrendous terror strikes of […]

Exploring a Work-less World

Just before I finally left the ranks of the unemployed, I read a very interesting article on The Atlantic.com. Entitled “A World Without Work“, the article discusses what happens to towns and people when their jobs are replaced by soulless machines. The article details the effect automation has had on demographics and segments of the […]

Random thoughts on Kendrick Lamar

Amidst all the hype and hoopla around his Grammy snubs and highly acclaimed cameo verse on Big Sean’s song “Control”, rapper Kendrick Lamar has been the talk of the hip-hop world for the last year, if not longer. Being in Afghanistan, I missed out the “longer” part, but since I’ve been back, Kendrick has been […]

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