This is what the Olympic ideal should be: A nation embracing the potential for sport as a result of earning the right to host the Games. It’s happening in China. As China Focus notes: Before winning the right to host the world’s largest winter sporting event, China’s winter sports facilities were almost non-existent. In 1999, … Continue reading China Focus: China’s growing love for winter sports
Day: March 20, 2021
The thoughts not shared The words not said The secrets not revealed The image not destroyed
An open letter to the NCAA’s Mark Emmert
Dear Mr. Emmert, For the better part of a year, your office has told one and all that every student-athlete matters in this time of crisis. EVERY student-athlete. And, yet, your signature events — the basketball championships — are underway and...ugh. Who in your office thought that rolling out a top-of-the-line experience for the (still … Continue reading An open letter to the NCAA’s Mark Emmert
Spiked: Lived experience is gaslighting
This op-ed ought to generate plenty of conversation. Here’s the key excerpt, in my opinion: You do not ask for evidence to substantiate claims of lived experience. Data and analysis count for nothing in the face of what people feel. The truths of social experience — the measurable reality of racist attitudes in the press … Continue reading Spiked: Lived experience is gaslighting
I live maybe 1/4-mile from a hospital. There’s a helipad at that hospital. And no matter what kind of day I’m having, when the sound of those helicopter blades are audible — no matter if they’re increasing in noise because the helicopter is coming in or getting ready to go out — my heart skips … Continue reading The helicopter
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Before killing spree, Georgia let an industry that fetishizes Asian women flourish
That’s a damning headline that admits the truth.
China Daily: Time to think about 6G
Wait. 6G? Yes, and China is already thinking about it.