The Daily Populous

Friday January 5th, 2018 morning edition

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But in the short term, they cause unemployment and anxiety for those who lose their jobs to automation and are left unemployed.

To demonstrate his point, Buffett points to 1776, when the United States declared its independence, and the evolution of farming technology.

"Replicating those early days would require that 80% or so of today's workers be employed on farms simply to provide the food and cotton we need.

Give the credit to those who brought us tractors, planters, cotton gins, combines, fertilizer, irrigation and a host of other productivity improvements," writes Buffett.

They freed nearly 80% of the nation's workforce to redeploy their efforts into new industries that have changed our way of life.".

"In 1776, America set off to unleash human potential by combining market economics, the rule of law and equality of opportunity.

This foundation was an act of genius that in only 241 years converted our original villages and prairies into $96 trillion of wealth," he says. »

The FCC is Preparing to Weaken the Definition of Broadband

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We're about to see this effort take shape once again as the FCC prepares to vote in February for a new proposal that would dramatically weaken the definition of broadband.

"In effect, by a definition change the FCC will have done away with a lot of the digital divide," Dawson notes.

"And if they lower the definition of landline broadband they will categorize even more homes as having adequate broadband.". »

Hulu Nabs ‘Lost’ Exclusive Subscription Streaming Rights From Netflix

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Related 'Animaniacs' Reboot Lands Two-Season Straight-to-Series Order at Hulu What's Coming to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime in January 2018.

Hulu, when it launched “Lost” on Thursday, also was streaming the shortened version of the final episode (broken into two 43-minute parts).

According to a Hulu rep, the streaming service is getting the full, uncut version of the series finale and will make it available shortly. »

Kendrick Lamar Producing, Curating Black Panther Soundtrack Album

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Kendrick Lamar and Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith will curate and produce Black Panther: The Album, the soundtrack for Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther film.

Kendrick added, “Marvel Studios’ Black Panther is amazing, from its cast to its director.

Black Panther hits theaters on February 16, and the soundtrack is due out February 9. »