In the geekiest venture since the invention of fantasy sports, Internet nerds researched and wrote about Internet nerds, and all of them got together and had a party this past week at Stanford University. Actually, we tend to congratulate ourselves on our superiority in general. The Berkeley History Center newest exhibit, a City of Firsts, is the latest museum research collection to do just that history out for us as proof that Berkeley willingness to be crazy and innovative is a good thing.
While the tech world is all set to see the advancements in 2018, Google on Monday released the Android platform distribution chart for the month of December to highlight where its mobile platform stands this year. Android Nougat has continued its upward trend and reached over 23 percent of active devices. Android Oreo, on the other hand, is now running on 0.5 percent of the total Android devices, a marginal increase from the previous month..
Ford is charged with Resisting Arrest (an A misdemeanor), Boating While Intoxicated (an unclassified misdemeanor), Operating a Vessel While Intoxicated (an unclassified misdemeanor), Operating Between Sunset and Sunrise (a violation) and Imprudent Speed (a violation). He was arraigned in Nassau County District Court yesterday, where he was conditionally released to probation and ordered to the STEP program. Prosecutors requested bail of $3,500 and the suspension of his privileges to operate boats or jet skis.
History lessons. As a retired college professor, I think of myself as very well read in history and many other subjects. However, this was the year that showed us what we didn’t know. Income over $128,400 isn taxed for Social Security now; if it were, the program could raise around $220 billion this year, helping cover part of the funding gap. Taxing the investment income of wealthy Americans could raise billions more, as could removing tax loopholes for inherited wealth.Social Security seems like it a pretty powerful thing, and it would work with a lot of political constituencies, says Rutledge. We already know that it works.