John Prine: Bruce Springsteen leads tributes to late singer

Image copyright Getty Images Bruce Springsteen has said he is “crushed by the loss” of US country-folk singer John Prine. The Grammy-winning songwriter died on Tuesday, aged 73, due to Covid-19 complications, his publicist confirmed. Prine had been in hospital in Nashville since last week with coronavirus symptoms, with his…

WebAssembly meets Kubernetes with Krustlet

Linux container technology has changed the face of computing, but especially distributed computing in publicly rentable servers commonly said to be “the public cloud” (like Microsoft Azure). With containers came tooling – like Docker – and systems that orchestrate potentially millions of them – with Kubernetes becoming the most widely used. Together, they have enabled millions of developers and organizations to deliver software…

Coronavirus: The impossibility of home-schooling a nation

When UK schools closed their doors amid the coronavirus crisis a couple of weeks ago, a second – and for some, horrifying – epidemic started to spread: that of home schooling. Children returned home laden with homework packs or, in some cases, full online timetables and parents made uneasy transitions…

China Eases Wuhan Lockdown, but Coronavirus Fight Remains Incomplete

WUHAN—Chinese leaders and many medical experts have held up this city as an example of what can be achieved through extreme efforts to contain the coronavirus. It’s now becoming clear the battle in Wuhan is far from over—and the human cost much higher than officially acknowledged. The city has announced…

Overtime – Episode #411 (Originally aired 1/20/17)

Overtime Episode #411 (Originally aired 1/20/17) – Bill and his roundtable guests Jane Fonda, Keith Olbermann, Heather McGhee, Jon Meacham, and Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez answer fan questions from the latest show. Source link

Former Fifa executives accused of bribes over World Cup bidding

Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in 2010, with Russia given the 2018 tournament Former Fifa executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup, according to US prosecutors. In what could be a highly significant twist in the FBI’s long-running investigation…

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