Cam Newton and the Patriots? It’s a marriage of convenience

Cam Newton and the Patriots? It’s a marriage of convenience

The Patriots signing Cam Newton to a one-year, incentive-laden deal can be summed up in six words.”What do we got to lose?”And that goes for both sides.Download the MyTeams app for the latest Patriots news and analysisNewton had no better options. The Patriots? Well, they may have no better quarterbacks, since the battle currently is between…

ICYMI Python on Microcontrollers: Discord 20k, Summer of Making, Python 3.9 and more! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython #ICYMI @micropython @ThePSF

ICYMI Python on Microcontrollers: Discord 20k, Summer of Making, Python 3.9 and more! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython #ICYMI @micropython @ThePSF

ICYMI (In case you missed it) – Yesterday’s Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter from AdafruitDaily.com went out.If you missed it, subscribe now! – You’ll get one terrific newsletter each Tuesday (before this post). Over 7,878 subscribers worldwide!The next newsletter goes out in a week and being subscribed the best way to keep up with all things Python for hardware. No…

HomeFront: ‘We’re trying to bring people together.’

HomeFront: ‘We’re trying to bring people together.’

MUSIC: With Tanglewood opening Wednesday — sort of — the Globe’s experts explore the reinvented music festival, a virtual experience the Boston Symphony Orchestra is approaching in glass-half-full mode.“At the Tanglewood campus in Lenox, preparations for this summer look different from all others,” writes Zoë Madonna. The BSO was “holding out all hope” for a…

Public Education’s White Flight Problem

Public Education’s White Flight Problem

Compassionate Eye Foundation / Robert Daly / OJO Images Livia Gershon| Longreads | June 2020 | 6 minutes (1,576 words) Last year, the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education came and went, and America’s public schools are the most segregated they’ve been in decades. According to a report by the Civil Rights Project…

Darien Williams: Chronicling Black resilience to disaster

Darien Williams: Chronicling Black resilience to disaster

“It’s such a weird sort of whiplash,” Darien Alexander Williams says, about how he has felt these past weeks. “It’s been very strange to go from this quarantine life, to crowds of thousands of people, to inhaling tear gas, to writing emails and answering Doodle Polls and finishing up a paper. And then going back…

Is Houston A Prophetic City? Or A Pathetic City?

Is Houston A Prophetic City? Or A Pathetic City?

One of the side effects of living in a city that runs on oil and gas is that time feels cyclical. Instead of progressing from the past to the future, life in Houston has historically alternated between boom and bust. It’s as if the city runs on some Mayan calendar that repeats itself over and…