Author: Tim White

Japan’s New Cybersecurity Minister Admits He Doesn’t Actually Use Computers

No experience was obviously necessary for this important government job.Japan’s new minister in charge of cybersecurity made a startling admission on Wednesday: he doesn’t actually use computers.“Since I was 25, I have been in a position of authority where secretaries and employees handle such tasks for me,” Yoshitaka Sakurada, 68, told a Lower House cabinet committee…

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Michelle Obama Zings Trump’s Inauguration Crowd Size On ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’

Michelle Obama summed up her assessment of President Donald Trump’s oft-debated inauguration crowd size this week with a few choice words and a nod. The former first lady visited “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Thursday to promote her new memoir, Becoming. When DeGeneres asked her how many inauguration ceremonies she’d attended in her lifetime, Obama slyly replied, “Two…

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Oxford Dictionaries’ Word Of The Year Is A Tragically Apt Summary Of 2018

There is a noxious air about Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year 2018 ― “toxic.”The British publisher, in announcing the choice, revealed “a 45 percent rise in the number of times” the word — which it defines as “poisonous” — was searched for in “an array” of literal and metaphorical contexts on its websites this year.The Oxford…

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