News and other Things I’ve found interesting May 11th 2020

It’s just another manic Monday. Still sheltering in place. Only leave house for yard work and a rare walk.

Samsung patches 0-click vulnerability impacting all smartphones sold since 2014

Who wants to run Samsung anyway?

Programming languages: Python developers reveal what they use it for and their top tools

Climate change and coronavirus: Five charts about the biggest carbon crash

My Father Says He’s a ‘Targeted Individual.’ Maybe We All Are

Mind Games: The Tortured Lives of ‘Targeted Individuals’

Opinion | Behind the Phoenix Program

United States of Paranoia: They See Gangs of Stalkers

Amtrak Takes Active Measures to Maintain Safe Environment

Serial killer spotted on the night train from Newcastle

Sidney Gottlieb, 80, Dies; Took LSD to C.I.A.

A dream map for high speed rail in United States

University of Illinois High-Speed Rail Study – 220-mph high-speed rail (HSR) passenger service between Chicago, Champaign-Urbana, Indianapolis and beyond

Daniel Krause US High Speed Rail 2015 Spring Midwest High Speed Rail Association Meeting

MHSRA Julius Parod South Korean high speed rail presentation

Jordan Horwitz DePaul University “Gravity Model” for predicting ridership

Rev. Jesse Jackson Midwest High Speed Rail Association 2014 Spring Meeting

Neiman Marcus, a Symbol of Luxury, Files for Bankruptcy

Barneys Is Sold for Scrap, Ending an Era Updated Nov. 5, 2019

Father of Brunswick shooter previously investigated victim

Georgia man charged with killing Ahmaud Arbery previously investigated him

Grand jury to weigh charges in Georgia shooting of unarmed black jogger

Outrage over video of unarmed black jogger shot dead as jury to consider charges

Opinion | The Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

McDonald’s workers shot in argument over closed dining room

Customer shot a McDonald’s employee after being told to leave due to coronavirus restrictions, police say

Ravens trying to cut Earl Thomas after wife allegedly pulled gun on him for affair

NFL star Earl Thomas allegedly held at gunpoint by wife after affair

Ravens’ Earl Thomas held at gunpoint by wife after alleged affair, charging documents say

Peter Schmuck: A fond farewell to arms (and bats) and the greatest sports fans in the world

Can Scientists Justify Intentional Coronavirus Infections to Speed Vaccine Creation?

4 ways to take care of your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

Wisconsin chief justice sparks backlash by saying covid-19 outbreak is among meatpacking workers, not ‘the regular folks’

Bice: Supreme Court Chief Justice Roggensack blasted as ‘elitist,’ ‘out of touch’ for meatpacking remark

Brown County seemed a step ahead of the coronavirus; suddenly, it wasn’t

Trump boosters: Don’t believe the coronavirus death toll

Official Counts Understate the U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll

Maryland sees 1,111 new cases of coronavirus, hospitalizations stay flat

Coronavirus: PPE shipment flown in from Turkey fails UK safety standards

In stunning reversal, Justice Department drops case against Michael Flynn, former Trump adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to FBI

Trump praises Barr for dropping Flynn’s Trump-Russia case

On the Same Day Sen. Richard Burr Dumped Stock, So Did His Brother-in-Law. Then the Market Crashed.

Burr’s brother-in-law sold stock on same day as senator in lead-up to crisis

They’re not really called ‘murder hornets.’ And they’re probably not as bad as you think

Retired Kansas farmer who sent an N95 mask to Cuomo gets an award he’s waited decades for: A college degree

Both my parents are doctors and got coronavirus. I’ve never been so scared

The Disastrous Employment Numbers Show Almost Every Job Is at Risk

Why 1.4 Million Health Jobs Have Been Lost During a Huge Health Crisis

The CDC Has Been on a Steady Decline. We’re Just Finally Noticing.

Top Kashmiri Militant Is Killed, Sparking Protests and Rage

Greece says it’ll reopen to tourists on July 1 as it claims success over Covid-19

Coronavirus: Trump calls outbreak worse ‘attack’ than 9/11 and Pearl Harbor

Bank of England warns of sharpest recession on record

Sonos will launch its new app and big S2 software update on June 8th

Kenya, Somalia and Rwanda hit by deadly flooding

Kevin Spacey compares coronavirus layoffs to being accused of sexual assault

Some people obviously don’t realize when it’s a good idea to keep to yourself and let the World forget who you are for awhile.

Cruise ship in Philippine waters to return crew

Inside the Early Days of China’s Coronavirus Coverup

Coronavirus: Andy Serkis reads entire Hobbit live online for charity

‘Simply amazing’: On Willie Mays’ 89th birthday, fans share their memories

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