‘Just Mercy’ puts Michael B. Jordan in the awards race: Review

[ad_1] By any measure, Bryan Stevenson is a remarkable man: A Harvard-educated lawyer, he’s devoted his 30-plus-year career to fighting for social justice and legal reform for the poor, the disenfranchised, and the wrongly convicted, including those sentenced to execution.  The new movie about him, on the other hand, is nothing that radical. Just Mercy […]

Jay Inslee wins kudos for championing climate policy as he exits race – 10minmail

[ad_1] Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks with Marsha Maus, a resident of Agoura Hills, Calif., during a visit to the site of the Woolsey Fire, which Inslee said “was made worse by climate change.” (Jay Inslee Photo via Twitter) Jay Inslee may be out of the presidential race, but he’s not out of the minds […]

Robotic race car platform from Univ. of Washington designed to speed research around A.I. – 10minmail

[ad_1] A fleet of MuSHR robotic race cars from the University of Washington. (UW Photo / Mark Stone) The drive to better understand robotics and artificial intelligence now includes a cool little robotic race car thanks to researchers in the Personal Robotics Laboratory at the University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & […]

Walmart’s next-day delivery now available to 75% of U.S. population, escalating shipping race with Amazon – 10minmail

[ad_1] (Bigstock Photo) Walmart and Amazon are locked in a race to bring one-day shipping to the masses, and today Walmart hit a major milestone. The retail giant said its NextDay shipping program launched in May now covers approximately 75 percent of the U.S. population. Walmart got to that milestone ahead of the original goal […]

Google’s Seattle-area footprint skyrockets to nearly 2M square feet, fueling region’s tech space race – 10minmail

[ad_1] list of Seattle-Area Engineering Centers established by out-of-town companies. Google is one of more than 100 companies from around the globe that have set up engineering centers in the Seattle region. In many ways, Google started the trend. The search giant first opened its doors in the Seattle area 14 years ago, and since then, […]