Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

Monday, December 09, 2019 {{ new Date().getDay() }}

WiFi is here to stay until someone figures out something better, so naturally it has become an important part of a hotel’s services. Unfortunately many hotels still charge extra for it, and whopping fees at that.  Even if you’re willing to pay for it, you want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth. Naturally, there’s an app for that. Gizmodo wrote about SpeedSpot and Hotel WiFi Test and tells us “the website will use your internet location to check your approximate location—you’ll have to grant it permission in your browser, first—and then you select your hotel from a list of suggestions. It’ll check your speed and figure the results into the rating.”

Photo: gunes t via Flickr

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

Screenshot from Aug. 25, 2020 edition of Daily Kos / Youtube

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

A federal district judge in New York ruled Monday that the U.S. Postal Service has to treat election mail as a priority, another loss for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy in the courts. The judge, Victor Marrero, also ordered that overtime and extra deliveries had to be permitted by the USPS as election mail demands. This came in a suit brought by several candidates for office and New York voters against Donald Trump and DeJoy.

Keep reading... Show less