Tag Archives: blue

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June 29, 2017

Feeling blue

By Brett Yates

There’s a moment in the overrated sci-fi movie “Ex Machina” where the robot, whose programming allows her to discern unfailingly when someone isn’t telling the truth, is interviewing the protagonist. The first question: “What’s your favorite color?”

The protagonist replies that it’s…

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May 18, 2017

Brought to you by Blue Apron

By Brett Yates

Do you listen to podcasts? If so, have you noticed that pretty much every advertisement-supported podcast is funded by the same set of sponsors? These, in no particular order, are Blue Apron, Squarespace, Audible, Casper Sleep, Stamps.com, and Dollar Shave Club.

The…