LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #246
This week's episode brings a brief essay, retransmission of an excerpt of a program from US government external broadcaster Voice of America concerning the cyber-snooping situation, and a news miscellany.
- Zero Hedge: Number Of Older Workers (55 And Over) Rises To New Record High
- PJ Tatler: Payroll-to-Population Ratio Keeps Shrinking
- Zero Hedge: Where The (Low-Paying) Jobs Were Are
- Public Libraries News: New Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman will “bang the drum” for libraries
- The Bookseller: Blackman named Children’s Laureate
- The Telegraph: Malorie Blackman is a great choice to inspire children - - Malorie Blackman, author of the Noughts & Crosses, has the wit and passion to be a fantastic Children’s Laureate for 2013-2015, says Martin Chilton.
- BBC News: Malorie Blackman Q&A: Meet the new Children's Laureate
- B&N Removes Nook for PC and Nook for Mac Apps
- The Daily Dot: How to get by on the Internet without PRISM companies
- SNWH: The Threat of Immortality
- Fox News: College professor says 'obese' grad applicants lack 'willpower' to finish degrees
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