Sunday 16 June 2019

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  1. Readers write: ‘Who’ versus ‘whom,’ GPS adventures, immigration activistThe May 20 “In a Word” column by Melissa Mohr titled “The waning use of the word ‘whom’” really got my attention. Suddenly, the voice of the GPS told us to make an exit we both knew was wrong – so we ignored it and arrived at our destination right on time.


  2. Russian internet giant Yandex takes rare stand against state snoopingRussia has always been some version of a national security state, in which individuals, companies, and other group interests are expected to unquestioningly submit to the needs and demands of state agencies. As surprising, if not more so, was that Yandex seemed to resist the FSB’s demands – with the backing of some government officials.


  3. Robots: Job killers or co-workers?Will a robot snatch away your job? Or will you learn to love intelligent machines as co-workers?


  4. Why Cuba’s zip lines and B&B’s have fallen on hard timesLas Terrazas employees clip visitors to the wire cable one by one and give them a small push. Like many of the other employees, Ms. González has lived and worked at Las Terrazas, a nature reserve and tourist destination west of Havana, her entire life, so she is used to touring strangers around her home. Recent hurricanes have affected tourism numbers in beach resort towns like Varadero, Cuba, but the tourism market in Las Terrazas has been hit by more than storms, says Ms. González.


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