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Wednesday Notes: AI x Jobs, Sports roundup, Joe Holder on Silence, Netflix password sharing crackdown

Wednesday Notes: AI x Jobs, Sports roundup, Joe Holder on Silence, Netflix password sharing crackdown

Today's Events

  • Nike Air Jordan 6 "Toro Brav0", Available May 24, 2023 at 10:00 ET AM on SNKRs
  • Nike Ja 1 "Hunger", Available May 25, 2023 at 10:00 ET AM on SNKRs
  • Nike Air Max 1 "Escape", Available May 25, 2023 at 10:00 ET AM on SNKRs
  • Nike AJKO 1 "Bleached Aqua", Available May 25, 2023 at 10:00 ET AM on SNKRs

A.I.’s Threat to Jobs Prompts Question of Who Protects Workers

Tens of millions of jobs could be automated by generative artificial intelligence. The makers of new technologies are looking to the government to step in.

A.I.’s Threat to Jobs Prompts Question of Who Protects Workers
Tens of millions of jobs could be automated by generative artificial intelligence. The makers of new technologies are looking to the government to step in.

Almost 200,000 Job Cuts in Tech Pushes New Grads to Wall Street

More young workers are reconsidering finance jobs with prominent companies culling workers and cutting pay for new hires.

Almost 200,000 Job Cuts in Tech Pushes New Grads to Wall Street
With prominent companies culling workers and cutting pay for new hires, more young workers are reconsidering finance jobs.

Sports Roundup: Celtics Avoid Sweep, Vinicius, Roger Goodell extension, Possible changes coming to NFL Commissioner role, NIL Regulator

Sports Roundup: Celtics Avoid Sweep, Vinicius, Roger Goodell extension, Possible changes coming to NFL Commissioner role, NIL Regulator
Boston Celtics show ‘Poise’ facing elimination, extend series. C’s show ‘poise’ facing elimination, extend seriesThe Celtics flipped the script in Game 4, outshooting the Heat to extend the series.ESPNTim Bontemps Vinicius won’t be suspended for Valencia red card Vinicius won’t be suspended for…


Retailers Clamp Down on Returns

Merchants shorten return windows, increase mail fees, and offer discounts to discourage returns.

Retailers Clamp Down on Returns
By one measure, it costs a retailer $27 to process $100 worth of returns. Discouraging returns has become a top priority for merchants looking to boost profits.

Netflix password-sharing crackdown rolls out in the U.S.

In an email to members, the streamer said: “Your Netflix account is for you and the people you live with — your household.” Members can transfer a profile of someone outside of their household so that the person can begin a membership they pay for on their own. Or they can pay an extra fee — $7.99 a month — per person.

Netflix password-sharing crackdown rolls out in the U.S.
After months of anticipation, Netflix began its password-sharing crackdown in the United States.

Joe Holder Spent Four Days In Absolute Silence, and So Should You

GQ wellness columnist Joe Holder says you don’t need an exotic location to do a silent retreat—just a genuine commitment to slowing down and blocking out the noise.

I Spent Four Days In Absolute Silence and So Should You
GQ wellness columnist Joe Holder says you don’t need an exotic location to do a silent retreat—just a genuine commitment to slowing down and blocking out the noise.

Joe Freshgoods x No Free Coffee Online Drop

Joe Freshgoods x No Free Coffee Online Drop
Joe Freshgoods and Every Now & Then have collaborated with the coffee + culture collective No Free Coffee on a limited capsule titled “Joe Knows Coffee” that features a 14 oz. Heavyweight hoodie and a graphic tee. When two beautiful brands come together, magic happens. Everything is natural. Brothe…

Kith Classics for adidas Originals Summer 2023

Kith Classics reprises its partnership with adidas Originals to reintroduce timeless silhouettes for the season—the Samba, Superstar, and Campus 80s.

Kith Classics for adidas Originals Summer 2023
Kith Classics reprises its partnership with adidas Originals to reintroduce timeless silhouettes for the season—the Samba, Superstar, and Campus 80s. Each co-branded model features a premium leather upper, suede razor-edged stripes with Kith Classic gold-foil lettering, and flat cotton laces. Every…

Black kids face racism before they even start school. It’s driving a major mental health crisis.

The drivers of the mental health crisis for Black children begin early and persist through a lifetime. Black children’s first encounters with racism can start before they are even in school, and Black teenagers report experiencing an average of five instances of racial discrimination per day. Young Black students are often perceived as less innocent and older than their age, leading to disproportionately harsher discipline in schools.

Black kids face racism before they even start school. It’s driving a major mental health crisis. - New York Amsterdam News
Black children’s first encounters with racism can start before they are even in school, and Black teenagers report experiencing an average of five instances of racial discrimination per day.

In Philadelphia, Photographer Judith Joy Ross Helps a Nation See Itself

An engaging retrospective of Ross’s work—spanning portraits of congresspeople, Vietnam vets, and Pennsylvania teenagers—is on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through August 6.

In Philadelphia, Photographer Judith Joy Ross Helps a Nation See Itself
An engaging retrospective of Ross’s work—spanning portraits of congresspeople, Vietnam vets, and Pennsylvania teenagers—is on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through August 6.

Meta Agrees to Sell Giphy on Regulator's Order

Shutterstock said it agreed to buy Giphy for $53 million in net cash, giving it a mobile content platform with 1.7 billion daily users.

Facebook Parent Meta Agrees to Sell Giphy for $53 Million on Regulator’s Order
Shutterstock said it agreed to buy Giphy for $53 million in net cash, giving it a mobile content platform with 1.7 billion daily users.

How some people get away with doing nothing at work

How some people get away with doing nothing at work
All hail the jobless employed.

Halle Bailey Makes a Splash in ‘The Little Mermaid’

Halle Bailey: ‘The Little Mermaid’ Star Connects With Her Inner Ariel
Her first major film role has come with big expectations and a racist backlash. But the Grammy-nominated singer isn’t easily deterred.

2024 Sneaker Releases

Jun
14

Friday Notes for June 14th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, June 14th, 2024.
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13
Thursday Notes for June 13th, 2024

Thursday Notes for June 13th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 13th, 2024.
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Jun
12
Wednesday Notes for June 12th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 12th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 12th, 2024.
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Jun
11
Tuesday Notes for June 11th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 11th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 11th, 2024.
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Jun
10
Monday Notes for June 10th, 2024

Monday Notes for June 10th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Monday, June 10th, 2024. A Look at the NBA Finals Game 2 Recap.
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Jun
07
Friday Notes for June 7th, 2024

Friday Notes for June 7th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, June 7th, 2024. A Look at the NBA Finals Game Recaps and new music from Tems and Kaytranada.
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Jun
06
Thursday Notes for June 6th, 2024

Thursday Notes for June 6th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 5th, 2024. A Look at Kendrick Lamar's Juneteenth, NBA Finals preview and more.
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Jun
05
Wednesday Notes for June 5th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 5th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 4th, 2024. A Look at Angel Reese, NPR Music.
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Jun
04
Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1000 collaboration

Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1000 collaboration

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Jun
04
Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 3rd, 2024. A Look at Justin Jefferson, Fearless Funds court injunction, Zach Fox and more.
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Jun
03
Monday Notes for June 3rd, 2024

Monday Notes for June 3rd, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, May 31st, 2024. A Look at Vince Staples, Kendrick Lamar, NBA Finals Preview, and the latest sneakers.
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May
31
Friday Notes for May 31st, 2024

Friday Notes for May 31st, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, May 31st, 2024. A Look at Vince Staples, Kendrick Lamar, NBA Finals Preview, and the latest sneakers.
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May
30
Thursday Notes for May 30th, 2024

Thursday Notes for May 30th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
29
Wednesday Notes for May 29th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 29th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
28
Tuesday Notes for May 28th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 28th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
27
Monday Notes for May 27th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 27th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
24
Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Sports
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May
23

Thursday Notes for May 23rd, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
22
Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

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May
22
Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
21
Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Sports
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May
21
Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Key Takeaways * Tyshawn Jones has launched his second signature sneaker with Adidas, the Tyshawn Low. * The sneaker is designed to
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May
20
Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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Apr
08
adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

Lionel Messi's collaboration with Adidas Sambas, inspired by his time with Inter Miami, presents a captivating blend of style, performance,
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Apr
08
Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

The latest collaboration between Bode and Nike centered around the re-release of the Astro Grabber, a shoe with a rich
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Feb
08
Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

The Bodega x Saucony Jaunt Woven is a testament to the fusion of aesthetic appeal and functional design. It's a
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Jan
29
Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

The Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail" colorways are slated for release in the Spring and
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Jan
25
Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

View this post on Instagram A post shared by zSneakerHeadz (@zsneakerheadz) Sneaker culture is excited as the iconic Air Jordan
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Jan
22
Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

The Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail," set to release in April 2024, is a highly anticipated addition to the Jordan Brand's Special Edition (SE) range.
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Apr
25
Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

2024 will feature the release of the Air Jordan 5 "Olive" in of Army Olive, Solar Orange, and Black. Air
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