Facebook Oversight Board issues stern critique of the company’s collaboration in first transparency reports

The reports reveal the board is still negotiating its relationship with the social network and says its credibility depends on Facebook being more forthcoming https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/10/21/facebook-oversight-board-transparency/?utm_source=alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wp_news_alert_revere&location=alert&wpmk=1&wpisrc=al_business__alert-economy--alert-tech&pwapi_token=eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJjb29raWVuYW1lIjoid3BfY3J0aWQiLCJpc3MiOiJDYXJ0YSIsImNvb2tpZXZhbHVlIjoiNjE2NTg2MDhhZGU0ZTI0NzJkYjJiNGQzIiwidGFnIjoid3BfbmV3c19hbGVydF9yZXZlcmUiLCJ1cmwiOiJodHRwczovL3d3dy53YXNoaW5ndG9ucG9zdC5jb20vdGVjaG5vbG9neS8yMDIxLzEwLzIxL2ZhY2Vib29rLW92ZXJzaWdodC1ib2FyZC10cmFuc3BhcmVuY3kvP3V0bV9zb3VyY2U9YWxlcnQmdXRtX21lZGl1bT1lbWFpbCZ1dG1fY2FtcGFpZ249d3BfbmV3c19hbGVydF9yZXZlcmUmbG9jYXRpb249YWxlcnQmd3Btaz0xJndwaXNyYz1hbF9idXNpbmVzc19fYWxlcnQtZWNvbm9teS0tYWxlcnQtdGVjaCJ9.9ND-YM71omzucktKmRIxUCGqyOX3LEeA6-GMW64ImR0

Poetry courtey: Poem.com newsletter

October 21, 2021Three GrapesGiovanni PascoliTranslated from the Italian by Geoffrey Brock to Giacinto StiavelliThree grapes, Giacinto, grow upon these vines:The first is pleasure, and is clear as air;the next is sweet amnesia. Drink their wines,but stop there,because the third is sleep, in whose dark corner,keeping a keen-eyed vigil (as you know),sits grief. And loud is the … Continue reading Poetry courtey: Poem.com newsletter

Seth Godin Newsletter: What will you leave behind?

* What will you leave behind? [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=181537714&f=1081591&c=7977998&u=5102652 %5D Twenty years from now, you will have new skills. New customers. A new title and a new kind of leverage. All of this forward motion requires a less celebrated element–all the things you're not doing any longer. To get a new job, you'll need to leave the old … Continue reading Seth Godin Newsletter: What will you leave behind?

Why Teamwork Works: 20 Quotes About Collaboration

When a group of people work effectively toward a shared goal, their collective potential and impact exceeds the individual’s reach. Teams unite athletes, students, co-workers, neighbors, political allies, and other groups of people, and through collaboration, each participant reaches new challenges and opportunities that they cannot access alone. People united as a team can accomplish … Continue reading Why Teamwork Works: 20 Quotes About Collaboration

17 Quotes About Finding Joy in the Little Things

August 11, 2021 For many people, the journey to achieve and enjoy happiness is ongoing. But while deep contentment and satisfaction may take a while to develop and recognize, happiness also arises in a more spontaneous version: joy. Joy is all around us. Joy feels good, connects us to life’s everyday richness, and strengthens our … Continue reading 17 Quotes About Finding Joy in the Little Things

Gen X: via Listverse Newsletter

Top 10 Reasons Generation X Is Generation Best by Christopher Dale fact checked by Jamie Frater Millennials and Baby Boomers; Baby Boomers and Millennials. One group can’t get off their phones, the other can’t figure out how their phones even work. We’ve been hearing both claim their supremacy lately but, oddly, this battle skips a generation. 10 … Continue reading Gen X: via Listverse Newsletter

13 Quotes About Imagination From Famous Artists

For a visual artist, a blank canvas can be a problematic thing, just like a blank page for a creative writer. What to do? Where to begin? That’s where imagination typically plays its part. Imagination is a powerful ability; without it, humans would never have come so far. As Carl Sagan once wrote, “Imagination will often … Continue reading 13 Quotes About Imagination From Famous Artists

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall: 12 Quotes About the Seasons

Amid life’s uncertainties, one thing is constant: The seasons will always change. The wheel of the year — the gentle flow from spring to winter and back again — has been honored for centuries, whether by a farming cycle, people worshipping the earth, or just the slow joy of watching the weather change. As we … Continue reading Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall: 12 Quotes About the Seasons

20 Uplifting Lyrics From Broadway Musicals

Musical theater mixes song with story to engage, entertain, and inspire audiences — and it’s been doing so for nearly three centuries. The first “Broadway” theater, the Theatre on Nassau Street, opened in New York City in 1750, with shows like The Beggar’s Opera and other examples of the ballad opera, a precursor to the modern musical. … Continue reading 20 Uplifting Lyrics From Broadway Musicals

How Interstate Highways Gutted Communities—and Reinforced Segregation

America's interstate highway system cut through the heart of dozens of urban neighborhoods.FARRELL EVANS https://www.history.com/news/interstate-highway-system-infrastructure-construction-segregation?cmpid=email-hist-inside-history-2021-1020-10212021&om_rid=399c7e2f8a319bbebc23a7254035fc62afc6d5f3be32d341a265af690cb313d2&~campaign=hist-inside-history-2021-1020

How Colin Powell’s Service in Vietnam Shaped His Leadership

How Colin Powell's Service in Vietnam Shaped His Leadership Colin Powell served two combat tours in the Vietnam conflict and earned three medals for his service. DAVE ROOS On November 16, 1968, Major Colin Luther Powell was serving his second tour of duty in Vietnam, this time as the assistant Chief of Staff to the commander of the … Continue reading How Colin Powell’s Service in Vietnam Shaped His Leadership

An Extraordinary 500-Year-Old Shipwreck Is Rewriting the History of the Age of Discovery


Smart articles I read that help SpeechCrafting.

Title: Want To Loose Your Debt? Word Count: 636 Summary: Youíre trying to reduce or eliminate your debt and you just donít know where to start! Well, these tips and information can help you to get started on a path to reduce and eventually eliminate your debt in the future. Keywords: debt, reduce debt, credit … Continue reading Smart articles I read that help SpeechCrafting.

Newsletter: FP Editor’s Picks

1 Boxed in. As China ramps up its saber-rattling over Taiwan, U.S. President Joe Biden is trapped within the Democratic caucus. Moderates want to give him more war powers—but progressives don’t want to rock the boat, FP’s Jack Detsch reports. 2 American insurgency. As police around the United States resist vaccines, some analysts have proposed firing those who … Continue reading Newsletter: FP Editor’s Picks


Title: Using The Equity In Your Home To Consolidate Debt - 3 Things To Know Word Count: 345 Summary: Using the equity in your home can be a great way to consolidate your debts and get control of your finances. By shifting your debts from several high interest credit cards to one low interest loan, … Continue reading INTERESTING ARTICLE I read.

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases

Press Information BureauGovernment of India .Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.         •PM inaugurates Kushinagar International Airport •PM delivers video message to Joint Conference of CVC and CBI •English rendering of PM’s address at inauguration of Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh •PM lays the foundation stone of Rajkiya Medical College, Kushinagar •72ND INTER-SERVICES FOOTBALL … Continue reading Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases