French 75

French 75

  • 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) gin
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons (3/4 ounce) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) simple syrup
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) dry sparkling wine, such as brut Champagne, chilled

Curl lemon peel around finger to create twist at least 6 inches long.

A Reporter Raced a Machine (Automated Insights’s WordSmith)

An NPR Reporter Raced A Machine To Write A News Story. Who Won?
May 20, 2015

A company called Automated Insights created a program called WordSmith


Human Or Machine: Can You Tell Who Wrote These Poems?
June 27, 2016

Rise of the Robots (by Martin Ford)

Rise of the Robots
Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future
by Martin Ford

… it was written by a robot, by a system from a company called Narrative Science

Health care is one of the areas where there’s just a tremendous amount of potential and promise. So far, what we’ve seen in health care is that it has really lagged other areas of the economy in terms of what technology has been able to do. We haven’t seen the kind of disruptive impact that we’ve seen in a lot of other areas in health care. And that’s part of the reason that the costs remain so high.