By Olivia Vanni | [email protected] | Boston Herald March 27, 2019 at 9:52 pm #BARGOALS: Boston Logan International Airport is now home to a bar dedicated to our Bruins, and a bunch of big names gathered there to christen the black and gold spot earlier this week. Among the bold-facers, joined by the Winthrop girls hockey team, celebrating the grand opening of the Bruins Bar at Terminal A: hockey great Johnny “The Chief” Bucyk; Bruins President Cam Neely; current players Kevan Miller and Sean Kuraly; John Pranckevicius, acting CEO and executive director at Massport; Ed Freni, director of aviation at Massport; Paul McGinn, president of MarketPlace Development; Charlie Jacobs, CEO of Delaware North’s Boston Holdings; and Kevin Kelly, president of Delaware North Travel. SO ON BRAND: Branded in Boston wants folks to master the art of influence. The Hub is invited to an evening of embracing some of our city’s coolest brands and learning from locally … [Read more...] about SideTrack: Cam Neely, Camille Kostek … and more
Big brother and the holding company
Sunday, February 10, 2019 by: Lance D Johnson Tags: advertisers, badhealth, badmedicine, Big Brother, data collection, dementia patients, future tech, Glitch, hackers, human care, human connection, love, Mental illness, monitoring, patient compliance, police state, privacy, public health problem, smart meters, surveillance, surveillance programs (Natural News) Smart Meters have drastically changed how utility companies collect energy usage data from customers. Old-fashioned meters had to be checked manually, but they ensured privacy for the homeowner. Now Smart Meters share data on energy usage with third parties, tracking and analyzing every use of natural gas, electricity, and water within the home. This valuable energy usage data is now being shared with governments and medical institutions to conduct medical surveillance against citizens. In the United Kingdom, Smart Meters will be used to track dementia patients’ household habits to monitor for sudden changes that … [Read more...] about Smart Meters to start tracking dementia patients in the U.K. as Big Brother wields medical surveillance tech against its own citizens
Claire McCaskill and Chuck Schumer had a seemingly picayune run-in over the summer that spoke volumes about the Democrats’ lousy performance in a slate of battleground Senate races Tuesday. The embattled Missouri Democrat’s campaign was on high-octane, flush with cash and, in McCaskill’s opinion, in no need of outside help from the Democrats’ campaign arm to run TV ads. But Schumer, the Senate minority leader, kept pushing: He wanted the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to blanket Missouri’s airwaves with TV commercials.Story Continued Below McCaskill prevailed, persuading Schumer to pump more than $6.5 million into the Missouri Democratic Party to give her turnout operation a dramatic boost, according to multiple people familiar with the conversations. It was the type of political cunning that the two-term senator had demonstrated in the past to win close Senate races. McCaskill lost anyway. Across the country Democrats similarly outraised their … [Read more...] about ‘Pretty ballsy’: How McConnell and Trump blew away Senate Democrats
NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co (GE.N) and other large companies are trying to chip away at rising childbirth costs for U.S. employees, working directly with hospitals to reduce cesarean sections and related complications. Samantha Domenget, a GE employee, who participated in the GE maternity care program, holds her daughter, Norah, who was born one day earlier at the Waukesha Memorial Hospital in Waukesha, Wisconsin, U.S., August 8, 2018. Courtesy Samantha Domenget/Handout via REUTERS The efforts are in very early stages, with few details on their impact outside of cost savings of a few million dollars so far. But they illustrate yet another path companies are taking to bring down U.S. medical costs by working with doctors and hospitals to set health goals. GE’s maternity strategy is designed to steer its employees to hospitals that are believed to provide better care and less likely to recommend unnecessary and costly interventions, company officials … [Read more...] about U.S. companies team up with hospitals to reduce employee maternity…
By Brandon Mercer and SFGATE Staff Updated 12:53 pm PDT, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 What are the (modern) rules for Trick or Treating? We answer the probing questions about how to "Halloween" in 2018. Swipe or click through the gallery to see. ==> What are the (modern) rules for Trick or Treating? We answer the probing questions about how to "Halloween" in 2018. Swipe or click through the gallery to see. ==> Photo: Susan.k./Getty Images, Getty How early is too early?We get it. You have toddlers, with the most adorable pumpkin, or candy corn onesies, and you want to take them around while it's light out, and before their 7 p.m. bedtime. Sweet. I'm not ready for you at 4 p.m. Frankly, at that time it's just high school latchkey kids at home anyway, and they have no idea where their parents hid the candy. less How early is too early? We get it. You have toddlers, with the most adorable … [Read more...] about Trick or treating etiquette this Halloween is more complex then ever. Here are the new rules.